Viva Diva Sparkling Wines & Pizza

Living the Gourmet: Pizza & Viva Diva Sparkling Wine

Thank you to Viva Diva for sponsoring this post. All opinions expressed are mine alone. Living the Gourmet was recently invited to sample a few bottles of the new ‘Viva Diva’ label, Italian Sparkling Wines courtesy of none other than Christina Milian. In particular, we would be sampling the Pineapple and Coconut Viva Colada, and…

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Almond Rice Crackers & Spicy Guacamole

Living the Gourmet: Almond Rice Crackers & Spicy Guacamole

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. All opinions expressed are mine alone. One of my absolute favorite things to do during the summer is to have a ‘micro-gathering’ of just a few close friends, and either enjoy the balmy weather on my porch, or sit at the table beside my bay window overlooking…

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Living the Gourmet: Pizza & Viva Diva Sparkling Wine

Viva Diva Sparkling Wines & Pizza

Thank you to Viva Diva for sponsoring this post. All opinions expressed are mine alone. Living the Gourmet was recently invited to sample a few bottles of the new ‘Viva Diva’ label, Italian Sparkling Wines courtesy of none other than Christina Milian. In particular, we would be sampling the Pineapple and Coconut Viva Colada, and…

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Living the Gourmet: Almond Rice Crackers & Spicy Guacamole

Almond Rice Crackers & Spicy Guacamole

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. All opinions expressed are mine alone. One of my absolute favorite things to do during the summer is to have a ‘micro-gathering’ of just a few close friends, and either enjoy the balmy weather on my porch, or sit at the table beside my bay window overlooking…

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Living the Gourmet:  Fresh Blueberry Slushy

Fresh Blueberry Slushy

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond – Almond Breeze Almondmilk. All opinions expressed are mine alone. Certain things in this chronic condition we call ‘Life’ are simply meant to go together, some as a rite of passage from one season to the next, others as a singular, blissful moment for which we endure all…

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Living the Gourmet: Fruit Pudding Cups with Meringue Rosettes | #SnackPackMixins #Ad

Fruit Pudding Cups with Meringue Rosettes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias As I mentioned in a previous post, I was invited early next month to attend my eldest brother’s birthday party at his daughter’s new home. A casual summer-themed affair, simplicity, fun, and elegance would go hand…

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Living the Gourmet: Asian Beer Batter Fish Eggrolls & Chips

Asian Beer Batter Fish Egg Rolls & Chips

For this month, the innovative minds behind the Creative Cooking Crew are whipping up their best representation of a classic summer dish- Fish & Chips. I not only set out to develop a new flavor profile, but to completely reconstitute the traditional dish- ergo Asian Beer Batter Fish Egg Rolls & Chips. To start, I…

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Memorial Day 2015

#LTG Interviews Champion BBQ Pitmaster Mike Peters

Living the Gourmet recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Champion BBQ Pitmaster Mike Peters for some of this year’s best grilling tips. From a signature Five Minute Marinade to breaking down the reverse sear technique, Mike Peters is making professional barbequing accessible. Enjoy and Happy Grilling!

Living the Gourmet: A Fashionable Luncheon with Gloria Ferrer Wines |  #BeGloriousContest | #CleverGirls

A Fashionable Luncheon with Gloria Ferrer Wines

There’s an old family saying that I can’t but help remember from time to time, no matter how hard I try to put it out of my mind. “The host is at once a guest, a maestro, and a presentation.” While I don’t disagree, since a host is assuredly a guest at his her or…

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#BundtBakers - Rock n' Roll Rocky Road Budnt

#BundtBakers – Rock n’ Roll Rocky Road Budnt

This Rock n’ Roll Bunt is a traditional English Rocky Road that includes marshmallows, chocolate, biscuits (cookies), dried fruit and nuts. For this month’s #BundtBakers, our wonderful host and dear fried, Laura of Baking in Pyjamas instructed us to get creative with a traditional English Rocky Road. I have never had a traditional English Rocky…

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