Holiday Gift Guide

The Perfect Wine & Pie Pairings To Satisfy Your Holiday Guests

Josh Cellars Wines

With all of the things on our minds this time of year, it can be tough to concentrate or research what kind of food to prepare and what to serve with it.  Don’t worry, we have taken the thinking out of this seasons choices…at least when it comes to your dessert menu. We were recently […]

Prosecco Cocktails: the Ruffino Holiday Sparkler

Ruffino Attuno Cocktail Recipe

The holidays are just days away, and if you’re like us, you need the perfect cocktail to please your guests, yet keep you from being stuck behind the bar all night! From romantic to sophisticated, homey to elegant, what you serve can set the mood for the entire evening. Enter the Ruffino Holiday Sparkler-it’s seasonal ingredients and holiday […]

Holiday Inspired Drink Recipes From Hotels Around the U.S. and Caribbean

Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Tis the season… and what better way to be the star of the holiday party with some delicious holiday inspired drink recipes?

Passion Fruit Chiffon Tart Recipe

Tommy Bahama Passion Fruit Chiffon Tart

Flipping through the pages of the new cookbook series by Tommy Bahama Restaurants, this passion fruit chiffon tart recipe is sure to be a delightful ending to what must have already been an amazing meal. Find more recipes like this, look for the Flavors of Aloha: Cooking with Tommy Bahama Passion Fruit Chiffon Tart Recipe MAKES 8 […]

PAN-COOKED NOODLES WITH SHRIMP AND CHORIZO

Tommy Bahama Pan-Cooked Noodles with Shrimp & Chorizo

This pan-cooked noodles with shrimp and chorizo recipe is from the first in a series of innovative cookbooks, Flavors of Aloha: Cooking with Tommy Bahama.

CELEBRATE REPEAL DAY WITH PROHIBITION TRIVIA AND A COCKTAIL

Speakeasy-Prohibition-End-Repeal Day

Indulge your ‘Dapper and Dame’ style with trivia for National Repeal Day This Friday, December 5th, will mark the 81st anniversary of National Repeal Day, the day the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, putting an end to the prohibition of alcohol. Although there’s some debate over whether or not Americans drank vodka in the early […]

Bitter is Better: Three Alternatives to Campari

Campari-Negroni

Do you love the sweet, bitter taste of Campari? On its own, it can be a bit cloying, but in a cocktail, that bitter bite can add layers of flavors to some of the best classic cocktails in the world: the Negroni, the Jasmine, and the Americano, to name a few. If, like us, you’re […]

Chocolate Caramel Brownie Pie

chocolate pie recipe

Chocolate Caramel Brownie Pie 2 bars (8 oz.) Dark Chocolate Baking Bars (we used Nestle) 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 2 large eggs 1 cup toasted, chopped pecans 6 squares caramels 1 teaspoon milk Directions: Heat oven to 350º […]

An Easy Roasted Turkey Recipe

easy turkey recipe

This recipe started about 15 years ago, after the first turkey I ever cooked took 9 hours to roast. It wasn’t the turkey’s fault-I was following (what I thought) were the right directions. Cook it on low heat, for absolutely forever, and you’ll get a great turkey. However, if you’re like me, you might not […]

Traditional Duck Confit Cassoulet

duck casserole white beans

  To make a traditional duck confit cassoulet, you will need some time and patience, but the result is a rich, slow-cooked French casserole that will truly impress your guests. If using this as part of a larger meal, we recommend starting the day before, both to allow enough time to prepare the dish, and to […]