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Winter Sunshine Cocktail Recipe

Hello friends and Pleased Monday!  Jorge and I recently got a new pug (yay!!) and to celebrate, we’re shaking up a few of these Winter Sunshine cocktails in partnership with Tropicana Premium Lemonade. We picked…


Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Last week, I shared a round up of some of my favorite Holiday cookies recipes.  This week, I’ve got something new for you:  Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Glaze. I recently posted this recipe…


7 Holiday Cookie Recipes + Macy’s Holiday Cooking Demo

Pleased Friday everyone and Pleased Holidays! Let me start by saying that tomorrow I’ll be hosting a Holiday cooking demonstration at Macy’s Mission Valley at 12noon.  The event was sold out, but they opened up a few…


Deviled Eggs with Caviar and Potato Chips

Each year for Thanksgiving, I like to come up with a new deviled egg recipe that’s fun and unexpected.  This year, I’m mixing fancy with familiar. The inspiration for these eggs comes from a recent…


Three Thanksgiving Cocktails

Cheers and Pleased Friday!! Thanksgiving is just under 2 weeks away, so now’s a excellent time to start plotting your menu.  I always like to serve a signature cocktail or two at Thanksgiving dinner while…


Pumpkin, Olive Oil and Dark Chocolate Cake

Hello friends and Pleased Virtual Pumpkin Party Day!!  Today, 75+ bloggers are sharing their favorite pumpkin recipes, and I am bringing this Pumpkin, Olive Oil and Dark Chocolate Cake to the table! Every October, the…


Raspberry Pimm’s Cup Recipe

Today’s cocktail, prepared in partnership with Tropicana Premium Lemonade, is so darn fresh.  Just a small something I shook up to celebrate the completion of a small home project. With summer’s bounty coming to a…


Wild Mushroom and Mascarpone Risotto Recipe

All-Clad recently sent me one of their new Prep & Cook appliances, and so far, I’ve been loving it. The Prep & Cook is a food processor and cooker all-in-one.  It cuts, prepares and cooks…


A Visit to France with Comté Cheese

A few months ago, I got the opportunity to spend five days in France to learn all about Comté cheese.  This experience was provided by the Comté Cheese Association.  I’m sharing all the tasty details below! Before…


Summer Squash Rigatoni Recipe

I saw this recipe in a recent edition of Bon Appétit, and I was pleasantly surprised at how simple and tasty it was.  It’s quickly become a weeknight staple at our house. Zucchini and summer squash are…


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