Food and Drink

Why you Should take a Cooking Class

I never really thought about taking a cooking class. I like to cook and I feel like I am good at following recipes or coming up with things on my own so I didn’t think it would be worth my time. I was incredibly wrong. I took my first cooking…



10 No-Fail Christmas Cookie Recipes

Cookie season is upon us! Whether you’re making them for a cookie exchange, class party, or just for your family to enjoy, cookies hold a firm spot in most of our Christmas traditions. Cookies are a great item to bake with children because there’s almost always a step little hands…


{The Local Dish} The Wine Garden

In Slidell, the trend in restaurants leans either to chains or Cajun/Creole faire for the local spots. This Uptown girl turned Slidellian is always on the hunt for some fabulous food, great wine and cocktails, and amazing service. My prayers were answered with the Wine Garden. The wine bar and…



{The Local Dish} Sugar Love Snowballs

It’s no secret that Slidell has an array of delicious options when it comes to snowball stands. With tropical temperatures 2/3 of the year, a cup of finely shaved ice topped with sweet syrup sounds amazing just about any time, and small business owners have flocked to cash in on…


Six Mermaid-Themed Drinks for Your Next Event

With our Beach, Please! mom’s night out just weeks away, we have ocean getaways and sassy mermaids on the brain! And what goes better with the beach than a refreshing tropical drink? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite beachy beverages for your pre-gaming pleasure. Enjoy! Mermaid Mimosa This colorful…


The Northshore’s Best Mexican Food

A few weeks ago I was craving Mexican Food something awful but I wanted to try a new place.  If you spend anytime driving around town you know that we do not lack for Mexican restaurants in this area.  I asked for a few suggestions on my Facebook page and…


Mama’s Cheap and Easy Donuts

This is a quick, easy, and most importantly, budget friendly recipe my kids love to help make almost as much as they love to help eat. With multiple ways to make it all your own, this is a sure way to get your kids amped about the kitchen.   Ingredients…