Beverages

Easy Margarita Mule

Easy Margarita Mule

It is that time of year again when we must decide what to drink in the red wine off-season. For most people, when the days grow longer and temperatures warmer, drinking red wine does not have the same appeal. Shopping for a bathing suit on […]

Hibiscus Mint Mojitos

Hibiscus Mint Mojitos

With temperatures below freezing one week, and into the 70’s the next, I’m having trouble keeping track of time. In my mind it is April, but maybe that has more to do with the fact that January felt like it was 14 weeks long. Yesterday […]

Hot Chocolate Pops

Hot Chocolate Pops

Can we agree that the worst part of drinking hot chocolate is waiting long enough for the piping hot mug of coziness to cool down? But not too long so that it is no longer “hot” chocolate. Lukewarm easy-chug hot chocolate is just not cozy, […]

Cold Snap Shandy

Cold Snap Shandy

Do you ever have to rearrange the beer in your fridge before you can put the groceries away? Do you ever have to take out some beer so you can fit food that will actually nourish your children? It doesn’t happen very often, but first […]

Cranberry Margarita Floats

Cranberry Margarita Floats

This year, my Christmas gift to you is the following recipe. You might say that the cranberry sorbet recipe I posted several weeks ago is the gift that keeps on giving. We’ve put a couple scoops in a wine glass and poured Prosecco or champagne […]

Cranberry Cider Mules || Leaf Peepers

Cranberry Cider Mules || Leaf Peepers

Leaf Peeper (lēf pēpər) noun: 1. Common in New England, one who travels to scenic areas to view the autumn foliage. 2. The absolute best fall cocktail I’ve ever had. synonyms: Cranberry Cider Mules Ok, so I made up the second definition, but it’s true. This […]

Wine Jell-O Shots || Lost and Found

Wine Jell-O Shots || Lost and Found

Jell-O seems to be the shoulder pads of food fashion. A congealed salad evokes the same nose crinkle as the over-sized shoulder-padded blazer in the back of your mom’s closet. It’s good to save some of these pieces just in case they make a come […]

End of Summer Sangria

End of Summer Sangria

I realize that the “dog days” of summer reference has less to do with canines and more to do with a late summer star. But these late summer hazy-hot days sure make me understand a panting dog stretched out on the pavement trying to stay […]

Fruited Mint Iced Tea

Fruited Mint Iced Tea

I can’t tell you how many times I have flipped RIGHT past Granny’s Fruited Mint Iced Tea recipe. Iced Tea was always a staple in our fridge growing up, a product of our southern matriarch. Every night our options were water, iced tea or milk. So […]

Boozy Strawberry Slush

Boozy Strawberry Slush

Now that Summer has unofficially begun, we thought this perfect summer cocktail should be shared so you can all start enjoying it ASAP. The recipe for Boozy Strawberry Slush was scribbled on the back of a page from Granny’s favorite notepad that was a free […]



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