Rustic Pavlova Cake


Rustic Pavlova Cake

Crispy meringue with soft marshmallow Crispy meringue outside, light soft marshmallow inside, topped with cream and fruit. This recipe is a rustic version, nothing fancy, simple to make and delicious. Originally named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, in honour of the dance during her tour in Australia. Some say […]


Recipe: A rum and coffee cocktail

“Let’s grab our tools, shake some things up, and raise a glass to the upside of down.” Coffee is always associated with great memories for me. I think of my late grandma Carol, who I always think of sitting at the edge of her bed. As a kid, running to […]


Italian Cream Cheese Stuffed Celery

Italian Cream Cheese Stuffed Celery – outrageously good with only 5 ingredients! A party favorite! Can make in advance and refrigerate until ready to serve. Celery, cream cheese, Italian dressing mix, mayonnaise, and mozzarella cheese. This is always the first thing to go! Great for game day, parties, potlucks, and […]


Classic Margaritas

The margarita, now one of the most popular cocktails in the world, is thought to have started out as the variation on another prohibition-era drink called the “Daisy”. Spanish for “daisy”, the marg swapped in tequila for the requisite brandy and lime juice for lemon juice, and a classic was born. Decades have […]


Cadillac Margarita

A Cadillac Margarita is one made with high-quality tequila (typically a reposado) along with a Grand Marnier. Think of it as a higher-end classic margarita. Reposado tequila will have notes of oak and vanilla, making this margarita really stand out. Still, it’s simple to make and pairs perfectly with fish tacos […]

Cocktail Club

Cocktail recipe: A French 75 for everyone

This classic cocktail can be adapted for those who are drinking, want something lighter, or who are fully abstaining from alcohol. A drink doesn’t have to be booze-forward or make you tipsy after just one, to be cocktail-hour appropriate. At even the smallest gatherings, it’s common for one or more […]


Pasta with Pesto and Tomatoes

This quick and delicious pasta dish is the perfect way to use up a summer bounty of basil and tomatoes! Don’t have a green thumb? Never fear! You can knock out this classic pasta dish in no time with a jar of prepared pesto sauce. Variation: Got no time, or […]