Vampire Blood Cocktail

Why am I posting a Halloween-like cocktail at the end of August? Because I like to plan ahead….Also, it is time for Food ‘n Flix and the August feature is Hotel Transylvania 2 hosted by Kimberly at Coffee and Casseroles. . . . → Read More: Vampire Blood Cocktail

Coconut Mango and Mint Margaritas

Summertime and the livin’ is easy.

Amen, brother!

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

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

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)

Cherry-Sriracha Cocktail

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

Hot Pepper Tequila Jelly

Yes, you read that correctly.     There is tequila in this jelly.

Beware.    Don’t let your clothes fall off.

Actually, there are no worries because all of the alcohol boils away.

 

Our peppers have arrived.   I had no idea I had so many to pick until I made my weekend trip . . . → Read More: Hot Pepper Tequila Jelly

Tequila Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce

On our recent trip to KC, I picked up some Pappardelle’s pasta and was most excited to try the black bean/chipotle pasta.   I based this recipe on one from their website for Chipotle Black Bean Tagliatelle with Tequila Lime Sauce.    I wanted to highlight the many jalapenos we are still getting from the . . . → Read More: Tequila Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce

Watermelon-Pepper-Margarita Pops for Food ‘n Flix

A recipe for Watermelon-Jalpeno-Margarita Popsicle inspired from “Because I Said So.” . . . → Read More: Watermelon-Pepper-Margarita Pops for Food ‘n Flix

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

As promised—a watermelon cocktail

Celebrating (or mourning) the end of summer with Watermelon ‘Ritas. . . . → Read More: As promised—a watermelon cocktail

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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