Sangria Sorbet

Sangria Sorbet

I have a collection of food magazines piling up on my dining room table, and lately the only time I have to read them is when I’m waiting for a doctor’s appointment, an oil change, or in the carpool line.  Waiting gives me the perfect opportunity to catch up on current food trends and recipes created by innovative chefs from […]

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Simple syrup aka sugar syrup is a common sweetener used in various cocktail and drink recipes. As the name implies, it is very simple to make with equal parts water and sugar. You can easily prepare a small batch as well as a large batch that can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 6 months. […]

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

August 25 is National Whiskey Sour Day.  A whiskey sour is a classic cocktail made with a blend of lemon juice, bourbon and simple syrup. People around the country will celebrate this offbeat holiday by indulging in this old school drink. This sweet and sour concoction made its first recorded appearance in 1862 in Jerry Thomas’ […]

Watermelon Rum Punch

Watermelon Rum Punch

I’m still trying to recover from July 4th. I feel all discombobulated because it was on a Wednesday and it felt like a Saturday.  And now I feel like I’m stuck in a perpetual Sunday trying to get my mind right for another Monday. It’s weird. My husband and I spent the holiday eating and […]

Margarita

Margarita

My sisters and I have a great relationship.  We’re more than sisters, we’re friends.  I really enjoy hanging out with them because they are crazy and hilarious. (They’re actually more crazy than funny.) The best thing about our relationship is that I’m the oldest which makes me the boss and in charge. (They would say […]