A Spicy Perspective

Chocolate Raspberry Pots de Creme

One thing I love about living in Asheville, North Carolina is that it attracts food lovers. People visit here for all sorts of food festivals throughout the year. Others come to stay; opening restaurants, farming, attending culinary school, and producing artisan cheeses. With so many taking part in this “Foodtopian Society” as we call it, […]

Pan con Tomate (Tomato Bread)

Pan con Tomate, complements of Curate Tapas Bar in Asheville, North Carolina. Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Leave a Review » Pan con Tomate (Tomato Bread) Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 15 minutes Pan con Tomate, complements of Curate Tapas Bar in Asheville, North Carolina. Servings: 2 IngredientsUS Customary – Metric2 […]

Gambas al Ajillo – Asheville’s Cúrate Tapas Bar

Gambas al Ajillo from Curate Tapas Bar in Asheville, North Carolina. Some people wonder aimlessly through life, responding to whatever trial or happiness drifts their way. Others look at the world as a giant classroom; finding the lesson in each stage of life, seeking to learn and grow from every new experience, continuously acting rather […]

Easter Rice Krispies Chicks in Nests

Lemonade Rice Krispies Chicks in Cocoa Krispies Nests: Recently I was given the opportunity to participate in a challenge hosted by The Motherhood and Kellogg’s Rice Krispies. As Rice Krispies are my hubby’s favorite cereal, I jumped at the chance to be a part.

Chocolate Guinness Floats

Chocolate Guinness Floats

Chocolate Guinness Floats: Guinness, Ireland’s most renowned beer,  is known for its contrasting smooth and bitter qualities. It’s rich, dark and bite-y–just the right flavor to accompany silky chocolate ice cream.

Chai Latte Cookies

Chai Latte Cookies

This last Saturday was my final baking day before Christmas. I spent eleven hours baking and baking, until I had enough cookies to fill a plate for many of our close friends–and then some! It was very tiring, but I always enjoy the process of creating homemade gifts. It feels like you’re offering your loved […]

Dulce de Leche Thumbprints

Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies with Sea Salt

Easy Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies with Sea Salt… and Nutella! I’m that girl. The one who can barely wait until after Thanksgiving dinner to crank UP the Christmas music. The one who pulls out the Christmas boxes the moment the Thanksgiving dishes are put away. The one who allows the kids to decorate the tree, […]