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

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 (+ Momma) End of Summer Strawberry Jam (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. If you, dear reader, haven’t noticed how much I enjoy all things strawberry, well, you need to spend more time on this website. It’s summer’s end and not the most traditional time to put up strawberry preserves, especially given that I am presently in Texas. But momma and I discovered … Read moreThe Gentleman’s (+ Momma) End of Summer Strawberry Jam (video)

The Lover’s Mojito (video)

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. I had my best girl, Kelly Felthouse, over for brunch yesterday morning and we had a delicious balsamic pineapple salad (see recipe). I was about to start putting away the leftover and she said, “You could make this into a cocktail. Like … Read moreThe Lover’s Mojito (video)

Balsamic Pineapple Salad – More acid than a 60’s flashback (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Now that Trip of Love has closed (sadly) and I am taking a tiny break, the weekend is for brunch. Hell, any time is for brunch. Who doesn’t get down with brunch fare? Pineapple is one of my favorite fruits; number two behind cherry. Even though it is a huge … Read moreBalsamic Pineapple Salad – More acid than a 60’s flashback (video)