Peach Margarita with a Kick

A Spicy Peach Margarita recipe, this frozen margarita one is a great combo of sweet and heat!     A good cocktail is a study in melding contrasting flavors into a combination that pleases your senses.  One of the most fun flavor combinations is taking sweet and heat and letting those two flavors play offRead more

Strawberry Galette – A Summer Dessert

Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Is there any better combo than a strawberry and rhubarb dessert? We don’t think so! Check out this strawberry rhubarb galette!     The end of May means its rhubarb and strawberry season. Sweet strawberries temper the tart rhubarb to make a seriously delicious team.  On one of recent sojourns to the Omaha Farmer’s Market,Read more

Rhubasil – A Perfect Pink Cocktail

Rhubasil Cocktail in a glass with a bunch of basil

Rhubarb and basil, fresh out of our garden into a cocktail!     One of our favorite things about the early season farmer’s markets are the fresh herbs and wonderfully tart fresh rhubarb. This past week we brought home a nice batch of rhubarb that we used to make a delicious strawberry and rhubarb tart. Read more

For Spring – Carrot Cheesecake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cheesecake on a white pedestal plate

An Easter dessert, a carrot cheesecake perfect for Easter brunch or any spring celebration!       With spring in the air, we wanted to make a dessert that would reflect the fresh start of the seasons. This carrot cheesecake was new to us, so in the spirit of something new, we decided to giveRead more

Fresh Tangerine Juice and Basil – A Bourbon Cocktail

A great combo of citrus and herb, this Tangerine Juice cocktail hits the spot with tangerine and basil!     We recently made a batch of basil infused simple syrup after having a bunch of leftover basil after a night of Italian cooking. We love using herb infused syrups to layer in flavor and sweetness,Read more

Chocolate Pot de Crème

Chocolate Pot de Creme in glasses, white spoons, slate board with corks in background

A decadent chocolate dessert that is perfect for sharing, or not! This Chocolate Pots de Creme is great for celebrating!     Valentine’s day is one of those days that calls for a bit of romance, and food can be a critical part in setting the stage for romance. In our house, having a romanticRead more

A New Trend in Coffee – The Cafe Tonic

Coffee and Tonic in a glass coffee mug

An interesting combo of flavors in this coffee and tonic water combo!       When we first read about this combination of coffee and tonic on Tasting Table, we thought it sounded so crazy that we just had to try it, especially when we found out it is a trend that is sweeping theRead more

Canned Biscuit Donuts – A Homemade Breakfast

Biscuit Doughnuts - Homemade from a can

Easy peasy canned biscuit donuts that you can fry at home!     This is a quick recipe that makes some delicious biscuit doughnuts that are a quick and easy way to make something great for breakfast. This recipe has been floating around Pinterest for a while, and with our kids asking for doughnuts forRead more

The Two Holiday Mules We Tried Out For You!

The Moscow Mule is a popular classic cocktail that is a simple, refreshing and very delicious cocktail that both of us have fallen in love with.  It is an all purpose cocktail, pairing with lots of foods and is one of the cocktails we make year round. A nice combination of vodka, lime and gingerRead more