National Rum Day Recipes That Make Every Day ‘Tiki’

Whether by the pool or taking a trip to your favorite beach, these National Rum Day recipes give enthusiasts the perfect Tiki experience.

What to Drink Now: Thirteen Wines For Summer Sipping 

What to Drink Now: Crave Local’s Top Wine Picks for Summer Entertaining Well, it’s official! Summer is finally upon us, temperatures in the South are soaring, and the universe is about to be dominated by rosé wine Instagram hashtags: #roseallday, #yeswayrose, #roseseason, #roseyay, and on and on. Snapchats and pictures will overflow with all things […]

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Zesty Fettuccine with Asparagus and Burrata

Burrata cheese and pasta: a delicious combination, especially when paired with the crisp, bright flavors of a summery white wine. Burrata cheese is, in layman’s terms, a soft, mozzarella cheese exterior, filled with pure cream like a little pouch, waiting to be opened. Much softer than you might usually choose to serve with pasta, it […]

The Perfect Diet Conscious Burger Recipe For Summer

What’s perfect for one person may not be for another, but trust me when I say you will think this veggie burger recipe is as near to perfect as one can get.

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Farmers Market Pea Salad with Shaved Pecorino Romano

Below is a fresh pea salad, enhanced with cooling mint, spicy radish, and savory, creamy Pecorino Romano-a sure hit at your next summer soiree or outdoor barbecue and wine pairing.

Grilled Garlic and Summer Squash Skewers with Chimichurri

Summer begs for grilling, and this grilled squash skewers recipe is perfect for taking advantage of the outdoors.

7 Summer Cocktail Recipes For Picnics, Barbecue, and Grilling

As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your weekend with a few delicious summer cocktail recipes

10 Beef-Free Burger Recipes For Summer Grilling

Everyone loves a good burger and this list provides 10 non beef burger recipes for your summer grilling pleasure

Summer Wedding Gift Guide for Brides and Grooms

Our Favorite Gifts for Summer Weddings Summer is well under way, and for many, that means wedding season! If you’re like us, shopping for the perfect wedding gift can be a daunting task. Of course, every planner will tell you that, as long as you stick to the registry, you’ll be fine. Wedding registries can […]

Summer Sweet Treats: Vegan Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Everyone has that one late night, online mega-store driven moment of weakness. Bathed in the etheral blue light of your super phone,  you think: ”This is a great deal. I need one of these. How could I have lived so long without one?” Click. Just as simply, in 5 to 7 business days, you find yourself […]

Watermelon Lemonade Cocktail – The Spring Pink from Croft

Think pink this spring with a refreshing cocktail from Croft. With flavors of watermelon, pink port wine, and lemonade, this drink is refreshing, and perfect for poolside sipping! Spring Pink 6 oz Croft PINK Port 6 oz watermelon juice 1.5 oz simple syrup 1.5 oz fresh lemon juice Top with fizzy lemonade (or a tart lemon soda) […]

Getting Healthy: Top 5 Ways To Use Kombucha for Stress Relief

The fermented food revolution is well on its way, with brews like Kombucha is leading the charge. A nationwide hot topic, this fermented tea can be bought in stores and health food shops, but Hannah Crum and Alex LaGory, authors of The Big Book of Kombucha, have compiled the equivalent to a Kombucha Bible to […]

Spring to Summer Cocktail: A Citrus Peach Mint Julep

If you’re planning cocktail recipes for your Kentucky Derby Day party, mix it up a bit and go ‘Florida style’ with this citrus infused Kentucky Julep recipe. With oranges, grapefruit, and mint, the combination of sweet and sour is sure to please. Citrus–Peach Mint Julep Ingredients: ½ cup sugar ½ cup water ¾ cup peach […]

5 Reasons Why We Love Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo or May 5th is another one of our favorite F&B holiday excuses we use to gather our friends together and enjoy a cocktail…or two…But… What is Cinco de Mayo? Is it a Mexican celebration of independence?  The day the margarita was created? Wikipedia says: It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way […]