Fun Mardi Gras Party Plan – With Recipes!

Mardi Gras refers to the bright, vibrant festivals of excess held around the world leading up to Ash Wednesday. This year it is on March 1st – perfect time to start planning! Nowhere has the tradition taken on its own distinctive flare more than in New Orleans. A beautiful blend of French, Spanish, African, and…

3 Perfect Holiday Cocktails for a Perfect “Cheers” this Year!

Holiday Seasons are a great reason to come together for fancy cocktails! These three are my favorites for winter months, and especially perfect for the upcoming Christmas and New Years days! Cheers! SPARKLING PEAR & POMEGRANATE SANGRIA THE WINTER FLAVORS OF THIS SPARKLING SANGRIA MAKE IT PERFECT FOR HOLIDAY PARTIES. INGREDIENTS 1   large Bartlett pear,…

Jarcuterie 101

Jarcuterie is popping up everywhere, from food blogs to five-star restaurants to your local grocery store. It’s easier to serve at home than you might think. All you need are a few tips, the right items,, and hungry friends. Jarcuterie’s Backstory Jarcuterie is based on Charcuterie, which is the French culinary tradition of preparing meats…