Category Archives: Beverages

Drinks

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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Orangello

Someone pointed out to me this past weekend that “there are only 14 more Saturdays until Christmas” – how’s that for throwing a scare into you? In truth, 14 Saturdays (or, ten, if you’re counting down to Turkey Day) is … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee

What makes this Vietnamese iced coffee? I have absolutely no clue. As a matter of fact, it tastes suspiciously like the Thai iced coffee I always order at my favorite noodle shop in the city – and that is not … Continue reading

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Parfait! Limoncello

So, you missed your chance at making this lovely lemony liqueur for Thanksgiving, but… FRET YE NOT! If you start this weekend, you’ll have a nice batch o’ the good stuff in plenty of time for holiday snozzling and gift … Continue reading

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Parfait! Double Orange Spritzer

I woke this morning to Rich’s iPhone weather report of 100% humidity and no real breeze of the lake. Bummer. Fortunately, we have central air and freshly installed energy insulating draperies that I’ve drawn over our Southwest exposure patio doors … Continue reading

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Limoncello Sangria

When last we left the kitchen a fresh batch of limoncello had been brewed, just in time for the holidays! Now, what to do with it? Serving it on the rocks is nice, or, as my sister does, splashed over … Continue reading

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Parfait! Limoncello

Just in time for the holidays, I’ve made a few wee, tiny adjustments to my limoncello recipe, and I think, once you’ve tried it, it’s the best version yet! Jon, the very nice gentleman who’s been cutting our hair for … Continue reading

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