Caprese Salad


With summer officially here its all about simple foods that are light and quick to make. Since we spend most of our time outdoors during the summer months we tend to fire up the grill because its way to hot to be standing over a hot stove. This spring the LDW family got a head […]

Delicious Arts


Donna Liu is an up and coming wedding cake and dessert artist based out of Los Angeles. Liu set-up a photo shoot with Studio Sequoia to showcase her amazing work! She was inspired by rustic, vintage outdoor wedding receptions and decided on a beautiful peach and violet color pallet. Liu found everything she needed for a […]

The Melt


What’s even better than having an actor and a boy band member in the family? A chef, of course! The Wahlberg family has Mark and Donnie, but people don’t realize is their brother Paul owns the Boston eatery Wahlburgers and has a killer Patty Melt sandwich on the menu. How killer is this sandwich you […]

Reese’s Chocolate & Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies


Reese’s is my favorite candy. When I found this recipe I felt like I died and went to Heaven! What. A. Combination. Enjoy Reese’s Chocolate & Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies Makes 20. Recipe & photo courtesy of Love & Olive Oil. Ingredients: Cookies: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa powder […]

Brownie Cookies with Salted Caramel Creme Filling


Lately I’ve had an obsession with sandwich cookies! Much like my quest for the perfect cupcake (which I have not forgotten about ;)) I’ve decided it’s time to start sharing some fantastic sandwich cookie recipes I’ve come across. I never would have thought to make brownies into a cookie! I’m so glad I came across […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting


When I realized I have never shared a red velvet recipe on LDW I was floored. Red velvet is by far one of my favorite cakes/cupcakes to eat! Its on the menu for tomorrow {Valentine’s Day} and it will be the perfect addition to your wedding, party, or night in! Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream […]

Sticky Chicken Drumsticks & NOLA-Style Jambalaya


I’m gearing up this week for our annual Superbowl party and wanted to share a few party food ideas I came across on that will be making my menu for this weekend. To get all of their game day recipes and ideas CLICK HERE! Sticky Chicken Drumsticks Serves 4-6, Recipe courtesy of Curtis Stone. […]

Mini Doughnuts


Are you starting to think about a late-night food buffet? If not, you can always add this mini doughnut recipe to your dessert table. Served with a cup of coffee or just stacked up pretty on a plate your guests will indulge in this tasty little treat! Mini Doughnuts Recipe and photo courtesy of Martha […]

New Year’s Eve Cocktail Ideas

Cranberry Sparkler (non-alcoholic) Recipe & photo courtesy of Martha Stewart. Ingredients 1 1/2 ounces of Blackberry Puree 2 ounces of white cranberry juice 2 to 3 ounces sparkling water 1 sprig mint, for garnish Ingredients for Blackberry Puree 1 pint Blackberry Puree Directions for Blackberry Puree Place blackberries in the bowl of a food processor; […]

Applesauce Crumb Cake with Cinnamon


Want to make something simple for Christmas? Why not try Applesauce Crumb Cake with Cinnamon courtesy of my new favorite blog Gulten-Free Goddess. Cooking gluten free can be easy and simple, its really all about finding the prefect ingredients and doing your research. I’ve had a lot of fun recently learning all about the gluten […]

Book Review: Pure Vanilla


I’m in love… with Pure Vanilla! This new cookbook will educate you with a complete history of vanilla from orchid to extract and celebrate vanilla’s unique taste with a stunning array of recipes, from cakes and cookies to custards and creams. There are over 80 recipes with dozens of mouthwatering photos that will get you […]

Spiced-Apple Martini


The menus may already be planned for the upcoming Holiday season, but there’s always one thing you can add too it… the perfect cocktail! This Spiced-Apple Martini is definitely on my radar this year and I would love to know what fun things you have planned for your Holiday gatherings. Spiced-Apple Martini Recipe courtesy of […]

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich


Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich Makes 4 to 6 sandwich servings. Recipe found on Ingredients 4 medium boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 tbsp. curry powder 1/4 cup apricot jam 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup finely chopped celery 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion (about 1/2 medium onion) Kosher salt and freshly […]

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