Dessert Pairing · Romantic Pairing · Spring Pairing

Spiced Chocolate Cake in a Mug with an Iced Coffee

It’s cold and rainy here this weekend. So I decided to make a spicy chocolate cake as a way to lift my spirits. The Drink:  Not only does Trader Joe’s have a French Vanilla iced coffee, they also have a regular 100% Arabic coffee that’s just straight coffee. As someone who loves their coffee black,… Continue reading Spiced Chocolate Cake in a Mug with an Iced Coffee

Cocktail Time! · Mocktail · Romantic Pairing · Spring Pairing · Winter Pairing

Crisp Baked Chicken with a Berry Blast

Valentine’s Day was last week, which means I have a ton of strawberries left over. So, I got the idea to make a berry themed drink with a lovely crispy chicken. It’s the romantic dinner I missed out on on Valentine’s Day. The Drink:  What you’ll need:  Frozen strawberries Frozen raspberries Blueberry juice Pomegranate juice… Continue reading Crisp Baked Chicken with a Berry Blast

Dessert Pairing · Holiday Pairing · Romantic Pairing

Special Valentine Dessert Pairing!

Yeah I still don’t actually celebrate Valentine’s Day. But I do like strawberries! So for this Valentine’s Day Special I made a strawberrytastic pairing! Please enjoy! The Drink:  So remember last week when I said that I would get to Trader Joe’s other awesome soda. I guess I’m doing it this week. Rhubarb Strawberry Soda… Continue reading Special Valentine Dessert Pairing!

Cocktail Time! · Romantic Pairing · Spring Pairing

Country Bacon Wrapped Asparagus & Gin and Tonic

When I think of appetizers that are the essence of Spring time, I think of asparagus wrapped in bacon. Asparagus is a wonderful vegetable and bacon makes it taste all the better. So for everyone who is ready for Spring parties, this pairing is for you! The Drink:  If I were to pick my go… Continue reading Country Bacon Wrapped Asparagus & Gin and Tonic

Amber Ale · Romantic Pairing

Herbs De Provence Baked Chicken & A Vermont Amber Ale

I made the decision to try baking chicken in an oven for the first time. I know that baked chicken is usually something that a lot of people make, but I’ll be honest, I was a little intimidated to try making it. Everything you hear about food born illnesses from under-cooking the meat to stories… Continue reading Herbs De Provence Baked Chicken & A Vermont Amber Ale