Category Archives: Beverage

Who Needs Starbucks? Improving Your Coffee At Home

A visit to a coffee shop is part of a daily ritual for many people, including me!  But it can become an expensive habit.  With most people spending $2-5 on their daily cup of joe, it’s something that can really … Continue reading

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Hot Drink And Treat Combinations For Winter

It’s that time of the year where we all want to climb into bed earlier.  When we get home from work, we instantly turn the heat up before anything.  The chill gets everywhere, into every nook and cranny.  Rather than … Continue reading

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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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