Vegan French Lentil Soup

I am in detoxing mode from Thanksgiving food and drinks, so soup is on the menu until we get nearer to Christmastime. First up, a superb French Lentil Soup that is hearty, healthy and something that won’t make you feel deprived. Try to purchase your lentils at a store where the inventory frequently turns over…

Elderflower Gin & Tonic

Since my freshman year in college, gin and tonic has been signature my drink. So, it was a serendipitous coincidence to discover that gin alone was relatively good for what ails us (the tonic I knew used to be therapeutic because it used to contain quinine but most tonic waters are just sugar now) is…

Roasted Turkey

Naturally, I’m busy today being Thanksgiving Eve, so this post will be brief. Roasted Turkey Organic Turkey Water Sage 6 Bay Leaves 6 Oranges, Lemon & Limes 6 Large Garlic Cloves Salt Rosemary Oregano 1 Medium Red Onion Black and Pink Peppercorns I highly recommend brining your turkey for at least 24 hours, breast side…

Winter Blues Gin Cocktail

As an experienced hostess I can say with complete authority, having a signature cocktail makes any gathering easier. With the holidays rapidly encroaching (Christmas decorations up before Thanksgiving dinner is even served is a new one but ok) I have come up with some delectable drinks and hors’douerves to make the season brighter for everyone…