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February 2018

Culinary Tales/ Meats

Coconut Crispy Chicken with Korean Sticky Sauce

This Crispy Chicken is crusted in pretzel crackers accompanied with the subtleness of unsweetened shredded coconut. And if I’m being honest this chicken is so good even without the sauce. You can really taste just the slight hint of coconut & pretzel flavor, plus it’s juicy with a slight crunch! However, I’m going the extra mile & finishing it off with a Korean Sticky Sauce to drizzle, dunk, and possibly just chug from the jar because it is so good… Continue Reading…

Culinary Tales/ Smoothies

Avocado Green Grape Smoothie

To start the day off right, I’m making this Avocado Green Grape Smoothie. Ok, so green smoothies are pretty much everywhere right? And with good reason. They are delicious and full of nutrients. And they usually involve spinach or kale. While I do love those smoothies, because let’s be real I love all smoothies :)……..all of them. This is not your typical green smoothie . Continue Reading…

Cocktails/ Culinary Tales

Blood Orange Crush

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I’m sharing the recipe for this Blood Orange Crush. I knew I wanted to make a cocktail using Blood Oranges. I love everything about them. First off, they are gorgeous!

Secondly, they taste amazing! Depending on where you live they can be difficult to find, but they are definitely worth the search.

They’re also super healthy, the red flavonoid pigments that give the oranges their bold crimson color are filled with antioxidants that can help to prevent a whole range of free radicals and diseases. Taste wise, they are so much smoother than regular oranges, and a little sweeter too. They are good in salads, cakes, donuts, & scones amongst other foods. They are fantastic paired with any liquor. So, I’m pairing them with vodka in this Blood Orange Crush.

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Cocktails/ Culinary Tales

Blueberry Lemon Drop Martini

This Blueberry Lemon Drop is as aromatic as it is delicious. A fresh citrusy cocktail with undertones of blueberry & a hint of vanilla. This is one of my favorite cocktails. I love incorporating fresh fruits in drinks & the combination of the citrus+vanilla! One of the things I love so much about blueberries is how good they are in the summer and the winter. To me they are both warm and inviting, plus fresh and invigorating. That makes this cocktail perfect for any season!

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