Cooking, Baking & Cocktail Shaking

Grilled Potato Salad with Honey Chipotle Vinaigrette

Grilled Potato Salad with Honey Chipotle Vinaigrette

Potato salad is delicious, but it’s even tastier when the potatoes are cooked over the open flames of a grill and crisp, seasonal veggies are added to the mix. The smoky char that develops on the outside of the potatoes and corn is where it’s at!

Peach Arnold Palmer with Bourbon {By the Pitcher}

Peach Arnold Palmer with Bourbon

Bourbon and peach… Is there a better combo?

Soft-Baked Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Soft-Baked Funfetti Sugar Cookies

These Soft-Baked Funfetti Sugar Cookies are fun and festive. They bake up soft, buttery, and tender.

Weekly Meal Plan | May 23rd, 2016

Week of May 23rd, 2016 Weekly Meal Plan + Printable Grocery List

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Meal Plan series. Click on each link below to grab the printable recipe, and then head down to the very bottom to print the menu and grocery list.

Pineapple Vanilla Bean Martini

Pineapple Vanilla Bean Martini

This Pineapple Vanilla Bean Martini is not your average martini. It’s exceptionally boozy (made with rum, not vodka), perfectly sweet, and spiked with vanilla bean simple syrup. To keep your guests on their toes, I’ve added a touch of St. Germain elderflower liqueur.

Veggie-Loaded Flatbread Pizza with Hummus and Tzatziki

Veggie-Loaded Flatbread Pizza with Hummus and Tzatziki (No-Bake)

Veggie-loaded, hummus-smeared, tzatziki-drizzled, no-bake flatbread pizza for your pizza-loving face hole. Did I mention this Veggie-Loaded Flatbread Pizza requires absolutely no baking. I’m looking out for your well being during the heat of the summer. Because, ain’t nobody want to even think about turning on their damn oven.

Strawberry Lemon Gin Fizz

Strawberry Lemon Gin Fizz: This refreshing cocktail combines sweet strawberry syrup, tart lemon juice, and herb-infused gin. Get ready to rock summer!

This Strawberry Lemon Gin Fizz combines sweet, juicy strawberries, tart lemon juice, and herb-infused gin. If you want to do summer up right, get to shakin’!

Weekly Meal Plan | May 9th, 2016

Week of May 9th, 2016 Weekly Meal Plan + Printable Grocery List

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Weekly Meal Plan series. Click on each link below to grab the printable recipe, and then head down to the very bottom to print the menu and grocery list.

Thirsty Thursday: Strawberry-Lime Sangria

Strawberry-Lime Sangria

Sweet strawberries and zesty limes mingle to create a refreshing summer sangria. If you’ve been following the happenings here at One Sweet Mess, then you’re well aware of my obsession for sangria. It’s a lot like my obsession for creating new flavors of granola, only it’s boozy and made by the pitcher.