Raspberry Shrub Recipe

This raspberry shrub recipe was inspired by our trip to Sonoma, California. In fact, it was given to us at SHED just like my inspired recipe for   California new potato salad. Though I had heard of these drinks with vinegar before, I haven’t actually ever tried one. So when we were offered a blood orange… [Read More]

Quick & Easy Steamed Shrimp

Growing up near the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, my husband knows what it takes to make great steamed shrimp. So when we go to the beach, he takes center stage, making lots of steamed shrimp for everyone to enjoy poolside, with a cocktail. The truth is that they are super easy to make. All he does is bring… [Read More]

Skinny Moscow Mule Cocktail

A few years back my husband told me about this drink he had served in a special copper mug called a Moscow Mule. I’m sure many of you have already heard of this vodka based cocktail made with ginger beer and lime. Skinny Moscow Mule Cocktail   When I tried it I loved the flavor… [Read More]

Host a Harvest Party

It seems like there is always a reason to entertain in the fall. Why not throw a harvest party? The weather is beautiful, especially here in the eastern part of the U.S. with the changing leaves, and in my family there are several birthdays to celebrate. This year my daughter came in for the weekend with… [Read More]