Tag Archives: Vodka

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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Bloody Mary Burgers

Around about these parts, folk take their Bloody Mary’s very seriously; order one and each bar will serve it with their own special twist, like sliders on sticks, sausage, shrimp, celery, and da google only knows what else sticking out … 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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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

I cannot believe I don’t make this more often; it is dead simple to toss together, wicked tasty, and even folk who don’t care for olives seem to like it. Winning, right? We were having folk over for dinner, and … 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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Vegetarian Vodka Sauce

Sometimes, you just want a nice bowl of pasta with a zippy sauce, but mebbe could do without adding meat (we are just over the holidays, and all that excess, after all). This sauce, being a vodka sauce, 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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Guinness and Vodka and Shrimp…

*sigh* C’mon, you know you want to say the rest of it, so, all together now: “OH MY!” Better? Still, this combination of shrimp, cooked in a nicely seasoned bit o’ Guinness, then tossed in a citrus and vodka marinade … 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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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

Just in time for New Year’s gatherings; a re-visit to one of my favorite party spreads – Dirty Martini Cheese – cream cheese with olives, olive juice, garlic, and stuff. When first I tried this recipe out, I split the … Continue reading

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