Category: Cinco de Mayo

Welcome May: Celebrations, Recipes and Party Inspiration!

Happy May 1st! May is my favorite spring month as it brings beautiful May flowers here in North Carolina. . . And is the month when pretty-in-pink Knock Out Roses and Peonies bloom. May Flowers Around the Potting Shed With the arrival of May comes celebrations and holidays. . . Cinco de Mayo, The Kentucky Derby,…

Hooray for May: Celebrations, Recipes and Party Inspiration!

Happy May 1st!  I’m sharing a May Day Basket on our dock, a nod to the charming and forgotten tradition of filling a basket with flowers to leave on your neighbor’s or friend’s door on the first day of May. My basket is filled with wildflowers blooming, free-for-the-picking, Bachelor Buttons and Ox-eye Daisies. May is my favorite…

Welcome May: Celebrations, Recipes & Party Inspiration!

Happy May 1st! I’m celebrating with a May Day Basket, a nod to the charming and forgotten tradition of filling a basket with flowers to leave on your neighbor’s or friend’s door on the first day of May. My basket is filled with wildflowers blooming, free-for-the-picking,  Bachelor Buttons and Ox-eye Daisies. The month of May brings with…

Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta of Flavor and Recipes!

Cinco de Mayo is in cuatro days and I have a round-up of recipes with a fiesta of flavor for your celebration! Click on the links in red for a taste and the complete recipe. To start your fiesta, let’s mix a Cucumber Margarita! This is a favorite margarita we enjoy in the summer with the cool and refreshing flavor of cucumber…

Seasons’ Eatings: 2015 Recipe Roundup and Year in Review

I’m sharing a round-up of recipes with some highlights from the holidays and seasons of 2015~ click on the link for the complete recipe! Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu A twist on tiramisu using Greek yogurt in place of the traditional ingredients of heavy cream, egg yolks, and mascarpone cheese for a healthier and light dessert. Slow Cooker Smoky Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili with Cornbread Croutons…

Cheesy Masa Cups for Cinco de Mayo

I have a little bite that delivers some South of the Border flavor for your Cinco de Mayo celebration or summer fiesta, Cheesy Masa Cups! You can make these cheesy corn flour cups and serve them with a variety fillings. I filled mine with a mixture of guacamole, corn, black beans, salsa and some with leftover pulled pork.…

South of the Border Flavor

I’m sharing a little South of the Border flavor for Cinco de Mayo and a Fiesta of Food and Flowers in celebration! From the 2011 archives, this post has a couple of recipes worth a second helping or a segundo plato :) for a summer soirée. . . Inspired from a trip to the Farmers Market and a Bobby Flay Cook-Along. For a…

Key Lime Margarita Cupcakes

 End your Cinco de Mayo celebration on sweet note with Key Lime Margarita Cupcakes! Quick or rápido  :) and easy to whip up with a short cut. . . Pillsbury Moist Supreme Key Lime Cake Mix & Key Lime Creamy Supreme Frosting!  In addition to a box mix you’ll need 3 eggs, 1/3 cup oil and 1/2…