Category Archives: Beverage

Traditional Bloody Mary

January 1 was National Bloody Mary day – so I made some Bloody Marys!    We used vodka as well as a couple of other variations (see below).  It’s a great drink for brunch.

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National Cocoa Day

 Yep – there is a National day of celebration for that cup of warm goodness, Cocoa! But don’t confuse hot cocoa with hot chocolate. They aren’t the same! Hot chocolate is made by mixing ground chocolate with milk.  Chocolate contains … Continue reading

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Buddha’s Hand (AKA Fingered Citron)

What the heck is that thing? I’ve seen the Buddha’s hand on cooking shows and never knew what it was or what you could do with it.  Well, here are three things to make and a little background on this … Continue reading

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Buddha-Cello

A Buddha’s hand take on the classic Limoncello – And here’s how you make it!

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Herbed up Sun Tea

I love iced tea, but I get bored with plain ol’ tea.  I don’t like the prepackage ones because I don’t know what is in them – so I make my own in quart mason jars.  Then I get the … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue Berries

The 4th of July is right around the corner!!  I don’t know about you, but we have a big barbeque with lots of festive food!  I love really easy ideas.  When I was serving berries for breakfast the other day, … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lemonade!

It’s raspberry season in my neighborhood and I’m loving it!!

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Bloody Bacon Mary

I love Sunday brunch with a bloody mary – and I really love bacon!  But I don’t like so many garnishes that I cant drink the drink!  So here’s my version of the treat!

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Christmas Duck

We had some friends from Denmark that always celebrated Christmas dinner with roasted duck.  The tradition is to serve it with boiled potatoes and grog. Here is my take on that Danish treat! 

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Iced Irish Coffee

Too warm out for hot coffee?  Try it iced!

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