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
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
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
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
Hurricane Blanca, now Tropical Storm Blanca, is on the way to my neck of the woods. It is hot and sticky and miserable outside. The perfect time for a nice refreshing alcohol free Ango Soda. Just three simple ingredients over ice: club soda (or tonic water) aromatic bitters (I use Angostura, but any brand will do)… Continue reading Ango Soda
Healthy and Simple Recipes for a Spring Brunch. Easter Brunch, Mother's Day Brunch.
Today is Irish Coffee Day, and for many of you in frigid temperatures I am sure some spiked creamy coffee sounds pretty tasty right about now. I came over to the site a few hours ago so I could share our recipe on social media (you are following us aren't you?). Oopsy! I quickly realized that… Continue reading Traditional Irish Coffee
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