Granny’s Lemon Cake A Modernized Mid Century Throwback Favorite

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Hello, lovelies. Lately I have found myself pouring over boxes of recipes my sweet little Granny has collected over the past several decades and reminiscing… thinking back on family gatherings, special times, and favorite dishes my Granny used to make. Now as I have said before, my grandmothers were excellent … Read moreGranny’s Lemon Cake A Modernized Mid Century Throwback Favorite

Salty Caramel Peanut Butter Bar Ice Cream

**VIDEO COMING** Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Homemade ice cream. One of the most scintillating sensations of summer. Be it fruity, fudgy or just plain old vanilla it bring the boys to the proverbial yard. I recently had access to my Granny’s recipe boxes completely unattended, and since she made the best homemade ice cream … Read moreSalty Caramel Peanut Butter Bar Ice Cream

The Gentleman Caller’s Bird Cage Planter

  Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. One of my most favorite things to do is to repurpose something fun, whimsical, or FREE into a planter. Give me an old bathtub, some used drawers, or in this case a bird cage and in a few weeks it will be dripping with stunning verdigris. I found this … Read moreThe Gentleman Caller’s Bird Cage Planter

The Gentleman’s Rhubarb Martini

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Summer is my absolute favorite time of year and when I am melting my brain is usually working to figure out ways to cool myself off. Rhubarb, that beautiful ruby red celery thing, has always caught my attention. Mostly because of that radiant red. And because it looks like Mother … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Rhubarb Martini

Gulf Coast Cooler – a libation to keep you refreshed all summer

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Friends, it’s summertime. I am down in Texas this week trying not to melt as I make plans and preparations for fall gardening and an impending chicken coop (stay with me for that adventure). Did you know that Vietnamese culture is very prevalent down here? Vietnamese is actually the third … Read moreGulf Coast Cooler – a libation to keep you refreshed all summer