My friend, Trent Court, gave me this pumpkin pie. His wife, Kat, made this pie from pumpkins grown in their garden. We consumed this pie well under a day’s time! I am absolutely loving these cool, fall days. The weather here in Denver is so beautiful this time of year, when the days are shorter, […]
Another day off, and another day that I wanted to spend catching up on a good read, hanging out with a good friend, or simply staring into the sky. Not to be had. At its end, the day ended up to be quite rewarding, albeit taxing, along the way! There was so much basil in […]
Just a quick little blurb for the night. Just finished up enjoying some homemade tapanade made with ingredients from the garden, alongside some bleu cheese, white truffle oil, sea salt, atop some whole grain crostini. I really can’t complain about this scenario, except that I am a little bit tired at this point in the […]
A summer glimpse of star gazer lilies. What a great Saturday! Today was the first day, in a long line of days, when I actually had energy and a positive spin. I (successfully) had gum-jaw-alignment surgery about a week and a half ago. That first week was completely a blur, although I do remember the […]
I happened upon a great sale at Vitamin Cottage this afternoon and had to purchase the fresh, organic strawberries that caught my eye. Optimally, I would make a journey out to Berry Patch Farms in Brighton, Colorado, to hand-pick some berries, but the journey seemed too far today. This hot weather we have experienced here […]
A little time has passed, since my last entry, which showcased our upcoming infused vodkas and the iced tea recipe. I enjoyed a lovely five days, frolicking in the Sonoma and Napa wine regions of California. That has been the only thing on my mind’s forefront the past few days… Back to the routine and […]
Rooted in a love of gardening and crafting cocktails from what I grow in my backyard, holly & flora is a resource for garden-to-glass drinks that are seasonally driven and culinarily influenced.