Posts Tagged ‘beverages’

Cranberry Tequila Jello Shots

December 5th, 2016

Holiday party season’s upon us, and I can’t wait for the festivities! This recipe takes a delicious homemade cranberry sauce (you always make extra like I do, right?) and fashions it into a sophisticated chewable cocktail. If you enjoy hosting parties as much as I do, then treat your esteemed guests to some of these […]

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The Applewood Avenue

December 3rd, 2011

If you’re familiar with such popular shows as Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire, you’ve probably noticed people drinking a lot of whisky. I’ve been watching the latter with a few friends (the season finale is next weekend!), and whenever we watch, we imbibe along. It’s perfect timing really, since it’s gotten much colder as of […]

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Pomegranate-Ginger Champagne Cocktail

October 5th, 2011

Champagne is a great way to start off any meal! But if you want some variety, you’ll find it makes for a great cocktail mixer. This tart and gingery combination is both warming and refreshing, and was the perfect start to our Thanksgiving dinner last year. Pomegranate-Ginger Champagne Cocktail Serves 6-8 350 ml pomegranate juice […]

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Summer Wine

July 31st, 2011

Strawberries, cherries and an angel’s kiss in spring, My summer wine is really made from all these things… ~Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood, Summer Wine In the heat of summer, the two biggest things on my mind are how to make the most of the season, and how to stay fresh when the sun beats […]

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Rhubarb Raspberry Iced Tea

June 11th, 2011

One of my favourite seasonal vegetables in spring (for us, it’s more like late spring-early summer) is rhubarb. I’ve used it in pies, cakes, and other desserts – but wanted to try something different this time around. While thinking up ideas, a dusty little memory sprung up from my days as a violin student; more […]

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Smoothies

March 30th, 2011

I love juice, but don’t buy a lot of it. I also don’t normally eat a lot of fruit. So instead, I make smoothies. It’s the easiest thing – just throw a bunch of fruit in a blender and go. Here are three two-ingredient versions that are truly quick and easy: Honeydew & Green Apple […]

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On the Horizon: St. Patrick’s Day – Beverages

March 9th, 2011

St. Patrick’s Day is often, for those who celebrate, a day to go out, drink green beer, and bring out our inner lively leprechauns. But what if those of us who aren’t beer drinkers also want a touch o’ the Irish green? These two verdant suggestions, one alcoholic and one rich and wholesome, are both […]

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