Jul 21 2010

Hump Day Happy Hour: Ginger & Cucumber Sake Cooler

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Part 3 of my July cocktail series featuring thirst-quenching libations every Wednesday this month. Glug, glug, glug, glug... When you go to a spa, they offer you cucumber infused water to refresh you. But when you go to chez nous on a hot summer day, we offer you cucumber perfumed sake instead. So who wants to ...


Jul 7 2010

Hump Day Happy Hour: Sangria, Skyscrapers & Sun

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Part 1 of my July cocktail series featuring thirst quenching libations every Wednesday this month. Glug, glug, glug, glug... As a California girl, I've always favored warm weather. Of course, it was practically a year round season in sunny SoCal. So when I transplanted myself to this wonderful place where the three other seasons actually exist, ...


Jan 27 2010

THE Bloody Mary

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Tomatoes. To-MAH-toes. As long as it comes with a bit of vodka and plenty of kick. I'm almost embarrassed to admit that I've never had tomato juice unless it's on the rocks with some type of libation and a spoonful of horseradish. Judge all you want, but when you're having your scrambled eggs and coffee, I'll ...


Jan 20 2010

Sparkling Lemon Sorbet

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You know how grown-ups always told you never to eat yellow snow? Well, this time it's okay. Go ahead. Eat yellow snow. I know. It doesn't sound appetizing but truth be told, it's the first thing that popped into my mind when I sat down to write my entry for this recipe. That's right, I still ...


Dec 10 2009

Pomegranate Sparkle

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Eat. Drink. Be merry! The ultimate recipe for a joyful holiday season. You didn't think we could get through this season without any alcohol, did you? I've shared plenty of good eats with you and we're all having a merry ol' time, right? So let's finally check everything off our list and share a few cocktails ...