Leek and Lima Bean Soup

Leek and Lima Bean Soup - Cashmere & Cocktails Blog

Am I the only one out there who feels like a bag of milk lately? All of a sudden, I find myself having to inhale deeply to button my jeans, my fingers are starting to look like sausages thanks to all of the salty (and delicious) foods I’ve been eating and worse yet, my bloated […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Muffins are a glorified, pseudo-healthy cupcake. There, I said it. The little handheld treats often have the same sugar content as cupcakes and some (arguably the best kind) are even glazed (like these delicious Pumpkin Crumb Muffins, for example). While I agree that these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip muffins shouldn’t be a part of your […]

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Coffee Bundt Cake

Coffee Bundt Cake Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Although all evidence may point to the contrary, I haven’t only had cupcakes on the mind lately. A few weeks ago, I decided that a Bundt cake needed to happen. Basically, I wanted a dessert that I didn’t feel guilty about eating for breakfast and since Bundt cakes are occasionally served at brunch, I rolled […]

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Zuppa Toscana Soup

Zuppa Toscana Soup Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

From the months of January to April, I would gladly hibernate with the bears. Seriously folks, it’s hella cold in my part of the world. Tomorrow’s forecast reads -29°C and my one wish is to be in a place where the only thing frozen is my margarita. Unfortunately, this isn’t my current reality so I […]

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies - Cashmere & Cocktails

Among the many 2020 goals I’ve set for myself, the top on my list is balance – more specifically dietary. I tend to be an all-or-nothing person. When I want something, I dive in head first and when I don’t, crickets. This has applied to many facets of my life but has been most noticeable […]

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Linzer Cookies with Cranberry Filling

Linzer Cookies with Cranberry Filling - Cashmere & Cocktails

It’s my opinion that there are never too many Christmas cookies. Seriously though, have you ever heard anyone say: “crap, I’ve baked way too many cookies this year”? Not a chance. The thing with Christmas cookies is that they are so versatile. You can serve them to family at a gathering, bring them to work […]

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Bacon, Apple and Brie Grilled Cheese

Bacon and Brie Grilled Cheese Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Oh, bacon – let me count the ways I love thee. Alone, in a salad, over a roasted turkey or even smothered in chocolate, there is no wrong way to eat bacon. For this recipe (I shouldn’t even call it a recipe honestly because it’s so easy), I went ultra-simple: a few slices of bacon, […]

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Maple Sugar Cookies

Maple Sugar Cookies Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Here’s the deal; I’ve been having a real hard time getting into the holiday spirit. While freshly fallen snow is usually enough to kick me into gear, this year I seem to have mentally stalled somewhere in mid-October. I was on the ball until a few weeks before Halloween (I know this because I actually […]

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Dark Chocolate and Pecan Cookies

Dark Chocolate Pecan Cookies - Cashmere & Cocktails

Winter is upon us, amigos. I woke up yesterday to the white crap falling from the sky and felt my soul cry a little. In my part of the world, we have two and a half seasons; four months of summer, one too-short month of fall, followed by seven months of winter. I don’t even […]

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Caprese Flatbread

Caprese Flatebread - Cashmere & Cocktails

Now and then I open the refrigerator, see that we’re out of leftovers and think to myself shit. Leftovers are my go-to when I’m home alone for a meal. It’s not that I don’t enjoy cooking, I just hate going through all the trouble for one. In times like these, I often lazily throw together […]

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