St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shake

March 17th is, of course, St Patrick's Day and not content with just downing a pint of Guinness in the local pub, whilst donning a green sweater, Americans celebrate the day in style. Turning entire rivers green and smothering every city in a green haze of costumed party goers and procession floats, the day does not pass by unnoticed! Even … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Shake

Pulled Pork Sliders – Super Bowl 50

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, the largest sporting event on the US calendar, and with over 114 million TV viewers, it's certainly the most watched TV broadcast in America. If that wasn't impressive enough, this year is promising to be even bigger and better because it’s the 'Super Bowl 50' – the event’s 50th Anniversary. I will … Continue reading Pulled Pork Sliders – Super Bowl 50

Texan Style Baked Beans

As a Brit I was brought up on Baked Beans because baked beans totally rock - fact! As a child there was nothing better than arriving home from school to a plate of hot buttery toast smothered in baked beans. It's one of life's simplest pleasures, an institution, and something that should not to be messed with. Good ole … Continue reading Texan Style Baked Beans

Eggnog Coffee Cake

This year the holiday season was, for me, the season of Eggnog. I had heard of Eggnog before, but had never really felt the desire to try it. A hot drink made with eggs? Disgusting! Add it to my latte? Pure coffee travesty!  But since nervously taking a sip of my husband's eggnog one morning, I have been addicted - God bless America and all the eggnog recipes made … Continue reading Eggnog Coffee Cake