Holiday Sangria

Holiday Sangria Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

The Christmas tree isn’t the only thing getting lit this holiday season, amigos! I recently made this Holiday Sangria in collaboration with Magnetic Hill Winery and it was downright delicious. I used a bottle of their Mystique wine for the occasion, which is an awesome tart cranberry flavoured wine, and it did not disappoint. This […]

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Holiday Bark

Holiday Bark Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Are you looking for a tasty recipe this holiday season but don’t want to sacrifice hours of hard labour in order to make it happen? Look no further, because this holiday bark takes less than five minutes to throw together and requires zero baking skills. And when I say zero, I mean ZERO, since there is […]

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White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies

White Chocolate Cranberry Blondie Recipe by Cashmere & Cocktails

Ok, this white chocolate cranberry blondie recipe may be the MVP of the 2020 holiday season. Seriously, if the combination of zesty orange, tart cranberries and sweet white chocolate doesn’t make your mouth salivate, then there may be something wrong with you. I tried to do myself a solid by freezing them to avoid inhaling […]

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Glazed Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookie Recipe by Cashmere & Cocktails

Thumbprint cookies are so underrated. They’re easy to make, super tasty and highly addictive. They’re also a nice cookie to bake with your kids considering how fun the smooshing part of the process is. I used this Strawberry Champagne Jam for the center but any jam you have on hand will do. No joke, I […]

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Parenting a Child with ADHD

Brackley Beach, PEI

For me, parenting a child with ADHD has often felt like trying to tame the ocean. Wild, whirling, at times catastrophic, always beautiful. It will take your breath away with its magnificence but keep your head above water or you’ll drown instead. Its waves will bring you to your knees, it has to power to […]

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Shingled Sweet Potatoes

Shingled Sweet Potato Recipes by Cashmere & Cocktails

Sweet potatoes: yet another food that my partner and I disagree on. If you follow this blog, you may have already heard me discuss the household food wars that occasionally occur.  Items like mint and pumpkin, for instance, are a source of disagreement when it comes to certain recipes. While my partner likes MOST things […]

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Classic Stuffing

Classic Stuffing Recipe by Cashmere & Cocktails

Ok, before we get into this mucho delicious holiday staple, can we chat about the debate surrounding the dish’s name? I’ve always referred to it as stuffing. Growing up, we had stuffing next to our turkey – a stuffing that was never actually stuffed into the bird’s hoo-ha. All was well in the world until […]

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7 Tips to Roast a Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner

I don’t know about your Thanksgiving dinners, but until I met my partner, mine were a blend of chaos, stress-induced pit stains and a mediocre bird. Maybe it’s the multiple components that go into a turkey dinner or perhaps it’s simply my panicky personality that’s to blame, but the festive gatherings were enough to make […]

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Browned Butter Pumpkin Pancakes

Browned Butter Pumpkin Pancakes - Cashmere & Cocktails

Can I start by saying that my life wasn’t complete until these browned butter pumpkin pancakes came along? They’re so freakin’ delicious that I kind of want to write them a lover letter, but that would be weird, so I’ll just whisper sweet nothings to the stack in between nibbles instead. I don’t even care […]

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Pumpkin Pecan Blondies

Pumpkin Blondies Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Want to know what’s better than a pumpkin pecan blondie? A pumpkin pecan blondie smothered in cream cheese glaze, that’s what. Honestly, what dessert wouldn’t benefit from a little (or a lot) of cream cheese glaze drizzled over it? The toasted pecans also bring a lot to the table, balancing the sweetness of the glaze […]

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