• Sweets
  • Cherry, Blueberry, Ginger & Basil Crostata

    I have cherry juice dripping down my arms and my fingertips are stained red. There is homemade pastry dough chilling in the fridge. I’m chanting an encouraging mantra under my breath. You can do this. You’re going to do this. What have I gotten myself into? I checked and rechecked Ina’s recipe for her Apple […]

  • Drinks
  • Hibiscus Berry & Mint Iced Tea Cocktails

    It’s Friday friends and it’s warm and overcast here in Cincinnati. Which I actually prefer–give me a summer rainstorm and I’d be in heaven. No matter where you are or how hot or cold it is, fear not, I’ve got us all covered! Is there a better way to cool off on a hot (currently humid) summer […]

  • Drinks
  • Blueberry Sage & Ginger Mojitos

    It’s Friday! That means Friday night cocktails to ring in the weekend! It’s time for you to unwind, relax, maybe order some pizza, watch horror movies… wait, is that just me? No one else’s ideal Friday night involves appeasing their agoraphobia and watching horror movies (good or bad—I don’t discriminate)? In case anyone’s curious, tonight’s […]

  • Drinks
  • Cucumber Breeze

    I’m really bad at drinking water. Not to say I complete the act of drinking in an ineffective way, but rather, I don’t drink enough of it. It’s a problem. I don’t seem to notice when I get thirsty. I’ll have coffee throughout the day, and then at night realize I haven’t had a drop of […]

  • Comfort Food
  • Bloody Mary Soup

    Something magical happened the other day. I believe the thunder and lightening had something to do with it. You could feel the energy in the air—electric with potential. With the cold, stormy weather we’ve been having, I’ve been in soup mode. I’ve made a several soups this week alone. But the other day I was […]