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Crostini with Herbed Ricotta and Candied Kumquats

Crostini with Herbed Ricotta and Candied Kumquats

Crostini originated when poor Italian peasants used bread to eat their food off of instead of plates, because they didn't have any! It was often stale and had to be soaked in a liquid to make it edible. Today, you can find crostini around the world, served as small...

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...

Manhattan with Spiced Brandied Cherries

Manhattan with Spiced Brandied Cherries

On a cold winter night, what could be better than sitting by the fire drinking a Manhattan with spiced brandied cherries? My hubby and I love classic cocktails, but of course I put in a twist by making my own brandied cherries. You can of course go buy some, but I...

Parmesan Polenta

Parmesan Polenta

  Parmesan Polenta 3½ cups chicken or vegetable stock1 bay leafSaltFreshly ground black pepper1 cup polenta4 tablespoons unsalted butter½ cup grated ParmesanChives, finely chopped for garnish In a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine the stock with the bay...

Blood Orange Mint Sorbet

Blood Orange Mint Sorbet

    Blood Orange Mint Sorbet Zest from 1 orange Zest from 1 lemon ¼ cup honey ¾ cup sugar 2 sprigs fresh mint 2 cups water Juice from 3 blood oranges Juice from 1 orange Juice from 1 lemon Place the orange and lemon zest, honey, sugar, mint, and water in a...

Strawberry Risotto

Strawberry Risotto

  Strawberry Risotto 2 cups chicken stock2 unsalted butter½ yellow onion, finely chopped½ cup arborio rice½ cup Nicole Miller Rosé Wine½ cup mashed strawberries2 tablespoons heavy creamSaltFreshly ground white pepperFresh basil leaves Pour the stock into a pot...

Cappuccino Mousse

Cappuccino Mousse

  Cappuccino Mousse 1½ cups whipping cream4 large eggs, separated, at room temperature½ pound bittersweet chocolate, chopped4 teaspoons instant espresso powder⅛ teaspoon cream of tartar¼ cup sugar¾ teaspoon vanilla extractUnsweetened whipped cream, as optional...

Branzino Provençal in Parchment

Branzino Provençal in Parchment

Branzino Provençal in Parchment 6 Branzino filets (1/2 pound each), skin on, trimmed, and pin bones removed Or 3 whole fish about a pound each. Ask your fish monger to clean 6 sprigs fresh rosemary, sprigs removed and chopped 3 cups fresh fennel, sliced into thin...

Coconut Magic Bars

Coconut Magic Bars

  Coconut Magic Bars 8 tablespoons (1 stick)  unsalted butter1½ cups coarse graham cracker crumbs, preferably low-fat1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk, skim or low fat6 ounces (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips1 3 ½-ounce can sweetened flaked coconut1 cup (4...

Chocolate Covered Almond-Orange Biscotti

Chocolate Covered Almond-Orange Biscotti

  Chocolate Covered Almond-Orange Biscotti 12 ounces (about 2¼ cups) whole, unblanched almondsSoftened butter, for the baking pan, unless using parchment paper1¾ cups sugar¼ cup minced orange zest (colored part of peel, removed with a zester and minced)3 cups...

Zucchini-Walnut Muffins with a Twist of Lemon

Zucchini-Walnut Muffins with a Twist of Lemon

    Zucchini-Walnut Muffins with a Twist of Lemon Solid vegetable shortening, for the baking pans2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt¾ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg3 large eggs, at room...

Thai Red Seafood Curry

Thai Red Seafood Curry

  Thai Red Seafood Curry 3 tablespoons olive oil½ small yellow onion, peeled and thinly sliced2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh lemongrass bulb6 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped4 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger1 serrano chili, stemmed and sliced...

Winter Salad of Grapefruit, Fennel, and Watercress

Winter Salad of Grapefruit, Fennel, and Watercress

Winter Salad of Grapefruit, Fennel, and Watercress Ingredients for the Salad3 medium pink grapefruits (1 ½ pounds total)2 medium bunches watercress, tough 1 ½ inches of bottom stems trimmed1 medium fennel bulb, very thinly sliced1 small red onion, peeled, halved and...

Chai (Indian Spiced Tea)

Chai (Indian Spiced Tea)

    Chai (Indian Spiced Tea) test Ingredients for Masala Chai Spice4 teaspoons freshly ground canela (a soft and fragrant type of cinnamon; canela chips are easiest to grind)4 teaspoons freshly ground cloves1 tablespoon freshly ground green (not white)...

New Year’s Black-Eyed Pea Salad

New Year’s Black-Eyed Pea Salad

  New Year’s Black-Eyed Pea Salad 1 pound dried black-eyed peas, picked over, see Note6 tablespoons cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil5 tablespoons white wine vinegar1½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce1¼ teaspoons Tabasco Pepper Sauce2 garlic cloves, peeled and...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Walnut Butter

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Walnut Butter

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple-Walnut Butter ⅔ cup chopped toasted walnuts4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened3 tablespoons genuine maple syrupsaltFreshly ground black pepper2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed2 tablespoons canola oil Position a rack in the...

Extra-Spicy Gingersnaps

Extra-Spicy Gingersnaps

  Extra-Spicy Gingersnaps Solid vegetable shortening, for the cookie sheets, plus ¼ cup shortening2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder2 teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cinnamon½ teaspoon dry mustard½ teaspoon ground white pepper½...

Chocolate Peppermint Martini

Chocolate Peppermint Martini

Chocolate Peppermint Martini 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted (you can do this in the microwave or use a double boiler)½ cup peppermint candy, crushed in a food processor or crushed in a Ziplock bag with a mallet4 oz. Peppermint Schnapps4 oz. Godiva Chocolate...

Indulge Yourself With My Deviled Eggs and Caviar, Two Ways

Indulge Yourself With My Deviled Eggs and Caviar, Two Ways

How many of you grew up eating deviled eggs? To me, deviled eggs are all kinds of nostalgic and they bring back memories of growing up in Texas. This one-bite appetizer is decadent, but barely takes up any time in the kitchen. What's not to like?! As you're planning...

2020 Holiday Gift Guide For The Food Lover In Your Life

2020 Holiday Gift Guide For The Food Lover In Your Life

What should you get for your favorite cooks, hosts, and foodies this holiday season?? Well, I just happen to be the perfect person to answer that question. While the holidays might look a little different this year, that doesn't mean you can't express how much you...

Polenta-Crusted Deep Dish Cheese and Vegetable Tart

Polenta-Crusted Deep Dish Cheese and Vegetable Tart

  Polenta-Crusted Deep-Dish Cheese and Roasted Vegetable Tart 1 medium eggplant, about 1 pound, cut lengthwise into ¾-inch-thick slices2 large portobello mushroom caps, about ¾-pound total3 fresh plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise and seeded6 tablespoons olive...

Walnut Brownies U.S.A.

Walnut Brownies U.S.A.

  Walnut Brownies U.S.A. Solid vegetable shortening, for the pan 4 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 2 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon packed dark-brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract ⅛...

Three-Cheese Pasta Gratin with Mushrooms and Radicchio

Three-Cheese Pasta Gratin with Mushrooms and Radicchio

      Three-Cheese Pasta Gratin 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus butter for the baking dish 4  garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 pound 3 large) portobello mushrooms, stem ends trimmed, cut into ½-inch chunks Salt 1...

Sunberry Jam

Sunberry Jam

  Sunberry Jam 1 (16-ounce) bag unsweetened frozen strawberries, with their juices, or 2 ½ pints hulled, chunked fresh strawberries1 (16-ounce) bag unsweetened frozen raspberries, with their juices, or 3 pints fresh raspberries, picked over1/4 cup sugar3...

Corn Bread, Mushroom and Toasted Pecan Stuffing

Corn Bread, Mushroom and Toasted Pecan Stuffing

  Corn Bread, Mushroom and Toasted Pecan Stuffing 6 tablespoons (3/4) stick unsalted butter, plus softened butter for the baking dish2 cups chopped yellow onion1 cup finely chopped celery1 cup finely chopped carrot3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced3 tablespoons...

Balsamic-Glazed Brussels Sprouts & Pearl Onions with Bacon

Balsamic-Glazed Brussels Sprouts & Pearl Onions with Bacon

Balsamic-Glazed Brussels Sprouts & Pearl Onions with Bacon 1 pound brussels sprouts1/4 cup balsamic vinegar6 ounces thick-cut, hickory-smoked bacon, medium dice (about 6-8 slices)8 ounces pearl onions, peeled2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon saltPinch of freshly...

Harvest Nut Pie with a Touch of Bourbon and Chocolate

Harvest Nut Pie with a Touch of Bourbon and Chocolate

A whole harvest's worth of crunchy nuts is found in this rich treat, a flavor-boosted variation on old-fashioned pecan pie. A splash of good bourbon and a hint of chocolate make for a less-sweet pie, a change I find very welcome. 9-inch pie, 6-8 servings Harvest Nut...

Cranberry-Pecan Tea Bread

Cranberry-Pecan Tea Bread

    Cranberry-Pecan Tea Bread Solid vegetable shortening, for the baking pans 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1½ teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 teaspoons...

Very Lemony Pound Cake

Very Lemony Pound Cake

    Very Lemony Pound Cake Makes one 9-by-5-inch loaf Solid vegetable shortening, for the baking panFlour, for the baking pan2 ⅓ cups cake flour or all-purpose flour (not self-rising)2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg3...

Caraway Sausage, Cabbage and Apple Skillet Supper

Caraway Sausage, Cabbage and Apple Skillet Supper

      Caraway Sausage, Cabbage and Apple Skillet Supper 2 slices thick-cut preservative-free bacon, chopped 1 ½ pounds (about 6 links) fully cooked, smoked sausage, such as Aidells’ smoked-chicken-with-apple, see Note 2 medium McIntosh apples, cored, peeled,...

Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

  Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad2 large, whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 ½ pounds total)Salt4 cups broccoli florets3 cups angle-cut 2-inch pieces of asparagus9 ounces narrow fresh egg...

You Need This Cold Soup In Your Recipe Repertoire

You Need This Cold Soup In Your Recipe Repertoire

It might be fall, but there's still plenty of time to serve a cold soup as your starter! Since I'm still living out in Watermill, surrounded by so many gorgeous farm stands, I can't help but crave healthy dishes that showcase all of the raw local produce. I'm...

Chicken, Corn, and Noodle Soup with Saffron

Chicken, Corn, and Noodle Soup with Saffron

Chicken, Corn, and Noodle Soup with Saffron 8 1/2 cups chicken stock 2 pounds assorted chicken parts, including both halves of a split breast, a thigh, a wing, the neck and giblets (except the liver) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups chopped yellow onion 1 1/2 cups...

Sweet and Sour Glazed Shallots

Sweet and Sour Glazed Shallots

Sweet-and-Sour Glazed Shallots 1 pound medium shallots, peeled 3/4 cup tawny port 3/4 cup chicken stock 1 tablespoon packed golden-brown sugar 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme Freshly ground black pepper Pinch of...

A Road Trip With A New Sense of Adventure 

A Road Trip With A New Sense of Adventure 

Hi everyone! There’s no denying that 2020 has been a roller coaster for all of us. This year has brought so many ups and downs, but one of the hardest parts for me was missing the birth of my granddaughter because of the pandemic. My son and daughter-in-law live in...

Sizzling Thai Beef Salad

Sizzling Thai Beef Salad

Sizzling Thai Beef Salad 1 small flank steak, about 1 ½ pounds1/3 cup fresh lime juice2 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup olive oil3 tablespoons nam plah (Thai fish sauce, see below)1 cup finely chopped cilantro2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger3 garlic cloves, peeled...

Easy Stuffed Veal Chops

Easy Stuffed Veal Chops

This quick and easy dish, one I have been making for workday suppers for years, is, with the right accompaniments, dressy enough for a dinner party as well. Fine choices would be Rosemary-Pancetta Potato Sauté (page 161) or Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and...

Zuppa di Primavera

Zuppa di Primavera

Zuppa di Primavera Zuppa di Primavera2 tablespoons olive oil2 medium leeks, white and pale green parts only, sliced into thin rounds, separated into rings, rinsed well and drained thoroughly2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced into thin rounds2 garlic cloves, peeled...

Chris’s Turkey Salad Lettuce Cups

Chris’s Turkey Salad Lettuce Cups

This terrific recipe, from Flavors’ chef Chris Siversen, includes instructions for cooking the turkey, but of course, if you have leftovers on hand (turkey or chicken), use them for even speedier results. Chris’s Turkey Salad Lettuce Cups 2 boneless, skinless turkey...

This Herby Iced Borscht Is The Perfect Light Bite

This Herby Iced Borscht Is The Perfect Light Bite

Hi friends! As we're all starting to ease back into a little bit of normalcy, you know I have a one track mind. I can't wait to start hosting again and inviting my friends over for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres once it's safe to do so. I was going through my Flavors...

My Website Has a Brand New Look! I’m So Proud!

My Website Has a Brand New Look! I’m So Proud!

I know we could all use a little bit of good news right now, so I wanted to share something very exciting with all of you! I finally launched my new website, PamelaMorganLifestyle.com. Not only did my website get a sleek new look, but my whole brand got a facelift!...

This Gorgeous, One-Pan Branzino Dish is Always A Showstopper

This Gorgeous, One-Pan Branzino Dish is Always A Showstopper

Quarantine won't stop me from singing! Even if it's from my kitchen. 🎤🎶My good friend Richard Skipper - a talented entertainer, raconteur, and theatre historian — has spent his recent years working on his own cabaret series, "Richard Skipper Celebrates." We were...

THE FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS MANGO-RITA

THE FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS MANGO-RITA

Have you ever had a drink at a bar and desperately wished you could make it at home? I do all the time! The good news is that restaurant-quality drinks are not something you can't make at home. I've learned that most bartenders are fabulously helpful in telling you...

STRAWBERRY-WHITE PEACH CROSTATA

STRAWBERRY-WHITE PEACH CROSTATA

Who doesn't love pie? Especially in the summer, when fruit practically begs to be piled into flaky pastry and baked until bubbling with jammy goodness. But let's be honest. All that rolling, double-crusting, and edge crimping can be a pain. I'm no baker. Spare me the...

It’s Time To Stay Safe, Keep Calm and Keep On Cooking!

It’s Time To Stay Safe, Keep Calm and Keep On Cooking!

Hi friends! While the world is full of chaos right now, the one thing that always calms me down in a crisis is cooking. I hope that my blog post this week can give your eyes a little break from the stress out there and comfort you and your stomach. Cooking is a safe...

CRUNCHY CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD

CRUNCHY CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD

Cooking for my friends is one of my favorite things to do! There are a couple of staple dishes that I love to make for small events or casual parties. My Chinese chicken salad is up there as one of those repeat dishes that my friends always ask for. I have fun working...

THE BEST is YET TO COME in 2020!

THE BEST is YET TO COME in 2020!

What a year!! This year was huge for me in a lot of ways. It was a year of reinvention! I challenged myself in ways that I didn't think were possible and it felt great. For starters, I put aside my fears and put all of my energy into my very first cabaret show at the...

PERFECT POMEGRANATE MARTINI FOR THE HOLIDAYS

PERFECT POMEGRANATE MARTINI FOR THE HOLIDAYS

You all know how much I LOVE to entertain, but this time of year is a little extra special. I shift into high gear and go all out with my gold decor and menu planning! For those of you looking to entertain for the holidays, I always recommend coming up with a...

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

This pomegranate martini is the best combination of tart and sweet. It'll fit right in with all of your festive decor this holiday season. 🍸🎄🌺 Pomegranate Martini 3 ounces vodka 1/2 cup pomegranate juice 1 ounce triple sec 1 lime, juiced 2 Fresh pomegranate seeds for...

MY TOP FIVE COOKBOOKS TO GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

MY TOP FIVE COOKBOOKS TO GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

It's getting to be that time of year! For that person in your life who loves all things cooking and food, I have a list of cookbooks that'll get your friends and family excited this holiday season. I know it's pretty easy to find recipes online, but there's just...

This Juicy, Indian-Spiced Turkey Is A Thanksgiving Must

This Juicy, Indian-Spiced Turkey Is A Thanksgiving Must

I absolutely love Thanksgiving food, but sometimes you just need to change things up! This year, I decided to try an Indian-inspired menu with a spiced twist on some of my holiday favorites. When I found out that I would be cooking up this menu for a feature in New...

JUICY, INDIAN-SPICED TURKEY

JUICY, INDIAN-SPICED TURKEY

For something different this year, this Indian-spiced turkey is crazy flavorful and juicy. The yogurt marinade helps to seal in the moisture. Say goodbye to your dry turkey days! This combination of spices will have your guests begging for the recipe. 🍗 Juicy,...

A CREAMY FALL RISOTTO THAT’LL WARM YOU RIGHT UP

A CREAMY FALL RISOTTO THAT’LL WARM YOU RIGHT UP

Ah, risotto. It's one of my favorite comfort food dishes to make! I first learned how to make risotto from the one and only Lidia Bastianich at her east side flagship restaurant Felidia. Lidia taught me the importance of toasting the rice beforehand and how critical...

REDISCOVERING MY LOVE for ACORN SQUASH

REDISCOVERING MY LOVE for ACORN SQUASH

Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash 1 acorn squash 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice the acorn squash in half (top to bottom) and slice half moons...

MAPLE-ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

MAPLE-ROASTED ACORN SQUASH

This squash is so sweet, tender, and snackable! Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash 1 acorn squash 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 teaspoons cumin2 teaspoons cinnamon1 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Slice the acorn squash in...

A SNEAK PEEK at MY SWEET NEW CABARET SHOW RECIPE

A SNEAK PEEK at MY SWEET NEW CABARET SHOW RECIPE

As some of you may already know, I have another cabaret show coming up on November 7th at the Laurie Beechman Theatre! This time around, it's going to be even better with new material and special guest artist Frederick Anderson, who happens to be a friend, fashion...

THIS YEAR’S WILD FISHY FEAST WAS ONE for THE BOOKS!

THIS YEAR’S WILD FISHY FEAST WAS ONE for THE BOOKS!

If you know me, you know how much I LOVE our end of the season Fishy Feast party! It really is the perfect way to say goodbye to summer  and say hello to fall and all of the festivities that come with it.  Every year, my husband Michael goes on a summer fishing trip...

Pear and Ginger Martini

Pear and Ginger Martini

A Delicious Seasonal CocktailGinger and pear—a quintessential fall flavor combo—make this drink sweet and slightly spicy. A touch of elderflower liqueur (St. Germaine) adds the perfect floral undertone. Feel free to add more or less simple syrup depending on how sweet...

EXPLORING PORTUGAL WITH ALL OF THE CULINARY ADVENTURES

EXPLORING PORTUGAL WITH ALL OF THE CULINARY ADVENTURES

As promised in my last post about San Sebastian, I'm back with more food adventures to tell! This time, we're diving into my time in Portugal. After we wined and dined ourselves in Spain, we decided to meet our good friends in Portugal, another country we hadn't yet...

PORTUGUESE CLAMS IN WHITE WINE SAUCE

PORTUGUESE CLAMS IN WHITE WINE SAUCE

This dish of Portuguese clams in a white wine sauce, or Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato, is one of the oldest and most popular recipes from Portugal. It's usually served simply, as a first course, with a piece of crusty bread for dipping. There's loads of garlic and white wine...

I’M BACK FROM SPAIN with MICHELIN-STARRED STORIES TO TELL

I’M BACK FROM SPAIN with MICHELIN-STARRED STORIES TO TELL

Hi friends! I know It's been a minute, but I'm finally back from a wonderful three week siesta to Spain and Lisbon. I couldn't wait any longer to tell you about the amazing food experiences we had over there. This post will concentrate on San Sebastian and then the...

THE BEST GUACAMOLE MADE 3 WAYS

THE BEST GUACAMOLE MADE 3 WAYS

As you all know by now I'm a Texas girl and I've been eating guacamole since I can remember.  My mother grew up in El Paso, Texas and every time we went to visit her family we would drive across the Mexican border to Juarez to have a very authentic Mexican meal....

MANGO LIME POPSICLES

MANGO LIME POPSICLES

The next time tacos are on the dinner menu, break out these mango lime popsicles for dessert. You won’t regret it! Servings: 3 popsiclesPrep Time: 10 minTotal time: 10 minYield: 3 popsiclesIngredients 1  cup  mango, diced (can be frozen) 2  tablespoons  lime juice...

ZESTY BLUEBERRY PANNA COTTA

ZESTY BLUEBERRY PANNA COTTA

Get your hands on this Zesty Blueberry Panna Cotta with Coconut and Macadamia NutsTalk about a sexy dessert! Back when I first started Flavors Catering in the 90s, panna cotta was always a fan-favorite with all of my clients. Can you blame them? It’s creamy, decadent...

A GARBANZO BY ANY OTHER NAME…

A GARBANZO BY ANY OTHER NAME…

Chickpea SnackHere is the easiest way to reach your fiber goal everyday. These simple chickpea snacks, they're better than goldfish – and healthier. You can make them for the kids, or to just keep around in the house for you to snack on. Takes 10 minutes, and cheaper...

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOODY MARY

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOODY MARY

A Bloody Good SeasonIt’s Bloody Mary season for me. I don’t drink them in the summer. Do you? In the summer I want something more refreshing. But in the fall, when I’m brunching with my friends and family, I love nothing more than starting the meal off with this...

STRAWBERRY COCONUT MILK POPSICLES

STRAWBERRY COCONUT MILK POPSICLES

These fruity treats are my personal version of strawberries and cream. Yum!  Strawberry Coconut Milk Popsicles 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled 1 cup coconut milk (full fat) 1 tablespoon maple syrup Combine in a food processor or blender. Pour and evenly divide into...

MANGO LIME POPSICLES

MANGO LIME POPSICLES

The next time tacos are on the dinner menu, break out these mango lime popsicles for dessert. You won't regret it! Mango Lime Popsicles 1 cup mango, diced (can be frozen) 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 cup coconut water 2 tablespoons maple syrup Puree in food processor...

MINTY WATERMELON POPSICLES

MINTY WATERMELON POPSICLES

If you love watermelon mojitos, you'll want to try these minty watermelon popsicles. Minty Watermelon Popsicles 2 cups watermelon, diced2 tablespoons lime juice1/2 cup coconut water2 tablespoons maple syrup In a blender, puree 2 cups diced watermelon pieces, mint...

FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS WHITE WINE SANGRIA

FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS WHITE WINE SANGRIA

Nothing says summer like white wine sangria! Over the years I've perfected this recipe. It's fruity, fresh and has just the right kick!   Flirting With Flavors White Wine Sangria 1 bottle pinot grigio 2 shots orange liqueur 2 shots brandy 1 kiwi, peeled and...

BRIGHT AND CRISPY CHICKEN MILANESE

BRIGHT AND CRISPY CHICKEN MILANESE

Chicken Milanese has all of those elements that you look for in a warm weather dish, with a crispy, juicy cutlet and a tangy and fresh salad resting right on top. It's my go-to dish after a trip to the farmers market! Bright and Crispy Chicken Milanese 4 handfuls of...

MY CABARET DEBUT WAS a DREAM COME TRUE!

MY CABARET DEBUT WAS a DREAM COME TRUE!

One Singular Sensation Was A Huge Hit! It finally happened, people! Last week I did something that truly terrified me and it was the best decision I’ve ever made. For the past eight months, I’ve been rehearsing and training at what I call “cabaret university.” I...

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