Margarita Jello Shots | Culinary Cool

Margarita Jello Shots

I’m sure you’ve already heard that Cinco de Mayo isn’t a big holiday in Mexico.  It’s morphed into another drinking holiday in America, which is totally fine by me.  Time to bust out the tequila and lime and have a mid-week party.  And what would a Mexican party be without margaritas? I’ve had quite a variety of… 

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Creamy Pesto Pasta with Asparagus | Culinary Cool

Creamy Pesto Pasta with Asparagus

I have a major obsession with Pesto. I go through more of the stuff than I’m willing to admit.  I love it on pizza, or even on a baguette with some baked brie.  I find that it goes well with most everything. I especially love adding pesto to pasta – it’s a quick way to… 

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Cozumel Food Tour | Culinary Cool

Cozumel Food Tour

I’m a travel junkie.  I especially love travelling and eating locally.  The best food is always local, amiright?!  The most memorable food I’ve ever had has always been from hole-in-the-wall, off the beaten path restaurants.  Or in the case of Cozumel Mexico, way outside the normal tourist zone, and basically, inside the garage of locals…. 

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Lucky Charms Pudding Shots | Culinary Cool

Lucky Charms Pudding Shots

So it’s that time of year again when people pretend to be Irish, and drink green beer.   Green beer, really?  Why do people line up at pubs just to drink the same ‘ole beer but with food dye in it?  I’ll never understand the hubbub of green beer, it’s overrated.   You know what’s… 

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Mexican Chocolate Tart | Culinary Cool

Mexican Chocolate Pie

I don’t often blog food holidays, but Pi Day is one of those food days I can really get behind.  This years pie is influenced by a recent trip to Central America, where almost everything is spicy. We just got back from one of the best vacations we’ve ever taken.  We visited Mexico, Belize and… 

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Smoked Salmon Rillettes | Culinary Cool

Smoked Salmon Rillettes

Growing up, salmon came from a can, and was always mixed with mayo and celery, and slathered on white bread.  The salmon sandwich was a regular occurrence and I loved it!  Who am I kidding, I still love it.  It’s far from classy, but it’s easy and delicious and it’s one of the only ways… 

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Sloppy Joes | Culinary Cool

Food From Movies: Sloppy Joes

I’ve been toying with the idea of a blog series called “Food From Movies”, where I create a recipe for a dish that was featured in, or inspired by, a movie I had seen.  It only seemed fitting for me to start with Sloppy Joes, because it was the first time I remember being influenced to… 

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