2017 has been a doozy. It was the year that I learned that a yam is a sweet potato. And a sweet potato is, in fact, not a yam! I apologize in advance if this is old news to you but in all seriousness, I always thought the two were one and the same. But clearly, I've been living under a rock. A big, starchy yam rock. more →
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Guys can you believe it . . . Fiona is two years old!! Well, technically she'll be two on Monday, but we're having family over this weekend to celebrate. I know it's cliché, but it really does feel like she was born just yesterday. more →
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If you follow us on Instagram, you might have noticed that I was just in New Orleans. I took my dad for his 60th birthday, and it was nothing short of magical . . . the history, the architecture, the food, the drink, the music!! Gahhh, I’m having serious withdrawals. Look out Joy, I just might have to move in next door! more →
The holidays are upon us, which means it's time for me to step up my beverage game. As always, Audrey and I will be doing quite a bit of entertaining this season, and if I know my friends and family, there will be no shortage of cocktail requests. One of my favorite cocktails to showcase this time of year is Spanish coffee. A little overproof rum, caramelized sugar and hot coffee never fails to keep everyone warm and cozy. more →
Crème brûlée is one of the simplest, yet most impressive desserts you can make.  It only involves a few ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your pantry like eggs, sugar, and cream. But instead of keeping with the common vanilla, I infused the custard with Earl Grey tea, which transformed the ordinary crème brûlée into a unique custard that is silky and fragrant. more →
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