Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

A perfect fall dessert with apple cider and apple brandy, this creme brulee will please!     We recently had a night out at a restaurant where they offered one of our favorite desserts, creme brulee.  The combination of smooth creamy custard and the hot caramelized sugar crust on the top makes for an elegantRead more

Polyjuice Potion – A Harry Potter Vodka Cocktail

Polyjuice Potion - a Vodka Punch

A fun adult twist on the Harry Potter Polyjuice potion!     We have been on a bit of a Halloween kick this week, so why not keep the party rolling and share another fun party drink, our take on another famous magical drink from the Harry Potter books, Polyjuice Potion. While our version ofRead more

Halloween Oreo Monster Brownies

Halloween Oreo Monster Brownies

A fun treat for adults and kids alike, eat some Halloween dessert brownies with eyeballs on them!     When the calendar rolls around to October, our house starts to turn shades of orange and black, and our boys start talking about what what they are going to be on Halloween. Pretty soon, we haveRead more

Bacon And Blue Cheese Flatbreads

Bacon and Blue Cheese Flat Bread

Bacon? Asparagus? Yes! This flatbread is great for dinner or as an appetizer!     Just about anything with bacon is a hit in our house, so when we offered to make some appetizers for a recent get together, we knew that bacon would be one of the first ingredients! We wanted to make somethingRead more

Bourbon and Peach No Churn Ice Cream

Bourbon and Peach No Churn Ice Cream

Summer flavors in this ice cream – peach and bourbon. And it’s no-churn bourbon ice cream!     The end of summer doesn’t mean we stop having ice cream in our house, especially when in our house September is peach season, thanks to the peach trees in our back yard. Needing lots of ways toRead more

Boozy Popsicles – Cherry Limeade and Vodka, Jasmine Lemonade and Gin

Jasmine Lemonade Gin Pop

Boozy Popsicles? Oh yes we did make icepops!     Everyone loves a good popsicle on a hot summer day, cool, sweet and tart and definitely refreshing. What might make a popsicle even better? How about a pair of popsicles with a little adult twist!? With the end of summer quickly approaching, we decided weRead more

Beer Brittle Chocolate Bark

Beer Brickle Chocolate Bar

A fantastic boozy and chocolate dessert, this beer brittle is also great as a gift.     Pretzels and beer are one of those food pairings that just about everyone enjoys. Another pairing is pretzels and chocolate. This recipe for Beer Brittle Chocolate Bark made me channel my inner Homer Simpson and say “Mmmmm BEER!!!!”Read more

Two Fresh Fruit Sorbets – Blackberry Violet Lavender and Watermelon Boysenberry

A great cold treat for a hot summer night in these 2 fresh fruit sorbet.     We have been having one of those summers where even the nights are hot and we have really been really into frozen treats. Of course, we have had some deliciously creamy treats and some adult popsicles, but weRead more

Fennel Simple Syrup

Fennel Simple Syrup

An herbal fennel simple syrup.     One of our favorite things about having our own garden is the chance to experiment growing different herbs and vegetables. Having an extensive herb garden also gives us the opportunity to make some really fresh and unique syrups.     This post contains affiliate links for products thatRead more