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16 Valentine’s Day Desserts to Wow Your Sweetheart!

By Marla Meridith / February 10th

  I can't even take how excited I am about all of these gorgeous desserts! I want to make them all right now. This line up will swoon the pickiest Valentine. Some of these beauties only take minutes to prepare, like the V-Day Treat Pops and the DIY Mini Eclairs. Feel taking a little more time and baking? There are ...Read More

Blissful Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes

By Marla Meridith / February 3rd

  Pondering what to make for your sweeties this Valentine's Day? Well if they are a fan of cheesecake then you must bake up a batch of these Blissful Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes. They are pretty on the eyes and very delicious to eat. I love them topped with fresh strawberries, but raspberries, blueberries and blackberries would be great too. This dessert ...Read More

Orecchiette with Sausage, Mushrooms & Spinach

By Marla Meridith / January 20th

  Make this recipe for delicious Orecchiette with Sausage, Mushrooms & Spinach and your family will swoon over it! No need to pack everyone up to go out for dinner when you can cook this dish easily at home. You can make this pasta as spicy as you want it. I used hot italian sausage in this, but you can ...Read More

Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

By Marla Meridith / January 10th

  Making soups this time of the year is one of my all time favorite things to do. Not only do they taste delicious, but a big batch can last a few days...making meal time way easier. This Chicken Tortilla Soup is filled with flavor and will satisfy you on the coldest winter days, I snuck in some chipotle in ...Read More

Strawberry Crepe Casserole

By Marla Meridith / January 3rd

  This is quite possibly the BEST breakfast/brunch recipe ever! Show off your cooking skills with this easy Strawberry Crepe Casserole gorgeous recipe. Not only does it taste out of this world, but how pretty is this dish?! It only looks fancy, I promise it can be made easily even if you don't consider yourself a pro cook. Another bonus is ...Read More

Blueberry and Bubbles Champagne Punch

By Marla Meridith / December 31st

  I absolutely love Champagne (which can be very evident on my Instagram feed) and I am also smitten with blueberries. I can't think of a tastier way to ring in the New Year than this Blueberry and Bubbles Champagne Punch. All you need is your favorite bottle of Brut Champagne, fresh blueberries, St. Germain (elderflower liquor) and a sparkling sugar ...Read More

11 Gorgeous Bubbly Cocktails to Ring in the New Year

By Marla Meridith / December 27th

  A chilled glass of bubbly is always a treat, but add those bubbles to a punch bowl or mixed cocktail and heads will turn! Whether you fancy Champagne, Prosecco or Cava these drinks will be festive no matter what your plans. Throwing a party for New Year's Eve? Then a signature cocktail or two will be quenching pleasers to ...Read More

Festive Holiday Cookie Board

By Marla Meridith / December 24th

  We all  love charcuterie boards...now it's time for the sweet version! You can throw a Festive Holiday Cookie Board together in minutes if you use store bought goodies. Or you can go to town with baking! You can make a cookie boards for any holiday,  just go with seasonal flavors and color theme. What makes a great cookie board? ...Read More

Peppermint Snowball Cookies

By Marla Meridith / December 22nd

  The other night I had a High Alpine Cuisine book signing here in Telluride, CO and I brought these Peppermint Snowball Cookies to serve hungry guests. The overall response was that these holiday cookies are a 100% hit! I love regular snowball cookies, but add crushed peppermint candies and you have something even more special for holiday entertaining or cookie exchanges! ...Read More

Coffee Cake Banana Bread

By Marla Meridith / December 17th

  I have always loved coffee cake. What's better than a delicious, buttery, moist cake with a heaping amount of streusel topping?! I really can't think of much.  Combine that with another favorite, banana bread and you have the most blissful experience. If you are entertaining guests for the holidays, bake up a loaf or two of this Coffee Cake Banana ...Read More