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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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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White Peppermint Hot Chocolate

White Peppermint Hot Chocolate - Cashmere & Cocktails

Welp, it’s December. Not quite sure how the jerk snuck up on me, but the month of merry and joy has leapt from the shadows and tackled me to the freakin’ ground. December, you sleigh riding Ho-Ho-ing asshole, you’ve royally screwed me. I’ve accomplished next to nothing thus far in terms of decorations and gifts, […]

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Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Dark Chocolate Cupcake Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Fun fact: I use to bake cupcakes as a side hustle. It feels like forever and a day, but there was a time when I baked upwards to 2000 cupcakes a week for a local market. Customers would show up before I arrived, a line would form from my booth all the way out the […]

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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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Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup by Cashmere & Cocktails

Have you ever tried to simultaneously dress three children for -30° weather? No? Then let me paint you a picture of what it’s like, amigos: Fight with them to put on their winter gear because being bundled to the point that one can barely move sucks. Convince them it’s necessary to avoid freezing their faces […]

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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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