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

Is it pie? Is it cobbler? It’s BOTH! Texas Hill Country Peach “Pobbler”

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Hello again, my lovelies. Do you like peaches? I don’t mean using the peach emoji as something lewd, I mean the succulent sloppy stone fruit that stars in desserts from pie to cobbler. And that brings me to this: why can’t we hybridize those two things? Oh, wait. I’m The … Read moreIs it pie? Is it cobbler? It’s BOTH! Texas Hill Country Peach “Pobbler”

Just Hanging Out (of a fourth floor window)

Hi, friends! This is a re-post from last spring, but it seems to be that time of year yet again! Enjoy!  xo-TGC   Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Happy holiday weekend. Everyone leaves New York City, and for those of us who have to stay it’s party time! This particular morning I am skipping the gym and … Read moreJust Hanging Out (of a fourth floor window)

The Gentleman’s Cucumber Trellis

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Here it is once again, my friends. Creeping up on one of my favorite times of the year, when the temps get warm enough to start thinking about putting plants in the earth. Getting my hands dirty is one of the most satisfying things you can possibly do. I come … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Cucumber Trellis