Tag Archives: Cointreau

Parfait(ish)! Better Berries!

I have covered this nifty trick for improving your berries – or, most any fruit, really – in other posts, which makes it a Parfait! (repeat) post. But! It would seem that I haven’t spotlighted just the method of macerating … Continue reading

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Overnight French Toast

Who doesn’t like waking up to a tasty batch o’ French Toast in the morning? Well, OK, one of my nephews, who gets skeeved out about egss, so, yeh, not him quite so much. But, most everyone else, right? And … Continue reading

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Whole Duck in the Pressure Cooker

This being the season for excess, I could not resist when my market had a special on free range, nothing added whole duck –  “Ingredients: Duck.” I do love me a bit of pan-fried duck, but the actual wrangling of … Continue reading

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Cherry Cosmo

On a recent trip to Door County in Wisconsin, we stopped by a cherry place so Rich’s mom could pick up some treats for friends back home – y’know, chocolate covered cherries, dried cherries, cherry juice. While poking around, we … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … 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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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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