With one of my oldest and dearest friends in town for a holiday visit, we decided to pop a bottle of champagne on Christmas Day. I decided to have some cocktail fun and play with some recipes using the champagne. I have been wanting to start a cocktail series, “With a Twist”… just taking my usual go-to […]
Archives for December 2015
Cheers to the New Year!
And cheers to you! Welcome to my last blog of 2015 (although it wasn’t all that long ago–about 3 months–that it was my very first blog of 2015)! I don’t really know why I’m always caught by surprise at the speed of the last few months of the year. I start getting marginally anxious at […]
Cooking from Cookbooks: VEGANOMICON, “Cauliflower & Mushroom Potpie with Black Olive Crust”
Warning: this dish is terribly unphotogenic! However, like most ugly food, it is pretty tasty, particularly so considering it’s vegan. I was a vegan for almost two years and during that time, I really explored vegan cookbooks and vegan cooked food as there are only so many raw items one can eat! I kept coming […]
Obsessed: Jade is the New Black
I walked in to Bloomingdale’s a few weeks ago and they had this really beautiful mannequin with a jade green sweater and black leather leggings that looked so classic and cool at the same time! With the holidays upon us, I decided to make my obsessed article this month on JADE! Yes, I stole the […]
Our First Annual Holiday Lust Lists!
When you were a kid, did you sit with all the holiday catalog’s that were delivered to your house and circle everything that you were wishing for your parents to get you for Christmas? We did! As a bit of a throwback to that sweet time in our lives and as our very first Christmas […]