Oysters and Tartare recipe by Boathouse Executive Chef James Morse in Traverse City, Michigan

People either love or hate oysters, I don’t know if I’ve ever met someone who was indifferent about them; there is just something so delightful about enjoying these briny little morsels of sweet tender flesh right out of their shells in their own natural broth. I never pass up a chance to have them, and […]

Friday Cocktail Hour with Aviation Gin

Those who know me know that I enjoy a cocktail every now and then, regardless of the weather or season. Whether I’m mixing up margaritas with friends and family or just stirring up martinis at home with my husband while watching movies, cocktails aren’t just for parties or special occasions. In the depths of a Midwestern […]

Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake with Vanilla Glaze

When I woke up this morning the windows were iced over once again, and there is another 3” of fresh snow on top of the dirty gray snow that has been piling up over the last 2 months. I feel like this winter will never end, and as I make a pot of coffee I […]