Category Archives: Beverages

Drinks

Peach Cosmopolitan

“What’s this?” you ask. “A Cosmo?” Surely not, why, where’s the martini glass and lime wedge? Thing is, this is a Cosmo, a Peach Cosmo, and it’s kinda meant to be served over ice with a macerated strawberry and mebbe … Continue reading

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Cherry Midori Lemonade

We were at Navy Pier in Chicago, enjoying lunch at Riva before attending a matinée at The Shakespeare Theater, and opted to sample a cocktail; specifically, a cherry limeade, notable because, aside from the bright green color, it contained no … Continue reading

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Cherry Smash

We were in Canada visiting relatives, and our cousin, Jesse, took us out to lunch at a pretty terrific restaurant right on the shores of Lake Ontario. Since we were on vacation, and were planning a rigorous afternoon of wine … Continue reading

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Orange J Cocktail

Tasting a lot like a Creamsicle, but not for the kidees, this refreshing, semi-frozen cocktail is wicked simple to toss together. If you happen to have one of those extra large super-duper blenders that makes soup and soft serve and … Continue reading

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Kalimotxo

Yeh… it’s pronounced “caliMOcho” and it is frikkin’ delicious! My friend Barb tells me this is trending on Buzzfeed, but I first came across it last month on thrillest. “What is it?” you may finally be asking. Kalimotxo is, just … Continue reading

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Riesling & Rum Sangria

Friday, we suggested a lovely (well, we like it) cold potato soup to help you deal with these hot and sultry days. Today, we’re  gonna give you something refreshing to wash all that potato soup goodness down with. Or, if … Continue reading

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Book Club Sangria

Rich found this recipe the the kitchn, and thought it’d be just the thing to serve at our next Book Club gathering. He was correct. Very light and refreshing, with the bonus that you can toss it all together the … Continue reading

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Here We Go a Wassailing…

Happy New Year! We’re back from the holidaze break, just in time to add some warmth to your chilly January mornings… in the form of a tasty cup of wassail. A warm punch, perfect for the cold, dark days of … Continue reading

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Crazy(?!?) Coffee

Just to prove the point that it’s not all sunshine, lollipops, and rainbows everywhere around about this here food blog thing-y; I give you this… Crazy Coffee. To give him his due, when I described the recipe to my husband, … Continue reading

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Watermelon Sangria

So, yeh, it’s the middle of September and folk are back to school and the days are definitely gettin’ shorter, but… most days are still nicely warm, and the time is right for a tall, refreshing glass of watermelon sangria … Continue reading

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