Cocktail Quickie: The Manhattan

The Manhattan has always been the bad girl of cocktails. A mix of whiskey, vermouth and bitters, it is rumored to have been created in 1870s in an eponymous New York social club in honor of Winston Churchill’s mother. The drink is a classic, as smooth as the dark honey color it takes on. The…

Food Preferences And Boudoir Behavior

We are big foodies here at MiddleSexy, so we closely follow research that links breaking bread with getting it on. Like a new study from social dating site Skout, that says that people who like grilled cheese are more likely to be doing the dirty than those who don’t like the sandwiches. Of 4,600 people…

Homemade Pesto Is Worth The Effort

My family loves pesto. Not the kind you get in the jars at the grocery store that are overly processed and over priced. They love the kind that I make at home in big batches so that I can freeze the extra. Pesto is not very hard to make and doesn’t use a lot of…

Put The Lime In The Coconut (And Add Tuna Sashimi)

Spring is here but I’m already thinking about the summer. Summer means short(er) shorts and bikinis and one piece bathing suits. So I’m craving some clean foods. Foods that fit in to my new primal way of eating. You take the best tuna sashimi you can find, add in some crunchy cucumbers and toasted coconut.…

Best Condiment Ever: Pickled Onions

Sometimes, the best addition to a grilled steak, a taco salad or even scrambled eggs is the simplest. And I don’t think anything could be more simple than these: pickled onions. I first met the pickled onion a few years ago when my husband cooked a massive Mexican-themed dinner party.  It was one of our…

The Best Fudge (According to Gaggy)

My late grandmother, Mildred D’Lugin Evans, was a woman of many talents. Painter, philanthropist, poet, businesswoman, City Council member in Fayetteville, NC, mother of two, loving wife of Monroe and grandmother of four. A woman whose legacy is something to aspire to. As her granddaughter, some of my favorite memories of her revolved around the…

My Chocolate Pudding Fix

For me, there is just something about chocolate pudding. The silky texture, the smooth mouth feel, the intensity of the flavor bursting on my tongue. Oh my. Give me a minute to catch my breath. Do you share my passion? Find out by trying one of my favorite recipes for chocolate pudding. (It happens to…