Rosemary Lemonade

This month Food ‘n Flix feature is Bridesmaids. Intrigued? Here’s my recipe inspired from Helen’s frou-frou Parisian wedding shower. . . . → Read More: Rosemary Lemonade

Cherry Lemon Vanilla Margaritas

Happy Cinco de Mayo, ya’ll! This will be one of the obligatory margarita postings for today’s holiday, but I hope you keep reading….it is extraordinary! . . . → Read More: Cherry Lemon Vanilla Margaritas

Mulling Spices

What smells like Christmas to me?

That’s easy…cinnamon, cloves, and allspice.

What tastes like the holidays to me?

That’s easy…something warm, spicy and mulled.

These mulling spice mixes are easy to make and you can assure the freshness of all the flavors involved.    To make small mulling packets to give as gifts, follow the . . . → Read More: Mulling Spices

Our Family Wassail

We make this hot beverage from Thanksgiving through New Year’s. It is a true family favorite. . . . → Read More: Our Family Wassail

Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix (and some Spicy Margaritas)

I almost forgot it was a SRC posting today! Doh! I need a drink! Here is a great Homemade Sour Mix that would make a great gift this holiday season. . . . → Read More: Homemade Sweet and Sour Mix (and some Spicy Margaritas)

Orange-Aide Thyme Cooler

This beverage is cold, delicious and refreshing….kind of like a Sonic drink…. . . . → Read More: Orange-Aide Thyme Cooler

The Muddler

A recipe for a refreshing cherry cocktail and mocktail. . . . → Read More: The Muddler

Curried Nectar and Bengali Gimlets

Today a real cocktail: A recipe for Curried Nectar and a Bengali Gimlet, the best cocktail in town from The Tavern. . . . → Read More: Curried Nectar and Bengali Gimlets

Hibiscus Tea

The weather is finally warming up and I think spring will seamlessly turn into summer (this after our record low for May with snow flurries!).

I haven’t posted too many beverages but I seem to be on a roll lately with Cinco de Mayo Margaritas and my upcoming post for another favorite cocktail (stay tuned) . . . → Read More: Hibiscus Tea

RaspberryLOVE Margarita for #Berrylove blog hop

This month’s blog-love theme is #Berrylove. Here is a raspberry margarita for you! . . . → Read More: RaspberryLOVE Margarita for #Berrylove blog hop

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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