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Watercress, Avocado and Orange Salad

I came across this salad recipe in an issue of the Food Network Magazine and thought it sounded amazing.  The refreshing, fruity flavors came together quite well and it was super quick and easy to make.  I especially loved the homemade citrus dressing with orange juice lime, honey, and dijon mustard.  For other salad dressing … Continue reading

Hot Apple Cider with Rum

To accompany all the delicacies on our “Gourmet Game Day“, I wanted to serve a beverage slightly more exciting than beer. Pimm’s Cup came to mind, but it’s more of a summer drink. So after a little brainstorming, I realized that we had just imbibed on some delectable Apple Ciders at the Fairmont in Banff … Continue reading

Sangria with Pineapple and Guava

Thirsty for some sangria? This light and delicious drink is a big hit when hosting parties. Original recipe calls for rosé wine, but I found that an inexpensive bottle of Carlo Rossi Sangria works just fine. This is not a strong drink, so if you prefer something with a little more kick try adding some … Continue reading