A Simple Anniversary (with Margaritas and Farkel) | Queerios + Milk

A Simple Anniversary

As I sit listening to Case of You (sung by my beautiful sister) and reflecting on the past few days, I can’t help but feel incredibly content. Before Morgan and I first discussed our plans for the anniversary of our first date, I was a bit anxious. What were his expectations? Do we exchange gifts?
Continue reading...

Gluten Free German Chocolate Cupcakes with Boozy Buttercream and Whiskey Salted Caramel Sauce | Queerios + Milk

Gluten Free German Chocolate Cupcakes with Boozy Buttercream and Whiskey Salted Caramel Sauce (And Why Dogs Shouldn’t Eat Them)

Morgan’s birthday started off unintentionally early, as our dog, Tank, managed to get a hold of six of these cupcakes yesterday and ate them, wrappers, boozy frosting, and all, in a matter of minutes. Obviously, these cupcakes were not created with Tank’s digestive system in mind and she quickly regretted her thievery. As Tank pouted on the couch, I cleaned up the remnants of the cake while fuming to one of my friends about the situation…
Continue reading...

Homemade Basil Vodka | Queerios + Milk

Homemade Basil Vodka

The other night, Morgan made us his delicious Lemon Basil Pesto Chicken Salad for dinner. He brought home a package of fresh basil, and only used about half of it for the salad. Anytime we have extra fresh herbs I struggle to find a purpose for them before they go bad. Morgan had the genius idea to infuse the basil in some vodka though, as he knows how much I love a great bloody mary…
Continue reading...

Orange Is The New Black Recipe Round Up | Queerios + Milk

Orange Is the New Black: Snack and Drink Recipe Round Up

The day we’ve been anticipating is finally here, OITNB Season 2 is out! Sadly, I’m stuck at home trying not to Netflix cheat while Morgan’s at work. As I anxiously await his arrival, I’ve been pulling together some delicious snack and drink ideas on Pinterest. Personally, I’ve been craving some chicken (The Chickening, anyone?) hot wings, which I think will be perfect with the Take No Prisoners Hot Sauce. I’m also thinking about frying up some gluten free Oreos, just for the heck of it…
Continue reading...

Gluten Free Beer Batter Fried Oreos with Blackberry Sauce | Queerios + Milk

#SouthernEats: Gluten Free Beer Batter Fried Chicken and Oreos

Food memories are dangerous things. The other day I was reminiscing about the time I spent in Spokane, Washington during college and I recalled many late nights at The Onion, a local restaurant chain. Some friends shared that there were secret menu items available only by request, one in particular was worth knowing about. That’s when they introduced me to beer batter fried Oreos.

Now, I have a deep love of fried food. It reminds me of sipping sweet tea in rocking chairs on a Southern porch…
Continue reading...