It was 104 degrees F. last weekend here. Although it has only been in the lower 90s thus far this week, I still need to beat the heat.
Welcome to the August round of C.L.U.E. where we are all trying to BEAT the HEAT!
I was the assigned blog-stalker for Stacy from Food Lust . . . → Read More: Icy Rum Punch from the Islands
Giveaway alert! Win a copy of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook as we celebrate the season finale. . . . → Read More: Blue Hawaiian for #PartyLikeAMadMan
A great appetizer, a spicy dipping sauce, and even a bonus martini….all for this month’s C.L.U.E. . . . → Read More: Bacon Wrapped Potatoes with Sriracha Sauce for C.L.U.E.
Care for a blue cocktail? This is especially good while watching a chick flick like “Bridget Jones’ Diary,” the Food ‘n Flix feature for January. . . . → Read More: Singleton Cosmo for Food ‘n Flix
Bourbon Kahlua from a handy bartender in Tulsa. (This stuff is golden!) . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Chocolate Bourbon Kahlua
I have made a lot of sangria. Let’s see how many recipes I have on this site:
Sangria Uno: A Moscato, limoncello, Amaretto concoction
Sangria Dos: A Cab Sauv, white Zinfadel mix-up
Wow, only two???? I would have bet good money that there were at least a good half dozen or so.
. . . → Read More: Tuscan Sangria
Our truly locavore meal featured a Blueberry-Mint Lemonade, Sautéed Padron Peppers, a Spring Pasta with a Butter-Wine Sauce, and Fresh Blueberry Crumble. You are getting four recipes today for the price of one! . . . → Read More: The 12-Mile Dinner
Summertime and the livin’ is easy.
It is time for patio sitting and sipping.
Especially on a rainy day.
Coconut Mango and Mint Margaritas
2 c. frozen mango cubes 1 c. coconut water with pulp 2-3 oz. blanco tequila 4 large mint leaves 1 oz. lime juice
Place all ingredients in . . . → Read More: Coconut Mango and Mint 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
During my time at the lake this summer and my magazine reading marathon, I saw an ad for Texas Pete hot sauce and a cocktail recipe. I decided that it sounded interesting and that a cherry-sriracha cocktail might just be an interesting combo. (We love sriracha.) I saved this recipe then to use in . . . → Read More: Cherry-Sriracha Cocktail