A Review: The Essence of Nathan Biddle for TLC Book Tours. A Cocktail: The Hemingway Daiquiri for Summer Sipping

I paired today’s TLC Tour with a cocktail. Please read on for a review of The Essence of Nathan Biddle by J. William Lewis and a beverage to sip as you turn pages. . . . → Read More: A Review: The Essence of Nathan Biddle for TLC Book Tours. A Cocktail: The Hemingway Daiquiri for Summer Sipping

A Honeysuckle Cocktail for Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor

Honeysuckle Season and an early spring cocktail. Read on for a book review and a refreshing libation for the April/May edition for Cook the Books. . . . → Read More: A Honeysuckle Cocktail for Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor

“In My Kitchen” March 2021

Let’s see, besides Snowmageddon, what’s been happening at EE for February? A Valentine’s Day dinner, some new towels, a great tea find, Penzey spices, and hoarding canning lids. See what else is happening “In My Kitchen.” . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” March 2021

Cozy Cocktails

Here are four holiday-themed cocktails to help toast the end of 2020: Santa’s Little Helper, Holiday Lights, Very Berry & Bright Cocktail and an Apple Spice Old Fashion. . . . → Read More: Cozy Cocktails

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 . . . → 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