Tag Archives: Vodka

Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz truly enjoyed her Dirty Martini during cocktail hour. It was your standard vodka martini, but muddled with the addition of a wee, tiny bit of olive juice. I was not a real fan … Continue reading

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Cherry Vodka

I normally make a couple of batches of Limoncello to share at the holidaze; but this year, I came across a recipe from the book “From From a Polish Country House Kitchen” by Anne Applebaum & Danielle Crittenden for cherry … Continue reading

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Parfait! Dirty Martini Cheese Spread

You need this recipe to help you get through the holidaze. Cream cheese, olives, a dab o’ mayonnaise, a few other tasty bits, and then… Vodka! What part of martini did you not get? Though, I guess you might could … Continue reading

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Vodka Pie Crust

So, yeh, I came across this recipe, and I was intrigued. Vodka? In a pie crust? Turns out, it works a treat! Tasty, and oh! so flaky! You are gonna want to make you this pie crust! Note: this recipe … 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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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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