Some of My Favorite Things

Brunch Week Begins!

Welcome to Brunch Week! Today kicks off our celebration with some wonderful brunch recipes, a raffle for some exciting prizes, and a Twitter chat at 2pm (Eastern) #BrunchWeek ! Don’t forget to stop by each day this week for new Brunch Week posts and events. Beverages Hot Maple Walnut Coffee Float by Cook the Story […]

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Brunch Week Is Coming!

Brunch. Just the word gets me excited. Why do I love brunch so much? Brunch is a perfect combination of breakfast and lunch. Brunch is champagne for breakfast, I mean mimosas, brunch is mimosas for breakfast. Oh, or bloody marys if you prefer. Brunch is my favorite meal of the day – breakfast – served […]

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Food Obsession: Yogurt Covered Snacks

My new food obsession this week is…..(drumroll, please)…. yogurt covered pretzels and peanuts I’m sure you’ve all heard of yogurt covered raisins and pretzels. They’re easy to find in most grocery stores. But have you ever had yogurt covered peanuts? Yup, yogurt covered peanuts. They are quite addictive. What I like about yougurt covered peanuts, […]

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Martinis You’ll Flip(side) For!

I like martinis. Not the standard dirty martini; I prefer the unique concoctions bartenders shake or stir: appletinis, chocotinis, french martinis (more on my love of french martinis in this post). And then a few months back Flipside Burger in Fairfield was recommended by a friend, and I discovered the Grinchtini. Think…a thinmint cookie that […]

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Celebrating With A Cupcake

Envision a moist chocolate cake cupcake, the kind you think about when you are craving a piece of chocolate cake. Now fill the center with peanut butter frosting filling, and cover the top with half peanut butter and half chocolate frosting surrounded by a halo of peanut butter chips. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? Say hello […]

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My Favorite French Martini is at Molto

Shaken, stirred, it doesn’t matter to me as long as I’m having a French martini at Molto Wine Bar in Fairfield. I’m not a fan of dirty martinis, I prefer the sweet versions when I’m drinking martinis (no, not for all drinks, just martinis really). And yes,  the wine selection at Molto Wine Bar  is extensive and their food […]

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