Sunday, May 24, 2015

Patriotic Cocktail #SundaySupper

A fun Patriotic Cocktail to celebrate Memorial Day or 4th Of July!

With Memorial Day upon us our Sunday Supper crew has teamed up to bring you recipes filled with red white and blue foods to celebrate the long holiday weekend in remembrance of those that gave their lives while in service to our great country.
Colt and I spent 2 days trying to perfect a Patriotic Red White and Blue Cocktail recipe with the colors of the American Flag that not only looked pretty but was equally as delicious and easy to make.
After many attempts to achieve gorgeous layers of red, white and blue with different fruit purees and cream we finally decided on a simple Patriotic Cocktail with whole berries soaked in a mixture of lime for a murky white color, 7up and vodka.
A perfect cocktail to enjoy while celebrating an important day of reflection and patriotism. 

Friday, May 22, 2015

Buttermilk Marble Bundt Cake With Chocolate Glaze

Buttermilk Marble Bundt Cake With Glossy Chocolate Glaze

I made this Buttermilk Marble Bundt Cake With Chocolate Glaze yesterday after Colt accidentally erased the pictures for a Roasted Shrimp Greek Orzo Pasta I had planned for you today.
OMGosh I was devastated because I'm trying to be more consistent for you guys and I thought I might finally be getting ahead again. 
But it was the perfect excuse to make a cake for the family because who doesn't love cake and the kitchens always been my stress relief.
Vanilla Chocolate Marble Cake happens to be one of my favorites and I haven't made one in forever so I thought this was the perfect time to share my favorite Buttermilk Marble Bundt Cake I perfected over the years.
It has a moist crumb, lots of chocolate flavor and easy to make glossy chocolate glaze.
Colt ate 3 pieces trying to get a photo perfect slice or at least that was the excuse he gave me.
I was barely able to get him to share a bite with me.
I pay him in food in exchange for food photo's and help in the kitchen.
It's a pretty good deal if you ask me! 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Boy And His Beagle.

A Boy And His Beagle.
Colt looked out the back door the other day to see what LJ was doing and caught this happening so he grabbed the camera.
LJ had invited Buddy up on the trampoline and they were just hanging out.
I'm pretty sure LJ invited him up after Buddy spent about 5 minutes howling at him.
He howls whenever  he's not getting his way, crazy dog.
LJ usually gives in..
These two melt my heart into a giant puddle of mush! 
A Boy and his beagle taking a nap.
Then they decided to take a nap.
I'm pretty sure Buddy had no complaints because there's nothing he rather do then nap with his boy.
Buddy the beagle taking a nap.
Just in case you had any doubts this had happened just the day prior.
No matter how much I say no dogs on the couch Buddy always climbs up with LJ.
He told me other wise he howls and won't stop.
It's true Buddy wears us down by howling until LJ lets him up on the couch or moves to the floor.
Such a spoiled dog but I can't help but love him because he loves my boy so much! 

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