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#MargaritaDay – Celebrate with Casa Noble Tequila & Skinny Margaritas

On February 22, 2015 1 Comment

As I have previously noted, there are now national days for everything:  some traditional, some creative, and some downright silly.  February 22nd is “National Margarita Day,” and there… Read More »

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#SundaySupper: Oscar Worthy Cantonese Lobster with Coconut-Ginger Rice

On February 21, 2015 32 Comments

The Red Carpet is all about glamor, glitz, and luxury and Oscar food should reflect these traits.  So with the presentation of Oscars just hours away, it is… Read More »

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Chinese New Year Celebration with Martin Yan

On February 19, 2015 2 Comments

I am a Pig, and proud of it.  According to the Chinese Zodiac, I am “nice to a fault and possess impeccable manners and taste . . …. Read More »

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Breakfast for Dinner: The Waffle

On February 18, 2015 0 Comments

Are you pedantic or a scofflaw?  Do you follow the rules or are you a rule-breaker?  The older I get, the more I like to break the rules,… Read More »

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The Naughty G & T

On February 14, 2015 4 Comments

Let freedom ring!  Harken ye British:  the Americans are coming, the Americans are coming! Bluecoat American Dry Gin is distilled in Philadelphia, known as the City of Brotherly… Read More »

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Wine Pairing Weekend: Boulud & Bubbles

On February 13, 2015 16 Comments

Bubble bubble Toil and trouble Money burns and Pleasure doubles. (Inspired by William Shakespeare and Fantasia)  Champagne is the consummate Valentine’s Day libation.  It oozes romance and lightens… Read More »

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Sweetheart Manhattan

On February 12, 2015 0 Comments

If you want a change from gifting Valentine’s Day flowers or candy, how about giving some liquid amber?  No, not like the amber from Jurassic Park.  I’m talking… Read More »

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Valentine’s Day: White Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

On February 11, 2015 1 Comment

They say the “best things come in small packages.” While I can certainly think of instances when smaller is not better, and hopefully Valentine’s Day is not one… Read More »

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#BloggerClue: Louboutin, Le Creuset & Cocktails

On February 10, 2015 26 Comments

Louboutin.  Check. Le Creuset.  Check. Cocktails.  Check. Cooking in Stilettos?  Well, maybe it’s more like Mephistos these days but boy do I love my Louboutin and Le Creuset.  This… Read More »

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Valentine’s Day Cookbook Affair – 14 Days of Cookbook Giveaways

On February 2, 2015 32 Comments

Love is in the air, so it must be February.  Many think Valentine’s Day was created by Hallmark and FTD Florists, like so very important days such as… Read More »