• Entertaining
  • Champagne Jell-O Shots: Sidecar Cocktail

    I rarely drink anything other than wine.  I like scotch on occasion, but my go-to cocktail is the sidecar.  This brandy/cognac based cocktail originated some time in the 1920s during Prohibition.  Rather than just order sidecars at bars, I sometimes ask “can you make a sidecar?” and heavily scrutinize the bartender’s reaction.  Most bartenders immediately […]

  • Food & Wine
  • Mom’s Turkey Stuffing

    My mother and I don’t always agree on cooking techniques, but her turkey stuffing rocks the house!  It’s the one thing I looked forward to the most during the holidays, and the one recipe that I took over when I started hosting Thanksgiving and Christmas at my house.  With my mother’s permission, I’m sharing the […]

  • Entertaining
  • Making Mulled Wine Your Way

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  • Camping & Hiking
  • Campside Chicken Arrabbiata

    Arrabbiata is a spicy tomato sauce with garlic and peppers and literally means “angry” in Italian.  I’ve made it at home from scratch and from a jar, and think its delightful paired with Chianti.  From my experiences with Becoming an Outdoors Woman and my love for Pinterest, I’ve been inspired to cook real food campside.  […]