Tag Archives: halloween
Hello! You didn’t think I would let this month slip by without a round of Halloween suggestions did you? I adore this month, this holiday, this excuse for making wickedly good libations and downright naughty treats. Every year we have a party, full of spiders and spooks, noshes and newfangled drinks. We pump up the creaky noises, fill our home with fog and tip our hats at the cemetery stones… [more]
My Mummy Juice recipe made it into a cookbook! Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes, Photographs, and Voices… [more]—published by Andrew McMeel Publishing and available on Amazon and in Barnes & Noble—came out on Oct 19, 2010! In fact, November 3 is our release party in Seattle—I cannot wait to meet other contributors!
As you well know: the publishing world is changing, Kindle is mammoth, bloggers’ voices
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
Because it is Halloween, my ‘drink’ category… [more] is growing. Holidays are my excuse to play with new recipes, new menus and fun, new drinks. My friends and family have come to expect new funky concoctions from my kitchen, and I love the excuse to put on my mixologist hat.
I will say you have to drink this one quicker or the ‘ghost’ really does start to look gross (cream behaving
Tombstone: Al B. Waiting
Tombstone: Redd E. Wenuare
Tombstone: E. B. Gone… [more]
My husband and boys spent most of Saturday cutting out, sanding, spray painting and writing crafty sayings on the front of tombstones. Our front yard is flocked with tombstones; each year we make our home just a bit spookier. So much so, that now I write warnings to [party coming] friends whose little children might easily take fright.