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Frozen Strawberry Margarita (And How to Get the Salt to Stick to the Rim)

My obsession with margaritas started about 10 years ago when my friend Rick first made them for me at the beach in the freshest way possible: freshly squeezed lime juice, simple syrup and tequila. I never knew a margarita could taste so crisp and refreshing. Up until that point I had only tried them loaded with artificial flavors,…

Mascarpone Toast

Apparently I’ve been living in a black hole, because I have not been fully aware of the Italian cheesy spread, mascarpone, and how it can incorporate into daily non-tiramisu consumption. Holy moly, people! It’s so light, subtly sweet, creamy and mild, I want to put it on everything (including a spoon, and airplane it straight into my mouth). It…

Oscar Party Popcorn Bar

My friend Lisa got me a Whirley-Pop Popcorn Popper for my birthday one year, and I LOVE it. I use it all the time. It can make up to 6 quartz of popcorn in about 3 minutes. It has a patented stirring mechanism that prevents the kernels from burning. My favorite part about popcorn is getting creative with the toppings. Here…

Flowers as Food #3/The Pineapple Edition

Today’s Flowers as Food is inspired by tulips. Fun fact: tulip petals are edible! Flavor varies from tulip to tulip, but usually the petals taste like sweet lettuce, fresh baby peas, or have a cucumber-like texture and flavor. For today’s purposes buy quality viagra online though, tulips taste like…pineapple!  See the rest of the shoot below.