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Cocktails, Mixology, Tequila

Spicy Jalapeño Margarita Recipe

Fire up a round of spicy jalapeño margaritas! If you’re a tequila lover and you like spicy food—the spicy jalapeño margarita won’t disappoint. Patty and I went to one of my favorite cocktail bars in Boston called ‘Drink.’ The allure is they don’t have a cocktail menu. Instead, you tell the bartender what […]


The Number 100 Cocktail

This is a very special post because it officially marks the 100th Kitchen Swagger recipe! I thought the occasion called for a celebratory drink, so Patty and I set out to create an original cocktail in honor of our mini milestone. The number 100 cocktail. Because of our intrigue with […]

Entrées, Recipes

Brussel Sprout Pizza Recipe

I don’t have a whole lot to say about brussel sprout pizza other than, if you like brussel sprouts you will for sure love brussel sprout pizza (REALLY, SHAWN!? Tell me more). Patty and I eat a lot of brussel sprouts. We typically sauté them with olive oil, garlic and parmesan […]

Entrées, Recipes

Easy Broiled Chicken Recipe

This is the easiest broiled chicken recipe I’ve made. Ever have those pre-cooked, seasoned mini rotisserie chickens from the grocery store? The skin is seasoned and crispy and the chicken is juicy and delicious. This broiled chicken recipe is exactly that (only fresh out of the oven). I’ve always struggled with chicken […]

Cocktails, Gin, Mixology, Recipes

Aviation Cocktail Recipe

The Aviation cocktail will give you wings. Seriously. I stalked the Aviation cocktail for months before trying it at a local speakeasy cocktail bar. It’s a Prohibition-era martini, consisting of gin, maraschino liqueur (cherry), crème de violette, and fresh lemon juice. It’s got a slight violet hue and it’s nothing short of amazing. […]

Desserts, Recipes

Chocolate Oreo Cheesecake Recipe

Are you ready for this heavenly, chocolatey delight?! Beloved readers of KS, I present to you, the chocolate Oreo cheesecake! CHOCOHOLICS UNITE! This recipe reminds me of all the delicious cheesecakes on display at The Cheesecake Factory. And for those of you who have never been, The Cheesecake Factory is a restaurant […]