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The Piña Picante Cocktail

May 2, 2017

I’m not sure exactly what’s going on with the weather we have been having in San Francisco – it’s gone from what felt like winter to what feels like the middle of summer in a few short days.  It’s bringing on daydreams of hours spent at the beach and summery cocktails.  No matter the weather, hands down, whenever I pick up a cocktail menu, I scan for a spicy concoction. Even when it’s hot outside, they are a great option…

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Thyme and Berry Bubbles

Collecting glassware can be a little problematic as it can start to take over your valuable cupboard space but making a fun and easy cocktail is a great excuse to pull them out. This thyme and berry bubbles cocktail recipe includes a simple syrup…

April 22, 2017
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Cocktail: Squeeze My Heart

I created “Squeeze My Heart” as well as “Hot Lips” and “Coming Up Rosey“, for my recent Galentine’s Day shoot.  This gin-based drink is actually inspired by my two sisters & my mum, all of who love a good G&T. Tastes and smells always bring back a strong…

February 13, 2017
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Coming Up Rosey

It’s no secret that I love the use of pink and while I often enjoy a moody approach with the color, the month of February always calls me back to the more feminine side of pink. The weekdays have seemed long recently, maybe it’s work…

February 9, 2017
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Hot Lips Cocktail

While I’m a fan of a wide assortment of cocktails, I’m always drawn to a particular one on the menu no matter what bar or restaurant I go to.  Despite the weather, season, holiday, or event, if there is a cocktail with some spice,…

February 7, 2017
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Garbanzo Beans Three Ways

With all the holiday parties and the bring something to share requests, recipes that I can make ahead of time are always ideal – especially when I’m the one hosting.  These tiny morsels of goodness are so easy to whip up and are sure…

November 21, 2016
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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

Sometimes, a mishap can lead to a delicious result.  When I started creating this treat, I was definitely craving pumpkin but I had also planned on mixing in peanut butter.  The only problem: I could not — with all of my might — open the darn…

October 23, 2016
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Earl Grey and Lavender Cocktail

Growing up British, there was always a cup of tea within reach – yes the stereotypes are true, and I’m 100% okay with that!  During the hot summer months I love to make iced tea, but let’s be honest, sometimes you just need something…

July 20, 2016
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Recipes – Spiced Strawberry Banana Muffins

Every week, on my way home from the gym, I head to the grocery store – yes, I’m sweaty and basically gross, but I’m less likely to put something in the basket that will undo all of my hard work. This week, I grabbed a…

June 18, 2016