Homemade Easter Marshmallows

It isn’t Easter without Peeps! But who knows what’s really in those adorable little fluffy treats anyway? I for one am moving against a lot of store bought stuff, especially when I can make it at home! Forget store-bought and try your hand at fluffy, colorful Easter marshmallows! Flavored with McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and decorated with homemade colored sugar using NEON! Food Colors, they’re … Continue reading Homemade Easter Marshmallows

Popcorn Pairings for Awards Season

Awards season is here! If you’re anything like us, we love celebrating this season because it’s another excuse to drink wine! For an Oscar-themed party, we’ve put together some delightful popcorn pairings We hope you enjoy! DARK CHOCOLATE SEA SALT POPCORN 10 cups popped popcorn 4 Tablespoons grapeseed oil 6 Tablespoons hot chocolate powder Sea salt to taste Sprinkle with grated dark chocolate Pair this … Continue reading Popcorn Pairings for Awards Season

Snow Day Cooking with Kids

It’s a snow day! Hooray! We are in the middle of the ‘bomb cyclone’  – whatever that is – and the kids, and mom, couldn’t be happier! To be honest, going back to real life after holiday break was hard on the four of us. We loved spending all our days together and those first few morning hours on January 2 were tough. So, this … Continue reading Snow Day Cooking with Kids

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How to Make a Watermelon Keg in 4 Simple Steps

Watermelons are truly the perfect summer fruit. While it might seem like they’re having a trendy resurgence, the truth is that we wait all year for watermelon season. It’s just that brands like Seagrams with its new watermelon-enhanced vodka have finally caught up to what the people want. Fresh watermelon is an instant crowd-pleaser, and because it’s so juicy, those watermelon cubes can soak up some serious booze. However, … Continue reading How to Make a Watermelon Keg in 4 Simple Steps

Red, White and Blue Cocktails for Fourth of July

We love a good July 4th BBQ! From flag cakes to Old Navy flag shirts, everything is red, white and blue and that should include your cocktail. Here are some fun recipes from our favorite brands. Pinnacle Citrus-Spangled Spritzer 1 part Pinnacle Citrus Vodka 1 part DeKuyper Blue Curacao Liqueur 2 parts Lemon Soda 1 part Grenadine Lemon for garnish Blueberries for garnish Mint Sprig … Continue reading Red, White and Blue Cocktails for Fourth of July

Bagged Salad & Leftover BBQ Hack: Tailgating Taco Salad

It’s BBQ season, so one thing you have a lot of come Monday morning is meat. Leftover meat. And since you tried to make it a healthy weekend but it didn’t quite work out that way, chances are you have some bagged salad.   I love creating ‘big salads’ with all my leftovers. Rotisserie chicken, brisket, hanger steak, turkey all work to make a great … Continue reading Bagged Salad & Leftover BBQ Hack: Tailgating Taco Salad

Frose Has Taken Over Summer

Frose has taken over the summer. A blended cocktail made with muddled strawberries, lemon juice and your favorite rose is easy to make and totally delicious. here’s how to do it: Choose a full-flavored and darke rosé for freezing – not one that is super pale. It will lose some of its color and will be a bit diluted after freezing and blending; you want … Continue reading Frose Has Taken Over Summer