Category Archives: Warm – with alcohol

National Irish Coffee Day

I had no idea there was a day for Irish coffee. Did you? This warming beverage was first served in the 1940’s at the Shannon airport in SW Ireland. Intending to warm the weary travelers stopping in, Chef Joe Sheridan … Continue reading

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Solstice Glögg – A Yule Tradition

The Winter Solstice is the longest night and shortest day of the year and it happens at the same moment for everyone on earth. It’s when the sun reaches its farthest point south it has been the entire year and … Continue reading

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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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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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Irish Coffee

A wonderful way to end your day – or a Sunday brunch – and just in time for St. Patty’s Day!

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