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

Brunch Pairing · fall pairing · Summer Pairing

Cinnamon Pancakes & Strawberry Mint Infused Water

Fall has officially arrived, but that doesn’t mean I can’t mix it with a little summer flavors. I’m really into the infused waters right now and am having a lot of fun trying new ones. Mint is an amazing herb and I love it with different fruit. Technically I’ve already done a pancake pairing, but… Continue reading Cinnamon Pancakes & Strawberry Mint Infused Water

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

Summer Pairing

BBQ Chicken Calzone With Cucumber Mint Infused Water

The school year is just about to start up again (or it already has for some kids), but I’m not ready to stop enjoying the warm weather just yet. I wanted something light and refreshing to go with something warm and comforting, so I decided to try a water infusion and a calzone. The Drink: … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Calzone With Cucumber Mint Infused Water

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

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

Cocktail Time! · Summer Pairing

Peach Salad & Hard Tropical Punch

Peach season is in full swing in the Garden State. My local farmer’s market is getting ready to celebrate their annual Peach Festival and I am excited to have some peach cobbler (I’m going to have to learn how to make that). Since it’s been so hot, I’ve been trying to avoid using my oven… Continue reading Peach Salad & Hard Tropical Punch