~ A Strawberry Treat ~

~ A Strawberry Treat ~

We simply had a wonderful time this past weekend at the annual Strawberry Festival here in Kimmswick. Thank you so very much to everyone who came to visit our charming little town! Thank you to all the people of Kimmswick, who worked hard to make this event happen,...
~ A Treasured Recipe ~

~ A Treasured Recipe ~

Happy March, friends! February came and went quickly, and spring is right around the corner. Last week, St. Louis and many other areas celebrated Mardi Gras. Did you know that St. Louis has the second largest Mardi Gras celebration in the nation, second only to New...
A Recipe for the New Year

A Recipe for the New Year

Another wonderful Christmas season has come and gone! I hope that you spent your holiday time surrounded by those you love, enjoying good food and great company. I am grateful for another year of celebration here in Kimmswick. As 2016 comes to an end, many of you will...
~ Welcome Autumn! ~

~ Welcome Autumn! ~

It’s that time of year when all things turn pumpkin spice – lattes, teas, cookies, ice cream, cereals, bagels, English muffins and more. If the spice can be added, it is! And who am I to disagree, nothing feels more like home than the scents of cinnamon, nutmeg,...
~ No Cooking Allowed ~

~ No Cooking Allowed ~

Oh my! It is hot and humid here in Kimmswick and in the greater St. Louis area. It’s that time of year that people often say it’s too hot to cook, maybe even too hot to eat. When you get to that point (and if you haven’t, you will), you should know that at The Blue...
~ A Valentine Fantasy ~

~ A Valentine Fantasy ~

What will you do for the one you love this Valentine’s Day? I absolutely know that the way to your love’s heart is via their tummy. Fill it up with something wonderful! My suggestion is this fabulous Chocolate Praline Fantasy Cake from my Seasoned With Love Cookbook....