Mocha Marshmallow Walnut Ice Cream

Mocha Marshmallow Walnut Ice Cream

An indulgent, quick to make coffee & chocolate mocha ice cream with a swiss meringue (i.e. marshmallow fluff) swirled in, along with the crunch of walnuts. Insanely beautiful gelato texture and best made with an ice cream maker because it’s so easy! Perfect for a…

Blood Orange Pomegranate Cadillac Margarita

Blood Orange Pomegranate Cadillac Margarita

A Cadillac Margarita with fresh blood orange juice and Grand Mariner, along with pomegranate and lime, served frozen or over ice. A wonderful take on the classic Margarita and the classic Cadillac which forms a citrus-pomegranate one-two punch of flavor. Gifts of Summer Sometimes you…

Blackberry Grape Smash Cocktail

Blackberry Grape Smash Cocktail

The Blackberry Grape Smash Cocktail makes the coming of July ok. Summer is here. I am not a fan of summer. I know I’m in the vast minority. I felt cheated this year because we had no real snow during winter. The minute that humidity…

The Lala Berry Wine Cocktail

The Lala Berry Wine Cocktail

This bevvy is somewhere between a refreshing glass of white wine and a fruity cocktail. Its originator happens to be my best friend, known to me as Lala. Way back when, she was the caretaker of sorts for a luxury Tribeca loft which belonged to…

Caramel White Russian Coffee

Caramel White Russian Coffee

I love coffee. I like to think I love the flavor, but, at this point, it is the feeling of drinking coffee that makes me happy, though the flavor rarely disappoints. Like my Croatian relatives, I can’t drink coffee from a tall paper cup while…

Strawberry Basil Cocktail

Strawberry Basil Cocktail

There is no real story here, other than summer is coming and it’s definitely time for some beautifully flavored cocktails. More than anything, you’ll find I love baking with alcohol: wine, rum, brandy (esp. Croatian Sljivovica), liqueurs like Amaretto, Grand Mariner, whiskey, Guinness. The list…