Cocktail Time! · Dessert Pairing · fall pairing · Mocktail

Spiced Cake Balls & (Dirty) Shirley Temples

This week I had a guest with me to help me cook! My friend Krystal was over for a Halloween movie marathon and what goes better with a movie marathon than some sweet treats! The Drink:  Fun Fact: the actress Shirley Temple was not a fan of Shirley Temples (at least according to wiki). Traditionally… Continue reading Spiced Cake Balls & (Dirty) Shirley Temples

Dessert Pairing · fall pairing · Mocktail

Simple Apple Tart and Witch’s Punch

I have likely mentioned this many times before, but October is my favorite month. Apple season is in full swing and there are so many delicious flavors to be had. I’m very likely going to be making desserts for the rest of the month. The Drink:  I’m calling this drink Witch’s Punch because of the… Continue reading Simple Apple Tart and Witch’s Punch

Dessert Pairing · Summer beers · Summer Pairing

S’mores and Marshallville

Summer is the season for backyard barbecues! And the best way to finish the evening off is with fire roasted s’mores. It’s the prefect sweet treat to end the day. I’ve picked Marshallville by Tuckahoe Brewing Company (another brew created in New Jersey) to pair with this summer dessert. Will the honey and spices mix… Continue reading S’mores and Marshallville

Dessert Pairing · Spring Beer

No Bake Cookies & Chocolate Milk Stout

No bake cookies are easy to make and are a great snack any time of day. I found a chocolate milk stout to go with these yummy cookies. Will they make a tasty evening snack? The Beer:  I picked out The Shipyard Brewing Company’s Chocolate Milk Stout while I was in the mood for chocolate.… Continue reading No Bake Cookies & Chocolate Milk Stout

Dessert Pairing · Winter Beer

Chocolate Croissant & Caramel Porter

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you guys had a good holiday season and have recovered from the food coma that seems to happen at this time of year. There are so many good things to eat in November and December. After the holidays, I’m ready for something simple and maybe a little sweet. So… Continue reading Chocolate Croissant & Caramel Porter

Dessert Pairing · Fall Beers

Vanilla Porter & Baked Sweet Potato

It got chilly in the Northeastern United States. It’s almost time for the holiday season to really kick off (unless you want to include Halloween, then it’s already started). I’ve started hearing holiday music on the radio. At least that means it’s sweet potato season. I love sweet potatoes. They are super tasty and good… Continue reading Vanilla Porter & Baked Sweet Potato

Dessert Pairing · Fall Beers · Holiday Beers · Pumpkin Beer

Pumpking and Dirt

Happy Halloween everyone! I’ve been so excited to do this pairing as soon as I saw Pumpking in my local beer store. So to end my month of pumpkin beers, we’re ending with what is considered one of the best: Pumpking! Since this is Halloween I wanted to give a shout out to one of… Continue reading Pumpking and Dirt