Fall Fun with Family Fare – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub

With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say it really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with our friends, we always love to have some good food to nibbleRead more

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Peach and Basil Moscow Mule

For most people, Labor day marks the end of summer, but in our house, Labor Day marks the beginning of peach season, thanks to a couple of peach trees that are growing in our back yard! Once it is time to harvest, we find ourselves coming up with ways to use the fresh sweet peachesRead more

Peach and Raspberry Pizza

Pizza is one of those meals that just about everyone likes and is really easy to make at home. Pizza looks great, tastes even better and just about always hits the spot. As a bonus, it is one of those meals that you can make with your kids and get them involved in the kitchenRead more

Beau Jo’s Pizza – Idaho Springs, CO

Oh Beau Jo’s Pizza, how we love thee! On our way out to Silver Plume, Colorado for a family vacation, we made a stop for lunch in the mountain town of Idaho Springs at Beau Jo’s Pizza. Located about 45 minutes out of Denver, Beau Jo’s is a Colorado favorite, known for its “Colorado StyleRead more

Summer Breakfast – Bacon Tomato Onion Egg Sandwich

This summer has been one of the best tomato seasons that we can remember, so with a bucket or two of tomatoes sitting on our kitchen counter needing to be eaten, we have found ourselves finding lots of new ways to enjoy tomatoes (our Tomato Water Bloody Mary) but sometimes you just want to returnRead more

Chianti, Blueberry and Basil Icepops

How can you go wrong with adult popsicles? We had a 1/3 bottle of Chianti that needed to be imbibed, but I just didn’t feel like drinking it (I know, crazy, right?!) so I thought, why not freeze it and make something that I can enjoy when it is hot out instead of a glassRead more

Blueberry Basil Lemonade

As we inch ever closer to Spring, we are always looking for those perfect cocktails for an afternoon enjoying the beautiful weather on the patio. One thing we always enjoy is a nice glass of lemonade, especially the homemade style made from fresh squeezed lemons. Fresh squeezed lemonade is one of our boys’ favorite treatsRead more

ad-hoc Yountville, CA

When traveling to the Napa Valley, one of the greatest attractions besides the wine is the concentration of great chefs and restaurants. Foremost amongst these chefs is Chef Thomas Keller, who owns one of America’s most iconic restaurants, The French Laundry. Located in Yountville in the heart of the Napa Valley, The French Laundry isRead more