New Year’s Eve Cocktail

Happy New Year’s Eve! And also a big Happy Birthday to Kayleigh Rust and Lauren Yurko! In honor of today’s festivities, I whipped up a quick cocktail for everyone to enjoy. I hope you all have wonderful time celebrating tonight! You’ll need: Tito’s Vodka Pink Champagne Ginger Ale Fresh Strawberries or Blackberries to garnish Pop that bottle … Continue reading

Thai Pork Noodle Soup

And my Asian food obsession continues… This time though it’s a much more simple recipe and pretty healthy. I love a good broth based soup. Warm and filling but not heavy. This is soup works great as a meal or starter. You’ll need: 2 cups of chicken broth 2 cups of water 1 lb of … Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala

Why hello there. I’ve been hibernating over the holidays and my apologies in neglecting to post. The holidays aren’t quite over yet so I wanted to share one of my indulgences with you all. Over the past year or so I’ve really been into Indian food. Probably due to the fact that a new Indian … Continue reading

Coal Vines in Austin

My mom came into Austin for the evening and we decided to go to Coal Vines on 2nd street. I have been to the Coal Vines in Dallas but never had to the chance to try the new Austin location. It was a chilly, rainy night and warm pizza and wine was just what I was craving. … Continue reading

Gingerbread Cookies

I have gotten some requests for my awesome gingerbread cookie recipe… and here is my secret: Krusteaz’s. I know it’s a box mix but it’s super easy and they turn out great everytime! I have tried other box mix gingerbread cookies and this one is by far the best. So, if you’re looking to bring … Continue reading

Christmas Inspiration

Everyone needs a little decorating and cooking inspiration… here are a few of my favorites!

Christmas Cocktail- Milk Punch

This drink came to me via Caroline Lomax from The New York Times. Simple and delicious goodness, this drink is sure to help you get through the holidays with your family. You’ll need: 1 quart whole milk 1 cup half and half 1 1/2 cups Bourbon (or whiskey or brandy) 1 cup powdered sugar 1 … Continue reading

Breakfast Croissants

Simple and easy. A little breakfast inspiration for your Saturday morning! Roll up a little cheese and jalapenos in your croissants. Or if you have a sweet tooth, add cinnamon, sugar and pecans! Bake for 12 min at 350 degrees. Not the best picture but a super easy and yummy way to start your Saturday!

Homemade Caramel Candies

So I realize I’m a little late to the game with the salted caramel trend but hey I had to try it! This recipe is super easy. Although, you do need some special supplies, parchment paper and a candy thermometer. Other than that it’s delicious, easy and perfect for sharing at Christmas time. I took … Continue reading

Snickerdoodle Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream Frosting

This is by far the most labor intensive and decadent thing I have ever made. And it was incredibly delicious. My friend, Caroline, sent me a request for her birthday cake 2 months before her birthday. When I received the recipe from her, I knew I had my work cut out for me. But I’m … Continue reading

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