Vampiro Sauce for an LA Halloween – Be Our Guest

We attempt to bring a touch of Hollywood to LA (Louisiana) every Halloween. A neighbor recently said that living near us brought the excitement of living near a playhouse–always a production in the works. This year we brought Beauty and the Beast to Midcity Porch Crawl and took home Best Costume for a Group! For […]

Candy Factory Halloween with a Loaded Sweet Potato with Pomegranate and Chorizo to Fill a Sumo Suit

Still enjoying the memories from this year’s Halloween—themed in honor of the late Gene Wilder, it was a Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory party! KP was Willy Wonka himself, and I chose to costume as Violet, better known as The Blueberry. We turned each of our rooms into a scene from the original movie, the Invention […]

Cherry Ricotta Jam Tart and Halloween 2015

And oh what a Happy Halloween it was. KP and I hosted our first party at the new soon to be Fuchsia and Lime, and we were met by an overwhelming in-pouring of loved ones and friends, new and old, silver and gold. The next morning, among the happy spoils of a good time: a […]

Pumpkin Bread for a Graveyard Smash

Well, we finally had a graveyard smash at Fuchsia and Lime. Izzy really got into character as Beast when a long haired dachshund showed up unannounced as a guest’s costume accessory. KP, dashing in gold lamé, was the perfect Lumiere to welcome the masses…”Be our Guest, be our guest…” The winners of our costume contest […]