Tag: Italian Quattro Stagioni Canning Jars

Watermelon Mojito with Mint Simple Syrup!

Watermelon Mojito with Mint Simple Syrup is a refreshing cocktail for summertime sipping! This cocktail (or mocktail), starts with fresh watermelon puree! To make your puree, cut your watermelon into chunks and toss in a blender and puree until smooth. Pass watermelon through a strainer, discarding pulp and reserving watermelon liquid. Keep watermelon puree in the…

Apple Picking

I went Apple Picking for Cuisine Kathleen’s table challenge. . . Instead of an orchard, I did my picking at HomeGoods~ For apple plates and a bucket~ A little more than 50 cents :) Apples from Apple Wedge Packers in Hendersonville, NC~ the largest apple packer and distributor in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the highest volume…

At the Table~ Sweetest Day

 I’m enjoying some garden-inspired dining with Sweetest Day Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. Sweetest Day brings the vibrant life of a garden to your table. Charmingly casual with the fresh feel of a summer day, a honeycomb border buzzes with activity with bees and blooms of red, orange, and blue flowers. Yellow check napkins are tied with…

The Bee’s Knees

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Lavender Week. . . I’ve had a fragrant and delicious time with The Novel Bakers   playing with lavender and searching for recipes! I found several new beverages~ Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Margaritas, both perfect for summer and made with a lavender syrup or lavender sweet and sour mix.…