Happy Halloween with Death Becomes Her and “A Touch of Magic Cocktail to Beat Thyme”

I know this is an early Halloween celebration but it was much needed. Join me for October’s Food ‘n Flix Halloween event and a classy cocktail for any of your movie viewing. . . . → Read More: Happy Halloween with Death Becomes Her and “A Touch of Magic Cocktail to Beat Thyme”

Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature film is Coyote Ugly. Obviously, a beverage was called for. Enter the spicy mule. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

Midnight in Paris and a Golden Age Cocktail

It’s the end of May and I’m hosting Midnight in Paris for Food ‘n Flix.  You can read the announcement post here.  

So, it stands to reason that I am probably the last person to post.  (That being said, the deadline is actually tomorrow, May 31.)

Let me get this out there first off:   I am . . . → Read More: Midnight in Paris and a Golden Age Cocktail

Whiskey Sour Cocktail Jelly

Here’s another cocktail inspired jelly. ‘Tis the season! Whiskey Sour Cocktail Jelly is a beautifully jarred jelly with a cherry and slice of orange. . . . → Read More: Whiskey Sour Cocktail Jelly

Zombie Marmalade

For my second installment of December’s “Jelly of the Month Club,” here’s a colorful and festive marmalade PLUS a quick and easy cocktail recipe. Cheers! . . . → Read More: Zombie Marmalade

Earl Grey Gin and Tonic with Blackberries and a TLC Book Tour

Here’s another TLC Book Tour.  For this stop, I read The Great Unexpected by Dan Mooney.  I received a copy for an honest review.   Let’s get to it!

About the book:  

A curmudgeon and his eccentric new roommate join together to plan an epic escape in this charming, poignant tale.

Joel lives in . . . → Read More: Earl Grey Gin and Tonic with Blackberries and a TLC Book Tour

Earl Grey Infused Gin for Food ‘n Flix and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

It’s Food ‘n Flix time again so it seems it’s appropriate for another spirit laden recipe. (A lot of my Food ‘n Flix posts end up with a spirited recipe.) For July, the feature film was The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. If you haven’t seen this film, you should. You should also keep reading…. . . . → Read More: Earl Grey Infused Gin for Food ‘n Flix and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

A Luna Cocktail and Mocktail for This Beautiful Fantastic

Here is a quirky fairy tale of a film that will delight, uplift, and amuse. I created a cocktail and a mocktail to celebrate June’s Food ‘n Flix feature film and the return of a favorite host (and founder), Heather. . . . → Read More: A Luna Cocktail and Mocktail for This Beautiful Fantastic

A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

I’m highlighting Chef Edward Lee today. Buttermilk Graffiti is the featured book for Cook the Books. Here’s a berry delightful and thymely cocktail along with a mushroom “hummus.” . . . → Read More: A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

Royal Hawaiian Cocktail for TLC and The Lieutenant’s Nurse

Welcome to a TLC Book Tour Stop for The Lieutenant’s Nurse by Sara Ackerman. Included with this review is a springy and kitschy cocktail, The Royal Hawaiian. . . . → Read More: Royal Hawaiian Cocktail for TLC and The Lieutenant’s Nurse