Archive for the ‘Cocktail Hour’ Category

Blood Orange Whiskey Sours

It’s Easter weekend and I’ve come bearing a zingy, vibrant cocktail that will kiss you gently on the forehead and ease (mildly sedate?) you through your next few days of screaming, chocolate-filled children/probably some adults, and potentially disastrous political “discussions”. It’s what the holidays are all about, right? 🙄 We freaking love a good sour in our house […]

Charcuterie & Pickle Skewers + Apple Shallot & Apricot Chutney

The Holiday snacking table is one of my very favourite spots to hang out. It’s where the action happens – the good conversation, the sparkly cocktails and of course, the food.  I can spot a charcuterie or cheese board from a mile away – it draws me in like a laser beam. When all else […]

Crispy Prosciutto with Figs, Roasted Hazelnuts and Parmesan Mousse

Whoaaaaa. As December gets into it’s groove, our calendars are already filling up with Holiday gatherings and events and I don’t feel nearly ready.  It’s the same story every year; October hits and I smugly congratulate myself on realizing how imminent the Holidays are  and vow to get planning early. December hits and here I […]

Spicy Kale Ginger Lemonade

There is something ominous lurking around. A dirty, nasty cold/flu that seems to be knocking my friends and family out one by one. I woke yesterday with a sandpaper throat and what felt like two corks in my sinus’. Immediately I started trying to knock it out before it did me in. Water (a lot of water), […]