Archive for July, 2011

Stormy Morning

Stormy Morning Cocktail

I first encountered the Stormy Morning on my birthday last year in New Orleans at my favorite restaurant, The Bayona on Dauphine St. in the French Quarter. We arrived early for our reservation and I ordered a Stormy Morning from the drink menu while waiting for our table, intrigued by the mention of Créme de […]

Red, White and Blue Berry Tart

Red White and Blue Berry Tart

This colorful treat is always a winning dessert for Memorial Day, Independence Day or any day you just need to have an excellent, creamy, cool berry tart.  It’s both luxurious and light with a filling of low-fat greek yogurt blended with Neufchâtel cream cheese and a hint of maple syrup.  The graham cracker crust is […]

Drunken Apricots

Drunken Peaches

I originally saw this made with peaches but the apricots were looking better at the market. I find the color of apricots to be one of my favorites and they look great for photos. Making this is simple, just cut up some apricots or peaches and put them in a small glass of Chianti with […]