Lime Rosé Spritzer

[recipe] Lime Rosé Spritzer Makes 2 1 cup chilled, dry rosé wine 2 ounces St. Germaine (elderflower liqueur) juice of 1/2 lime ice seltzer water lime slice for garnish In a measuring glass combine the rosé, St. Germain, and lime … Continue reading → The post Lime Rosé Spritzer appeared first on ....more

Vanilla Malt Buttercream Birthday Cake

Literally a few days before Casper’s 1st Birthday, he took his first (unassisted) steps! I am both horrified and delighted by this new skill. I mean, he’s still crawling a lot–it’s more efficient–but, he’s definitely walking even if it’s more … Continue reading → ...more

Easy Garlic Butter & Vermouth Shrimp with Roasted Tomatoes

This Garlic Butter & Vermouth Shrimp is my back-pocket recipe. It’s easy enough for a weeknight meal, yet fancy-pants enough to serve to dinner guests–essentials for any back-pocket recipe. I have served this several times to people who don’t eat … Continue reading → ...more

Summer Nectarine & Tomato Salad with Feta & Mint

[recipe] Summer Nectarine & Tomato Salad with Feta & Mint Serves 2-3 This recipe is also great with peaches. I picked tomatoes that were similar in size to the nectarines, but you can use any ripe, juicy tomato … Continue reading → The post Summer Nectarine & Tomato Salad with Feta & Mint appeared first on ....more

Recently at Betty’s: 30-Minute Grilled Shrimp Tostadas, Cedar Plank Salmon How-To, & Red, White, and Blueberry Chex Treats

It’s been a few weeks (months?!) since I last shared some Betty recipes, so here are a few summer-time appropriate numbers that require zero oven time and minimal prep. These 30-Minute Grilled Shrimp Tostadas were legit my favorite meal last … Continue reading → ...more

Grilled Corn and White Bean Hummus

GUYS. Grilled. Corn ....more

Boozy Cherry-Pineapple & Mint Slushies

It’s Monday and even though the weekend is done, it’s a day for celebration. A celebration with a cupcake for the kid and maybe a boozy slushie for mom. My sweet, baby chicken turns 1 today! ...more

PB & J Ice Cream

Thoughts on what to say about this ice cream have been swirling through my brain but really, nothing I come up with is doing it justice. I mean, it’s all the flavors of the much beloved PB&J in an … Continue reading → ...more

Popsicle Week: Frozen Lime Pie Beach Pops

I’m SO GLAD IT”S POPSICLE WEEK, guys!!! The last week I’ve been feeling, meh…for lack of a better description. The sweet distraction is much more than welcome, it’s needed ....more

Cherry-Almond Buckle

How was your 4th of July weekend? Mine was pretttty goooood. We rendezvoused with a boatload of family/friends in Reno, then Tahoe, then Reno again ....more