bees knees cocktail

Bee’s Knees Cocktail

This Bee’s Knees cocktail tastes phenomenal and is just a simple mix of only three ingredients that (I’m guessing) most of us always have in the house: gin, lemon and honey. It’s intensely sweet, sour and juniper berry/piney. A wonderful spring and...
almond orange mousse with anise

Almond Orange Mousse with Anise

This gourmet almond orange mousse with anise has a delicious, complex and sophisticated flavor but the recipe is very easy to make. The almond, orange and anise flavors play together wonderfully and make this mousse the perfect finish for an elegant...
bourbon milk punch

Bourbon Milk Punch

If you’ve never had a Bourbon milk punch, I urge you to make one, it’s an awesome dessert cocktail. The punch is made with, yes, Bourbon, in addition to milk, cream, vanilla extract, sugar and a smidgen of nutmeg. It...
coffee liqueur cream puffs

Coffee Liqueur Cream Puffs

These delicious coffee liqueur cream puffs are made with baked choux pastry, filled with a coffee liqueur cream and drizzled with a coffee liqueur glaze. Netflix suggested the other day that I watch The Great British Bake Off. I don’t...
rum-spiced pecan chocolate bark

Rum-Spiced Pecan Chocolate Bark

I’ve got a spinoff recipe from my recent rum-spiced pecan butter and chocolate cookies today and it’s beautifully easy. You start by making a batch of rum-spiced pecans by cooking the chopped nuts in a rum/sugar/butter/cinnamon/cardamom mix and then let...
hot and sour soup

Hot and Sour Soup

This delicious Chinese hot and sour soup is packed with flavors from minced pork, tofu cubes, shiitake mushrooms, bamboo shoots, fresh chili pepper, honey and rice vinegar. It’s easy to make and substantial enough to make a great main course. I...