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You heard me right. I was messing around with pure leaf tea, and chanced a cocktail that screamed of summer: fresh brewed iced tea and watermelon. It is refreshing and light and watermelon forward. It worked. Here is how you too can imbibe on a bit of summer:
Watermelon Tea Cocktail… [more]
Pure Leaf Tea (sweetened)
Put a large wedge of watermelon in your blender—roughly 1 cup of watermelon
When I was a kid, I sometimes saw adults drink them and thought ‘eeewwww—gross.’ How could they drink tomato juice with ground pepper, spicy white stuff and a celery sticking out the top? Cold!?!?! I was no fan of tomatoes as a child, though somehow I managed to like canned tomato soup: with piles of oyster crackers (for the record: NOW my tomato soup needs to be… well, not canned).… [more]
The holidays wouldn’t be the holidays without cocktails. And it had been awhile since I flirted with flavors and mixed up new concoctions. And to be fair, this one isn’t exactly new. Think of it as upgraded for the new year.
We were fortunate enough to spend some time with great friends over the break: friends that are family. And thanks to Ericka, I had moments in these last few… [more]
Mummy Juice is one of my favorite new drinks. I am making it for Halloween—though it will definitely outlast this holiday. Perfect for Thanksgiving in fact. The color, the spiciness of the ginger, the citrus notes lent by fresh oranges. This one is a keeper.
When I have dinner parties, I am always excited to offer a special drink before dinner. In fact, some of my friends have come to… [more]
It is that time of year again, and I don’t mean the time for Christmas songs or raking leaves, not the time that the mittens come out or the hot chocolate is stocked. For me, this time of year has quite another flirtatiously nostalgic meaning: Halloween Cocktails.
It is this enchanting time of year when I don the imaginary witches’ hat (okay, maybe not so imaginary, since I do own
It is my opinion that some mixed drinks are easy to make and others are downright precarious. When I am hosting a party—and I love to host parties—I like to treat guests to a new, surprising cocktail. Margaritas, gin & tonics and even lemon drops are pretty easy to make; in other words there is fudge room (too much of this, too little of that, and it still tastes good—mind… [more]