Coeur à la Crème

First of all, Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you who celebrate it! May you all be with your loved ones on the 14th and share a special meal and bottle of wine or two! I’m not one to make everything heart-shaped just because it’s February, but years ago I was gifted a white porcelain

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Amarena Cherry Cake

I always have Amarena cherries on hand, because my husband loves Manhattans, and I put them in his cocktail. I’ve also used them in sangria, but never baked with them. Until now. If you buy Italian Amarena cherries, via Amazon, the beautiful jar has a recipe attached for a cake using them, along with this

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Pink Prosecco Margarita

My friend Dan loves a good cocktail. So when he made a point to text me this recipe, I knew it would be good. He found it online, and made a few adaptations, but because I don’t know the origin, I’ll just call it Dan’s recipe. It’s basically the ingredients for a real margarita, plus

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One More Margarita

I happen to like the taste of tequila, which is odd because I dislike strong cocktails. But margaritas, made with tequila, for anyone who may not know, can be really tasty. The ones I like are also refreshing. On this blog I’ve posted on my friends’ real margarita, and also my own watermelon margarita. None

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A Real Margarita

Rarely do I order a margarita at a restaurant. Unless it’s a Mexican restaurant with top-shelf margaritas shaken to order by a bartender, they tend to be heavy on the sweet-and-sour-mix. What that means is the following: 1. You don’t taste the tequila. 2. Your mouth puckers from the sweet-sour. 3. You invariably get a

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