Lola Cooks: Citrus Marmalade

citrus marmalade recipe

There is a proliferation of citrus populating the produce section.  I find myself trying new ways to fit it into every meal. Many years ago I fell in love with butter croissants and orange marmalade. For me, this coupled with a freshly pressed pot of coffee is the perfect breakfast indulgence. While it may be a surprise […]

Two for Tuesday Tips: Spoons and Sparklers

quick tips

Today we are introducing a new feature, Two for Tuesday Tips. Each week we will present two new tips meant to make living this modern life a bit easier and more enjoyable. They won’t necessarily be related, but hopefully, you will always find them relevant. Our first tip today is all about cooling off. Few things quench thirst like […]

Treat of the Week: Grapefruit Poppyseed Torte with White Chocolate Mousse

grapefruit poppyseed torte recipe

Earlier this week, Punxsutawney Phil proclaimed that we would have an early spring. Either Old Man Winter didn’t get the memo or he wanted to get in one last jab. He is really showing off his skills this week in Dallas.   February is funny in that way. It’s such a transitional month and is […]

French Connection: St. Germain

st germain cocktail recipe

Cocktails are good. Cocktails on the patio on a warm day are great. Discovering a new, refreshing summer cocktail might be the best yet. Today we highlight St. Germain, a unique liquor made from the elderflower growing in the French Alps. This distinctive elixir has rightfully gained a great deal of popularity in the last […]

Treat of the Week: Pizzelle with Citrus Cream

pizzelle with citrus cream recipe

Having a treat idea in your arsenal that looks great and is quick and easy is crucial for entertaining. Today I am taking a short cut that may surprise you. I am using pizzelle to throw together a light and tasty, citrusy treat. The pizzella is an Italian waffle cookie. They have been being made for centuries. As they […]