It’s time to celebrate – Pour the Champagne!

Welcome to my new site, I’m so happy you are here! Pour yourself a lovely champagne cocktail and take a look around.

1 sugar cube

Splash of Angostura bitters

Splash or two of unsweetened pomegranate juice

Chilled Brut champagne

Sprinkle of pomegranate tendrils for garnish


  • Soak the sugar cube with Angostura bitters and juice
  • Pour chilled champagne over the sugar cube
  • Garnish with tendrils

Serve and enjoy!



  1. Lentil Breakdown October 3, 2011 at 9:17 pm #

    Cheers to Geez Louise! It’s fantastic! So happy for you!

    • cheflouisemellor October 4, 2011 at 2:54 am #

      oooh fancy wordpress, I have to approve the comments first I think? Thanks!

  2. Steve @ HPD October 3, 2011 at 9:18 pm #

    Your graphic designer rocks! What a cool banner. Can’t wait to see what’s next. Cheers!

    • cheflouisemellor October 4, 2011 at 2:53 am #

      Finally a blog I can comment back! YES… thank you so much. I am thrilled beyond words- everything is a reflection of me, colors- graphics…

  3. Kitchen Runway October 4, 2011 at 3:13 am #

    Louise!! I love your new site! It’s beautiful – just like you! Looking forward to seeing more! Congrats!

  4. Priscilla@ShesCookin October 4, 2011 at 3:52 am #

    Wow! It’s so you! Love the colors – kudos to your graphic designer for expressing it to the world :) Cheers – we must celebrate soon!

  5. Nancy@acommunaltable October 4, 2011 at 4:17 am #

    Louise – Your site is gorgeous!! Well done.. BRAVO!!

    Cannot wait to see what else you have in store for all of us!!

  6. Judy@2BroadsAbroad October 4, 2011 at 7:23 am #

    Wow!!! Your site looks great. Congratulations on the transformation both your site and your personal new look. Can’t wait for more.

  7. Lana October 5, 2011 at 9:06 pm #

    Love, love, love the site! I have been toting my laptop all around the house showing your site to my whole family, even my Dad! Gorgeous! It is so you:)

    • cheflouisemellor October 5, 2011 at 9:09 pm #

      ahhh thanks Lana, I’m really happy with how it all came out….

  8. Donna Weymouth October 8, 2011 at 3:14 am #

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    • cheflouisemellor October 8, 2011 at 2:18 pm #

      Your comment warmed my heart, thank you so much! Who thought somebody would actually get everything I was actually trying to say. What a nice thing to wake up to- thank you for sharing.

  9. Hellen King October 9, 2011 at 12:53 am #

    Thanks for the share!

  10. sippitysup October 13, 2011 at 9:03 pm #

    Replace the Pom with cognac and count me in! GREG

  11. Wine of the Month November 25, 2011 at 2:54 pm #

    The world of wine is a wonderful world of flavors, food pairing, vintages, grape varieties, growing regions and fun. It brings on laughter, camaraderie, sharing, good times, mellow times and friendship.

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