• Steak Crostini with Blue Cheese Spread

    I do a host of entertaining over the holiday season. I love the idea of decorating my home, bringing in family and friends and serving them tasty food. One of my favorite parts of holiday hosting is coming up with a variety of appetizers that I think will appeal to my guests.

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  • Apple Pie Moonshine

    Moonshine is deeply rooted in Southern culture and has a very long history dating back to the 1800’s. This potent, crystal clear alcohol is made from corn meal, sugar, yeast, and water. It was often made illegally in the backwoods and still is today. There is even a show on TV about illegal moonshiners in the Appalachian area! Fortunately, there are now legal distilleries where moonshine is made with care, in licensed stills, and they continue to carry on the moonshine tradition, just in a safer way.

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  • Sweet Potato and Herbed Ricotta Rounds

    The first snow of the season happened this past weekend here in Milwaukee which was a nice reminder that the holiday season is upon us! Although I’ve lived with snow and cold weather my entire life, and absolutely hate it, there’s just something so peaceful about snow that is gently falling outside of my window. And following that peaceful feeling came a rush of panic as I begin to think about hosting Thanksgiving and Christmas at my own home this year!

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