local favs

Local recipe favorites

Bulleit Bourbon Orange Crush

The Bulleit Bourbon Orange Crush is my favorite drink. Bourbon is my favorite liquor. This gets me a lot of strange looks. Apparently, “girls don’t like bourbon”. 🙄 Except, I do. I’m not part of that group of women who pretends to like bourbon because it’s popular among men. I’m old, […]

Baltimore Bomb Pie

  If you are a fan of Food Network’s, the Next Food Network Star, you might remember a guy back on season 9 named Rodney Henry. He was known as the pie-guy from Baltimore. Being from here myself, of course I wanted him to win. He didn’t, but what we […]

Maryland Crab Cakes

As a blogger, there are tons of recipes I have that are in need of updating. Sometimes just the photos and sometimes the actual recipe as well. The Festive Foodies group has started a monthly redo of recipes, where we all share them on the same day. Remaking these Maryland […]

#Choctoberfest: Smith Island Cake

Disclaimer: I receive free products to use in my recipes. All thoughts and opinions are my own I think every state has a dessert known to their state, right? In Maryland, it is the Smith Island Cake. Among other things, Maryland is known for the Eastern Shore, where fishing and […]

Orange Crush + Popcorn

For the past couple of years now it’s become a tradition for my cousin and I to spend a long weekend with my aunt and uncle at their house in Bethany Beach, DE. Even though it’s just the two of us, we call it a girl’s weekend. Each year is […]

#BrunchWeek: Baltimore Peach Cake

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of #BrunchWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.  I can’t believe that #BrunchWeek is finally here! I was so sad to miss out on it last year that my […]

Snow Cream

First, Happy Valentine’s Day! Second, you probably fall into one of three categories when it comes to Snow Cream. 1. Awesome! I love when we get enough snow to make this! 2. Snow Cream? What is this stuff you speak of? 3. You mean you really eat snow? Don’t you […]

Cream of Crab Soup

There are two soups that you can find in just about any Maryland restaurant. Maryland Crab, a tomato based vegetable soup with crab meat and heavy Old Bay seasoning to make it spicy, and Cream of Crab, a cream/milk based soup with potatoes, celery and crab meat with a much […]