The ultimate Molly Rose Balms Christmas gift! Read more
Chocolate and mint, highlighted by coffee. The perfect flavor combination. The ultimate olfactory delight. The irritating knowledge that it’s only available seasonally. Why is that? Doesn’t mint grow in the summer? Wouldn’t that cool chocolaty sensation be welcome in the hot summer months? That’s what I’d think, but apparently, not many people do. Read more
At Christmastime, there are certain aromas you expect. Peppermint, gingerbread, and spruce all have their place, but sometimes you need to forget about the expected and go a little bolder. Read more
Sugar plums are hard candies or comfits containing spices or citrus zest; they do not contain actual plums. Not that I’d let that get in my way. Read more
I’ve never been much of a wine drinker. I really have zero palette (“I’m getting ethanol with a hint of heartburn…”). I do have a pretty decent nose though, and I appreciate the bouquet and aromas of a rich mulled wine. Read more
If a scent/flavor combination sounds a bit too weird, too obscure, or too… eww, then I’m probably going to try making it. Take this one, for example.
So you’ve got just a couple more days until Thanksgiving, everything’s ready to go. But there’s something missing. A little color. A little crunch. And a LOT of garlic!
Aldi offers more than just inexpensive groceries. Sometimes you can find inspiration. Read more
Strangely enough, I’ve never actually had a snowball cocktail despite having named my favorite lip balm after it. If I absolutely had to pick one lip balm to use for the rest of my life, I would pick Snowball Lip Balm, a creamy combination of brandied egg nog with a twist of lemon. Read more
If there is a vegetable most people would claim to despise, it is the Brussels sprout. Infuse said sprout with enough garlic and hot cherry peppers, however, and you may find a lot more people singing its praises. Read more