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

fall pairing · Mocktail · Summer Pairing

Chorizo Turmeric Rice with a Cranberry Lime Cooler

Crisp fall weather has descended on the North Eastern US. I’m enjoying the changing leaves and delicious smells that make up this time of year. I wanted something warm for this week’s pairing. A one pot rice dish should hit the spot. I’m pairing it with a cranberry lime cooler. The Drink: Non-alcoholic version White… Continue reading Chorizo Turmeric Rice with a Cranberry Lime Cooler

Mocktail · Summer Pairing

Baked BBQ Chicken Salad With (Non-alcoholic) Sangria

Summer is almost officially over. I love the fall so I’m not too upset that summer is coming to an end, but I will miss all of the wonderful summer flavors. That’s why I wanted to end this season right with a festive salad that is all about the end of summer and pair it… Continue reading Baked BBQ Chicken Salad With (Non-alcoholic) Sangria

Cocktail Time! · Mocktail · Summer Pairing · Uncategorized

Tabbouleh and Strawberry Lemonade Fizz

My mom’s homemade humus and tabbouleh were two of my favorites for lunch as a kid. I always loved opening my lunch box at school and finding these two dishes in there. My friends also loved them and would ask for her to send them some too. I did a version of her humus recipe last year… Continue reading Tabbouleh and Strawberry Lemonade Fizz

Brunch Pairing · Mocktail

Breakfast Burrito with an Iced Coffee

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals…and I never seem to feature it enough on this blog. There are so many different food combinations to make and so many wonderful drinks to go with it. I’m a bit of a coffee addict (ask anyone in my family), so my breakfast wouldn’t be complete without a… Continue reading Breakfast Burrito with an Iced Coffee

comfort food · Mocktail · Summer Pairing

Simple Shortbread with a Minty Green Tea Mocktail

Quick update everyone. I’ve decided to do a series on mocktails for a little while. Let’s see how creative I get with some of these. I’ll also try to recommend which alcoholic beverage to add to each one. The Drink: I really like a nice cup of tea (hot or cold) and with the weather… Continue reading Simple Shortbread with a Minty Green Tea Mocktail