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Downton Sundays: Downton Abbey Sidecar

In Beverages, Cocktails, Downton Sundays On January 11, 2015 1 Comment

Thank goodness, Downton Abbey is back on Sunday nights! I like a cocktail during Downton Abbey to settle my nerves when watching the myriad plot twists and turns. … Read More »

Join us for Wine Pairing Weekend January 10, 2015

In Appetizers, Beverages, Cocktails, Food, Wine, Wine Pairing Weekend On December 31, 2014 2 Comments

“I only drink champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle… Read More »

Essential Fall Cocktails from Ketel One Vodka

In Beverages, Cocktails On September 24, 2014 4 Comments

At 31 years of age, Ketel One vodka is a mere adolescent in the genealogy of Holland’s Nolet Distillery which was founded in 1691. But three decades is… Read More »

#SundaySupper – Bourbon Pumpkin Pie in a Glass

In #SundaySupper, Beverages, Cocktails On September 7, 2014 53 Comments

It’s National Squash Day, but here in the desert the response is like a tree falling in the forest when there is no one to hear it.  Rather… Read More »

#SundaySupper: Sangria

In #SundaySupper, Beverages, Cocktails, Wine On August 9, 2014 57 Comments

When I lived in Montana, “preserving” meant canning, freezing, or pickling fruits and vegetables during the summer for use when sunshine was a fleeting memory, footwear consisted of… Read More »

#MixItUp2014 – Key Lime Hemingway Daiquiri

In Beverages, Cocktails, Events On May 8, 2014 2 Comments

I know not to tug on Superman’s cape, spit in the wind, pull the mask off the Lone Ranger, or mess with Papa Hemingway, but in this case… Read More »

#MixItUp2014 – The Lemintini

In Beverages, Cocktails On May 7, 2014 0 Comments

What I drink in Las Vegas seems to follow me home.  First it was The Gardner from RM Seafood (and now from Estiatorio Milos), followed by a little… Read More »

It’s Negroni O’Clock Somewhere

In Beverages, Cocktails On May 3, 2014 1 Comment

The Negroni love affair started simply enough,  but it has developed into quite a complex relationship, one that has followed me from town-to-town, crossed state lines and even… Read More »

The Perfect Brunch Tipple – Earl Grey Mimosa

In Beverages, Cocktails On April 16, 2014 1 Comment

Easter and Mother’s Day are right around the corner, and that can only mean one thing – Brunch.  The perfect tipple for one or both of these occasions… Read More »

The Daiquiri & Me

In Beverages, Cocktails On February 27, 2014 18 Comments

“The moment had arrived for a Daiquiri. It was a delicate compound; it elevated my contentment to an even higher pitch.”1 – Joseph Hergesheimer, San Cristobal de la… Read More »