The fine folks at Evoke treated the Charlotte Food Bloggers to a night of great food and wine last week. Our five-course tasting menu started with a delicious salad and ended with a decadent seafood brodetto. Located in the Le Méridien uptown, the menu at Evoke changes according to the season and features creative house-made pastas and fresh crudo, both of which we also enjoyed. Stop by for cocktails at the… Read More
Rum. Herbs. Cocktails. If summer was not already on our minds, Erin of Erin Brighton – And She Cooks is dropping hints with this refreshing take on a mojito. Instead of mint, Erin uses pineapple sage to update the classic drink. Pulling a simple syrup together is a quick and easy way to use up an abundance of herbs. The concoction will store in the refrigerator for… Read More
It’s heating up outside, so a good no-bake dessert is in order. Kristen at A Mind Full Mom has us covered with these tasty oatmeal raisin cookie bites. Sweetened with dates instead of sugar, this is a sweet snack you can feel good about. Top the no-bake bites off with a cream cheese icing swirl for a little extra treat!
Sarah over at Bucket List Tummy is helping us break out of our breakfast rut with a recipe for maple cinnamon granola. As if that did not sound good enough, there is coconut too. Caramelized coconut flakes are baked into the granola clusters and then fresh flakes are mixed in after baking. Enjoy a bowl with milk, stir some into yogurt, or… Read More
The abundance of summer is so close we can taste it. One of our favorite combinations to pick up at the farmers’ markets is fruits and herbs, so Julia at Tag & Tibby is speaking our language with her blueberry basil syrup. Julia suggests serving the syrup warm over ice cream or pancakes. We also like her idea of drizzling it over a grilled cheese sandwich or… Read More
We think pizza deserves its own night of the week. Tacos have Tuesday, so pizza deserves…well…every night. With seemingly endless topping combinations, we bet we could eat pizza for a week straight and not get tired of it. This pizza loaded with chicken sausage, spinach, greens, garlic and plenty of cheese that Heather at Sugar Dish Me put together for dinner looks… Read More