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Brunch, Florida Kitchen, Sweet tooth

Banana Pots De Créme

I adore banana pudding. I used to make bowls of this creamy treat when my children were in rowing and we had pot luck suppers at our house before regattas. Now that my children are adults, I love serving grown up versions of their favorite childhood desserts. This banana infused […]

Brunch, Sweet tooth

Pumpkin Créme Caramel

During the holidays everyone expects a spectaular dessert after a big meal. But sometimes a heavy dessert seems like too much. I love smaller “show stopper” desserts that have a little portion control element. This pumpkin créme caramel is the perfect finish to one of thsoe heavy meals. It’s light […]

Breakfast, Florida Kitchen

Masala Chai Latte

Spiced chai has become my warm beverage of choice these days. Ever since I’ve returned from Montana, I have yet to find a coffee house that makes a really good chai that is robust and filled with warm spices. Many local shop use a boxed chai mix that is loaded […]

Boozy, Brunch

Friday Cocktail Hour- Apple Cider Sangria

Fall is here and that means apple cider, cinnamon, pears and baking all weekend. Here is a fresh and flavorful cocktail that you can make tonight and enjoy all weekend. We add crisp white wine, vodka and apple cider to a mountain of fall fruits like pears and pomegranates. SO […]

Healthy, Side show

Citrus Marinated Olives

With the Holidays quickly approaching, I love to give food gifts that are homemade. There is nothing as thoughtful as a gift that is made by hand for the special people in your life. This year, I want to make something that is not only beautiful, but healthy as well. […]

Florida Kitchen, Sweet tooth

Key Lime Tiramisu

Key Lime Pie is easily my favorite dessert. I will pass on chocolate anyday over Key Lime. My native Florida roots are showing. For this recipe, I wanted several things- a no bake/ make ahead dessert, key limes, but light, tart, sour and sweet. Yikes! That’s a big bill to […]