Recipes

  • Popsicle Sparkler Recipe for your 4th of July Fun!

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    With the 4th of July holiday just around the corner, you’re gonna need a super delicious                    (+ easy) treat for your backyard entertaining — am I right? Let’s start with the backstory to this succulent summer treat recipe we recently concocted…  I performed an in home event last…

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    June 30, 2019
  • Father’s Day RECIPES + WINE PAIRINGS!

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    We’re at it again! Chef Corey of Create Catering + I were on Fox 9 sharing a mouthwatering variety of RECIPES + WINE PAIRINGS for Father’s Day with our favorite local daytime TV host, Jason Matheson, of The Jason Show. Check out what we think you should be whipping up this coming Sunday to celebrate your…

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    June 13, 2019
  • Salty, Savory, Sweet Holiday Snacks paired to the best Vinos

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    This week on the Jason Show, Chef Corey Meier of Create Catering + I concocted a serious collection of delicious holiday snacks paired to wines of all kind — sparkly, red, oh + a holiday wine-tail to boot! Check out our segment with dear friend, Jason Matheson, of The Jason Show (RECIPES + WINES listed below!) Caramel Brittle Sea…

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    December 12, 2018
  • The English Muffin Stuffing that broke the Internet!

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    Turns out our little ‘Boujee Thanksgiving Sides’ segment sort of broke the internet this week when Chef Corey Meier’s (of Create Catering – my catering team for Amusée) English Muffin Stuffing, became the talk of The Jason Show after our live segment on Wednesday went viral.  Otherwise known as STUFFING GATE, here’s the infamous showdown of Corey’s Stuffing (and my wine pairings!) versus…

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    November 17, 2018
  • Summer Spritzer + Sangria Recipes

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    Everyone needs a good Sangria and/or Spritzer recipe for the summer, am I right? This week on Fox 9′s The Jason Show, I show FIVE super spritzer/sangria simple recipes for making your summer that much more refreshing!  Easy on the budget and easy to make at home, making YOU look like a complete rock star…

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    July 11, 2018
  • Wine Cocktails for your Holiday Season

    Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry!   While you’ve spent oodles of time preparing appetizers, cookies and other treats for your arriving holiday guests – creating something tasty & unique from the beverage department shouldn’t take hours of your time OR break the bank!  Here are a few fun ideas that I…

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    December 15, 2016
  • Easy 4th of July Summer Recipes with Wine Pairings

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    If you’ve ever been to one of Chef Mike Shannon & I’s cooking classes at Cooks of Crocus Hill then you’d know that whipping up delicious food and pairing wines for any occasion doesn’t have to be difficult.  While Chef Mike and I agree on a number of tasty levels, we absolutely agree that cooking and…

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    June 30, 2016
  • Sangria for Mom’s Day!

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    With Mother’s Day just around the corner and this (almost) summer weather in full swing for the upcoming weekend, I thought it only appropriate to share a few new libation goodies to use for your Sunday brunch table or your afternoon picnic al fresco. Let’s talk Sangria!  But first, here are a couple of thoughts I would…

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    May 6, 2016
  • Chef/Sommelier Recipe & Wine Pairing for Certified Piedmontese

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    Oh yum!  Here’s your chance to make Chef Alan Bergo from The Salt Cellar‘s, delicious house made Sauce Choron at home! Equipped with a wine pairing ‪‬ that I’ve recommended for Chef’s Flat Iron Steaks with Sauce Choron recipe.  Check it out online via Certified Piedmontese‘s digital copy, page 28. Here’s the Link!

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    February 15, 2016
  • Easy Batch Cocktails to keep your holidays a hoppin!

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    This past week in our Fortify your Sips class with David Zhang of Midnight Rosewater and Erik Eastman of Easy & Oskey, we enjoyed a full evening of fortified wines from Sherry, Port, to Madeira, learned of a number of exotic fruits and veggies that can be intertwined with cocktail ingredients and sipped on a…

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    November 25, 2015