Agave Negro

Agave Negro | From My Sweet Heart

 2 blackberries (plus another for garnish) 1 cup of ice 1 1/2 ounces of Cazadores Reposado Tequila 3/4 ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice (lime slice for garnish) 3/4 ounce of Simple Syrup 1/2 ounce of Chambord 1 ounce of chilled club soda   In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 2 blackberries.  Add ice, tequila,…

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Velvet Hearts

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“WHEN YOU ARE SORROWFUL LOOK AGAIN IN YOUR HEART, AND YOU SHALL SEE THAT IN TRUTH YOU ARE WEEPING FOR THAT WHICH HAS BEEN YOUR DELIGHT.”  Kahlil Gibran.  These simple vanilla cookies are buttery and light.  But with the addition of cream cheese in the mix, they are substantial and almost savory.  I hope you…

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Lemon Lavender Cookies

Lemon Lavender Cookies | From My Sweet Heart

“THERE’S A FEW THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN LIFE: ALWAYS THROW SALT OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER, KEEP ROSEMARY BY YOUR GARDEN GATE, PLANT LAVENDER FOR GOOD LUCK, AND FALL IN LOVE WHENEVER YOU CAN.”  Alice Hoffman. About a month ago, I participated in an online bake sale.  I bid $50 on some cookies and I won!!! …

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