Florida Kitchen

The Classic Lime Daiquiri

Papa Hemingway had it right- a perfect lime daiquiri should have little sugar, but taste like the sea and nothing of the rum. He described his preferred concoction as it should “Looks like the sea where the waves fall away from the bow of the ship when she is doing […]

Baked Pineapple Gratin

Years and years ago, when I was in my twenties, my darling firend Robin hosted an Easter Sunday Brunch and served this wonderful baked Pineapple casserole. I absolutely loved it and began sharing it for a simple, Bake and share dish ” at parties and pot lucks. I have not […]

Kahlua & Walnut Baked Brie

One of the simplest but tastiest cocktail party recipes I’ve ever made is from my good friend, Barbie Dellecker. Barbie and I have been friends for almost 30 years- our husbands’ being law partners. For a few years, we managed the firm’s annual holiday party. We organzied the guest list, […]

Mocha Java Lava Cake

Sometimes there are cravings that can only be satisfied with chocolate- rich, molten, warm chocolate. Look no further than my mocha & java lava cakes. Chocolate AND coffee- dessert heaven! The molten center is ooey gooey and when fresh whipped cream hits the hot chocolate- Oh Lordy! I found this […]