Loose-leaf teas and expensive organic blends of tea are all the rage, but did you know there’s a cheaper (and more fun!) alternative? Most of the popular herbs used for herbal teas (better known as tisanes) are actually a breeze to grow at home. Homegrown herbal tea blends are infinitely more fresh, which means more …
Summer entertaining is made easier with pitchers of Sangria. Red & white sangria recipes enhanced with flavored drink syrups
Brunch is often a special occasion or a social gathering and if you are making brunch at home it is fun to add some more unique dishes. A salmon omelet, strawberry infused champagne and a citrus marmalade are a few ideas to make your brunch special. Jump to: RECIPE | Homemade Strawberry Simple Syrup | …
A Salty Dog cocktail is an easy cocktail to have at home but it is taken to the level of a craft cocktail when you add Grapefruit Cardamom Shrub Syrup
A Tequila flight or a Mezcal flight is a great way to enjoy Mexican cuisine. Add an orange or tomato Sangrita for the full monty!
Enhance your Hygge lifestyle and learn to make a Golden Milk Latte (aka Turmeric Tea)
Drinking vinegars can enhance just about any cocktail or mocktail and are especially fun during the holiday season or for entertaining.
Two versions of a Moscow Mule – a skinny version that is under 100 calories and a “relatively” skinny version that is easy & high on flavor
Make your own pumpkin shrub syrup and use it with bourbon for an awesome pumpkin martini. A craft cocktail extraordinaire!
How to make fruit shrub syrups using either a cold shrub or a hot shrub method. Recipe for an apple shrub syrup and a beer cocktail using the apple syrup
How to make a Tomato Martini, a Smoked Tomato/Cherry Daiquiri, and a Tomato Shrub Bloody Mary with Shrub Syrups
This is a batch recipe for making a Watermelon Limoncello Drink for Ferragosto or any family or friend celebration
Waikiki Ham Balls (with a pineapple glaze) was a popular appetizer in the 60’s tiki scene, and the recipes below feature a retro ham ball recipe, as well as a retro tiki Mai Tai, complete with umbrella. I have to admit, I was leery of the idea of “ham balls”, but surprise, surprise. They were …
Recipes for classic Mint Julep and Parmesan Cheese Straws as craft cocktails and appetizers for Kentucky Derby