Aronia Berry Syrup

Aronia Berry Syrup - a perfect balance between sweet and tart, with a nostalgic rich flavor.

We had fun using this unique ingredient, Aronia Berries, in this syrup.     We grew up in the Midwest with relatives who loved to explore the many parks, country roads and outdoor spaces that are just minutes away. One of the earliest memories of outdoor adventures is of walking down a country road gatheringRead more

Cocktail Crostini – Cocktail Party Finger Foods

A great party can’t start without a great spread of food! We love a great charcuterie and finger foods! See what we made with this crostini!     What Goes Great With A Cocktail? When you post as many great cocktails as we do, we often find ourselves being asked when we are going toRead more

Green Tomato Jam – A Fall Treat

Green tomato jam - green tomatos, preserves, honey, brown sugar, tart, fall

A great use for those green tomatoes left over from your summer harvest!     As the days start to get cooler and the leaves start to turn yellow, one of the few things that tend to stay green is the tomatoes that remain on the vines in the garden.  This year we had aRead more

Roasted Grapes – A Warm Appetizer

Roasted grapes are a sweet treat, and perfect for a grape appetizer, dessert or a charcuterie tray.     We first had roasted grapes down at a downtown Omaha Restaurant earlier this summer. Both of us were struck at how simple yet elegant this dish came out. When we ran across a bunch of beautifulRead more

Bacon Jam

Bacon jam, need I say more?!   Every now and then you run across one of those foods that sticks in your brain because it made such an impression on you.  We recently had a meal where this was served as a spread on a charcuterie plate with slices of toasted artisan bread. Both ofRead more