For The Love of Fruitcake!

For the Love of Fruitcake! Let’s talk fruitcake, seriously?  If you are an American, you are probably rolling your eyes. If you are from nearly anywhere else in the world, your mouth may be watering from memories of this delicious holiday treat or dense and sweet wedding cake. Fruitcake is a very popular dessert throughout…

Inevitable Indulgence

“Tomorrow isn’t guaranteed but today we have Crème Brûlée.”

Roadmap to Romance… A FoolProof Valentine’s Dinner For Two

You’ve heard the saying, the key to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but I’d like to think this is true today for all genders. We are in the 21st century, I mean a woman is running for President for crying out loud.  Women love food just as much as the hungry man.  I…

Tis the Season for Torta…

Tis the season…..to eat!   With holiday parties, office luncheons and family gatherings you can guarantee food will be bountiful.  It truly is the most wonderful time of year for fudge, cream pull candy, peanut butter rolls, bourbon balls, hams and turkeys, and for “carving the roast beast,” so says the Grinch. (Dare I mention the…

Back to the Races Bourbon Bread Pudding!

And there off!  It’s that time of year again in the bluegrass state and we Kentuckians get horse racing fever in April, May and October.  In Lexington the Keeneland racetrack will open this Friday and that means tailgating, beautiful thoroughbred horse racing, bourbon and bread pudding!  If you haven’t had a true Kentucky bourbon bread…

Aqua Fresca! Get the Most out of your Water!

Here’s the deal;  Nutritionists, dietitians and personal trainers alike, tell us to drink at least eight glasses of water a day. When you meet your specific water needs you’ll enjoy the benefits of staying hydrated, like maintaining the right body temperature, helping your cardiovascular system, and assisting in the cleansing of toxins. You’ll have more energy…

The Secrets to Souffle (Sweet & Savory)

Surely one of life’s greatest treats, a perfect soufflé should emerge from the oven puffed up like a pillow with a golden crown and luxuriously soft middle. Many a tales have been told about how tricky it is to master, but the secrets of soufflé-making is really not that hard. Souffles are made by folding…