peruvian style grilled chicken

The Brooklyn Grill – A Cookout with Close Friends

Peruvian style grilled chicken served with cilantro sauce and Mexican grilled corn Kimberlee and I have known each other for nearly 30 years. We were introduced when we were 18, by a mutual friend Emily. We later went on to connect in Florence, Italy during our study abroad programs, travel together to Europe and Asia […]

perfect margarita

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

The margarita is a classic cocktail that never goes out of fashion and is easy to make well. More popularly celebrated in the United States than in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture. These celebrations began in California, where they have been observed annually since 1863. The day gained nationwide popularity […]

cheese ball with crackers

La Soeurette Guides: Recipes for the Big Game

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and these are our favorite recipes for any sized crowd. There are definitely 2 camps, those who actually want to watch the game and those who watch the game for the ads. Either way, it’s usually an opportunity to socialize, hang out and in general eat naughty food. The food on […]

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An Ode to the Birthday

Celebrate what’s most important as we age — It’s the close friends and memories you make celebrating those birthday milestones that will stay with you forever. Growing up, birthdays were always celebrated. Ever since we were young my mother would make sure that our birthday was special. No matter where we were, we had a […]

Things We Love: Holiday Toasts

This year, consider giving a holiday toast. Whether you write it yourself or find a poem or words written by someone else, make sure you share how you feel and celebrate those who mean the most. 2020 will be a year that goes down for the books. Can any of us really remember a year […]


Halloween Treats for Your Home and Stomach

Inspiration and last minute ideas for Halloween decorations, dinner and dessert! We’ve never been really into Halloween but we definitely admire everyone else who get into the spirit with themed parties and costumes. However, we do love seeing illuminated pumpkins and decorated doorsteps. We also have a few favorite halloween treats. These being Gordon’s Peanut […]