Sugar and Spice

Hello my sweet meats! That’s what my AP Psychology teacher called us and I just remembered how strange I always thought that was.  But what might be even stranger is that a sweet meat is not even meat! It’s a candied or crystallized fruit! One of my favorite treats is crystallized or candied ginger. I… Continue reading Sugar and Spice

Skinny White Russian

And I’m not talking about Mikhail Baryshnikov! I like to say that I invented this recipe, but there is no way that’s the case. It all began with a bottle of Kahlua I bought for a boozy chocolate trifle (click for recipe). After I used it for the trifle, this bottle of Kahlua sat there, untouched… Continue reading Skinny White Russian

Back to Reality

I spent the long weekend in Seabrook Island, SC with my husband.  The weather was perfect, the drinks were flowing and the food, oh, the food. If you are ever in the Seabrook or Kiawah area, I can’t recommend The Fat Hen on John’s Island enough.  It was so incredible, I forgot to take pictures. What kind… Continue reading Back to Reality