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Category Archives: Recipes and Cooking

Matching wine and food has never been so simple with these recipes. A bevvy of easy-to-make dishes: Appetizers, sides, mains and decadent desserts.

Fried Chicken

Perfect Fried Chicken

In typical southern tradition, I grew up on fried chicken. A local grocery store in South Florida was known for their amazing fried chicken.  It didn’t matter if it was hot or cold, it was hands down the best fried chicken ever. It tasted even better on a hot day. I might go so far and say it was the best in the world. Read more

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Alas we come to the last weeks of summer. My has time flown by! With Labor Day festivities upon us, there is no better time to pack up a romantic picnic with your loved one or friends and head out on a hike or to the beach! My favorite part about living in Colorado is how much there is to explore here, and there is no one I would rather explore with then my boyfriend Jeremy. We love any excuse to get outside especially if there is a delicious picnic involved!

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Easy Italian: Crispy Parmesan Cups

You know the saying, “Presentation is everything?” Well, I can attest first-hand that there is so much truth to this. Crispy Parmesan Cups are an easy way to turn up the wow factor on pasta, risotto, or even a salad! Read more

Beachside dinner party- I love this easy, fun menu for entertaining!

Beachside Dinner Party

Is there anything better than tasting phenomenal wines and eating delicious fresh food while watching the waves crash against a gorgeous beach? We have a four-course menu (and tons of tips) for creating your own beachside dinner party. Read more

Rosemary and lime grouper

Grilled Whole Gulf Snapper with Rosemary and Lime

The thought of grilling a fish whole is one of those projects that can instill fear in the heart of a home cook. Fact of the matter is that it’s one of the easiest ways to enjoy fresh fish. This Grilled Whole Gulf Snapper with Rosemary and Lime is an easy “stretch project” for at-home chefs and really captures the spirit of summer eating. Read more