Dairy Free Eggnog with Vegan Options: When you or your guests need to go dairy free try this eggnog made with homemade rice and almond milk.
Warm up your autumn and winter festivities with some spicy apple cider. food gift idea, hostess gift.
Have you ever heard of a "Squash" drink? I am not talking about a pumpkin smoothie. This is a refreshing alcohol free bubbly citrus drink. Traditionally it is a Lemon Squash, and Martha Stewart has a recipe for a Lime Squash. But, I decided to combine lemon, lime and orange to make a Citrus Squash.… Continue reading No Sugar Added Citrus Squash Drink plus Tasty Tuesdays
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
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
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
Technically this is not a copycat recipe from a certain chain of coffee houses that shall remain nameless, you know, the omnipresent one that is on almost every street corner, mall and grocery store these days. Their Very Berry Hibiscus Refresher is made with fresh blackberries and "a boost of natural energy from Green Coffee Extract". Mine is a tisane, a… Continue reading Berry Hibiscus Cooler