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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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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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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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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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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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Confession; when the gluten-free diet first hit, I thought it was a heaping pile of manure. I knew zero about it other than the fact that gluten-free bread was five times pricier than regular bread and that everyone and their grand-mother was suddenly requesting gluten-free dining options. I thought it was fake. I thought it […]

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Lazy Brownies

Lazy Brownies Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Want to know what I like? Desserts. Want to know what I like even more than desserts? EASY desserts. As much as I love baking, it’s awesome to have a killer dessert recipe in your arsenal that requires very little effort. It’s also nice to have a last-minute, crap-we-have-company-coming-gotta-throw-something-together, option. If this sounds as appealing […]

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Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

I know I’m not alone when I say that I grew up on Hamburger Helper. As a child of the 80s, I inevitably witnessed the massive wave of instant food gain popularity. It wasn’t the healthiest of times (we ate this boxed, preservative-fill deliciousness minimum once a week), but our parents didn’t really know any […]

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