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7 Insider Tips For Your First Capri Vacation

7 Insider Tips For Your First Capri Vacation

Jaw-dropping scenery, brilliantly simple cuisine, and luxury shopping make Capri a sought-after destination in Southern Italy. There's a reason why so many celebrities park their yachts on this breathtaking island! You'll spend your days wandering through the gorgeous...

The Most Refreshing Cold Red Pepper Soup with Summer Herbs

The Most Refreshing Cold Red Pepper Soup with Summer Herbs

Do you ever have a craving for something satisfying and comforting, but light enough to power you through the day? Soup is always the answer in my book. Whether it’s served hot or cold, vegetable soups are packed with hearty flavors and nourishing ingredients. On a...

Cocktails
This Classic Manhattan Recipe Is The Perfect Autumn Cocktail

This Classic Manhattan Recipe Is The Perfect Autumn Cocktail

I love Autumn in New York. This particular Autumn of 2021, is very emotional for me. I'm leaving my apartment overlooking Central Park and I'm downsizing to smaller digs a few blocks away! I've been going through old photos, throwing things away, and donating so much....

Cucumber Cilantro Tonic

Cucumber Cilantro Tonic

Now, more than ever, self-care is so important! My Cucumber Cilantro Tonic will make you feel like you're having a day at the spa, with an added splash of tequila 😉. There's something about the blend of cucumber, lime juice, and cilantro that puts my whole body at...

Kumquat Bellini

Kumquat Bellini

Kumquats are a seasonal fall and winter fruit but many of us never use them in cooking! What do you do with them anyway?  I’ve developed these recipes that I know you’ll love. This grape-sized fruit is in the citrus family.  They have a hint of sweetness. You can eat...

Hors D’Oeuvres
My Secret Ingredient Sweet Potatoes

My Secret Ingredient Sweet Potatoes

You can’t go wrong with my Secret Ingredient Sweet Potatoes for an easy appetizer. With simple ingredients and day-of prep, these adorable sweet potato bites are a no-brainer for your holiday table. The secret ingredients here are fresh orange and pineapple. Every...

Grilled Artichokes with Remoulade

Grilled Artichokes with Remoulade

Grilled artichokes are one of life's simple pleasures. Artichokes can be so much fun to eat! I brush them with butter and garlic and grill them to get a wonderful smoky flavor. You can't have grilled artichokes without a rich, tangy dipping sauce like remoulade! Since...

Entrées
Learn My Secrets to the Best Sweet-and-Sour Brisket

Learn My Secrets to the Best Sweet-and-Sour Brisket

I've posted several brisket recipes in the past, but bar none, this year's brisket is the best I've ever made.  It's so perfectly tender that it melts in your mouth. The Perfect Brisket Let me tell you, I've had my fair share of tough, chewy brisket in my life. After...

Asian-Style Sticky Ribs

Asian-Style Sticky Ribs

If you have the time, low and slow is always the best way to cook your food. My favorite part about BBQ ribs is that the longer you cook them, the more tender they get! These Asian-style sticky ribs were a huge hit at my first dinner party of the summer. There wasn't...

Desserts
Fall is Here. Make The Best Apple Cake Recipe!

Fall is Here. Make The Best Apple Cake Recipe!

I have a confession to make: Sometimes I get so caught up with life that I don’t have time to create new recipes! When this happens, one of my favorite things to do is search online for recipes that inspire me. Recently, I took a recipe break and stumbled upon an...

5 Fantastic Grill Dishes For Your Memorial Day BBQ

5 Fantastic Grill Dishes For Your Memorial Day BBQ

I'm ready to party! Aren't you? I feel like I've been let loose from my cage! Memorial Day Weekend certainly has a different kind of significance this time around. Not only is it the unofficial start of summer (and a vaccinated summer at that!), but now we can all get...

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