Strawberry Shrub - simple syrup of fruit, sugar and vinegar. Use to make a delightful summer drink, salad dressing or dessert topping.
Beverages, Fruit, Sauces

Made It Loved It – Strawberry Shrub

While perusing one of my favorite linky parties I stumbled on this recipe for Sparkling Strawberry Shrub from at The Whole Serving. And I knew I had to try it. And not just because I had a half flat of strawberries in the fridge a friend gave me. It intrigued me. A "shrub", you ask?… Continue reading Made It Loved It – Strawberry Shrub

Thyme Infused Limoncello - homemade lemon liqueur with thyme or other herb (rosemary, basil, etc.)
Beverages

Herb Infused Limoncello – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

It is time for another Crazy Ingredient Challenge, when our intrepid bloggers choose two ingredients not normally paired together and try to make a dish with them. This month we chose thyme and lemons as our two ingredients. Not exactly a strange combination. These two ingredients pair together nicely in so many different ways. But,… Continue reading Herb Infused Limoncello – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Red Eye Gravy and Biscuits
Beverages, Breakfast, Pork, Sauces

Coffee Isn’t Just for Drinking: Cook with it Too! 6 Delicious Co

Happy National Coffee Day, America!!! Caff-eine Caff-eine Caff-eine YEAH! Perhaps I might have had a little too much before writing this post. But it was only one cup... I am a coffee drinker. Home brewed usually, or at a local coffee shop with friends (I'm too cheap for THE coffee place). Usually just one cup in the… Continue reading Coffee Isn’t Just for Drinking: Cook with it Too! 6 Delicious Co

Margaritas, Micheladas and Agua de Jamaica
Beverages

Mexican Independence Day Beverages

Mexican Independence Day is celebrated on September 16. No, it is not on May 5th. Really, Google it if you don't believe me. I'll wait. If Mother Nature is blessing you with an extended summer (read scorching hot and humid) like she is us here in Southern California, you might want something cool and refreshing… Continue reading Mexican Independence Day Beverages

Hot Buttered Rum recipe
Beverages

7 Scrumptious Recipes for Hot Buttered Rum

January 17th is Hot Buttered Rum Day according to Serendipity and Spice's A Blogger's List of National Days.  An extensive 5 minute search found that no one seems to know  how or when this holiday was started, but who cares. It gives me something to blog about. Hot Buttered Rum originated in Colonial America when molasses… Continue reading 7 Scrumptious Recipes for Hot Buttered Rum