White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake

White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake

With Cranberry Whiskey Sauce

I’m not sure there’s anything that screams Christmas more than eggnog and cranberries. And when combined in a creamy cheesecake with a little zip of whiskey, I say let the festive season begin!

My White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake with Cranberry Whiskey Sauce […]

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Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Cake

with Cherry Bourbon Butter Sauce!

I have spent the most grand and glorious last few days in Door County, WI with my mom and aunt. We have shopped, we have toured, we have walked, and (oh my) have we eaten!

Of course we did the local whitefish boil at Pelletier’s:


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Summer Harvest Veggiecakes

Summer Harvest Veggiecakes

They’re taunting me.

It’s like they’re saying, would ya please come up with something?

I swear, that pile of zukes and yellow squash from Dad’s garden is multiplying when I’m not looking. I’ve made the usual suspects–zucchini bread, zucchini casserole, zucchini boats, sautéed […]

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6 Sensational 4th of July Recipes

6 Sensational 4th of July Recipes

Light the fireworks, tune up the marching bands and slap on the red white and blue, because it’s America’s birthday!

Here are a few summertime recipes that are perfect for any 4th of July cookout. Click on each title to get the full recipe –

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Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Rhubarb Salsa

Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Rhubarb Salsa by Jazzy Gourmet

What can I say, I had some rhubarb leftover from my last couple of posts, and HAD to find something to do with it!

That’s when the method of my madness usually consists of seeing what’s in the fridge and finding some inspiration there. Lo and […]

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Choco-Chili Chicken Wings

Choco-Chili Chicken Wings

Every Sunday evening, my S.O. and I have “splurge night”, where we allow ourselves to have something a bit (OK, maybe a lot) more decadent than our usual weekday fare.

So why Sunday, you may ask? Well, we have tried putting splurge night on Friday or Saturday, […]

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Sizzling Steaks with Watermelon BBQ Sauce

Grilled Steaks with Watermelon BBQ Sauce

Can you tell I’m finding different ways to use up the vast end-of-summer watermelon supply from Dad’s garden? They and tomatoes are coming out our ears, and I can only make so many “Melon Man” Cocktails (although it’s fun trying)!

And it’s been a busy week. I started […]

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Spicy Watermelon Remoulade

Spicy Watermelon Remoulade

I’ve been nursing a pretty annoying outbreak of poison ivy all week.

I can’t believe that after all these years of working in the garden, I have never been exposed to it before! So I had just assumed that I must be immune to it, and […]

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Sweet ‘N Chunky Peach Pecan BBQ Sauce

Peach Pecan BBQ Sauce

I love me some Q.

I’ll admit it.

From Texas to Memphis to KC, I could just Q myself across the country.

And I don’t limit my BBQ infatuation to big slabs of ribs, brisket and shoulder either.

Slather up some […]

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