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Rhubarb Mimosas: The Perfect Drink For a Party

There’s an old saying, “Simple syrup makes everything better.” Wait, that’s not an old saying? I just made it up? Busted. But simple syrup does make things delicious. Along with rhubarb, which is taking over our crisper. Last week I went to the farmers market, and got there at the…

Ginger Drink Recipe

Appalachian Island Wah-Hoo!

My brother-in-law, Cheyenne, only gets back to our little state about once a year. But when he comes up for vacation, it’s like a little vacation for us too. This time it was even more of a nightly “time out” from the stresses of everyday life than usual, because he…

Blood Orange and Jalapeno Margarita

Blood Orange and Jalapeno Margarita

Jalapenos and blood orange juice might sound like a slightly odd combination, but they’re not. In fact, they work so well together that I guarantee that you’ll make audible noises when you take a sip of this. Blood Orange and Jalapeno Margarita Makes 2 drinks. Ingredients: Ice Kosher salt 3…

Tomato Water Bloody Mary

A Spicy Treat: Tomato Water Bloody Mary

Recently Jedd I have been watching a lot of Top Chef, which has been really fun. Thanks, Hulu! We’d only seen a few episodes on television, because we only had Bravo for a nanosecond in ’07. However, it did give us an evening of fun a few years ago. We…

Champagne Sangria

Champagne Sangria: The Perfect Celebratory Sunday Drink

I received an exuberant message from my mother recently. “Well, this is going to make you happy! The books have arrived!” The books she was talking about were promotional copies of the cookbook I wrote with my friend, Brooke McLay, of Cheeky Kitchen. It’s called The Everything Mediterranean Slow Cooker…