Tag: Vodka

WELLNESS POPSICLES

DON’T put those popsicle makers away yet! Cold, Flu and Allergy season is here, which makes this the perfect time of year to make something icy cold to relieve a dry, scratchy, sore throat. I created this recipe because my own throat was feeling miserable. I can’t express how comforting […]

WATERMELON COCKTAIL

WATERMELON! What is the most sought after fruit of the summer? Of course, it’s Watermelon. Cold, juicy, sweet, refreshing and plentiful. While making my favorite summer salad one day, Watermelon Feta Salad, I wanted to something equally delicious with all the scrapes left over after I pressed whimsical shapes out […]

LEMONADE COCKTAIL – THE LULU LEMON

Lemonade Season is finally here, and oh the cocktails you can make with homemade lemonade!! My niece Lauren Upton is an event planner for Ken’s Creative Kitchen, in Annapolis MD. This catering company has been wining and dining beautiful brides, prominent politicians, a prince or two, and lots of Hollywood […]

BLUE MOON COCKTAIL

It’s a Blue Moon. No, it’s a Blood Moon. In fact, it’s a Super Moon! This event that has not appeared to us in 152 years needs a cocktail dedicated to its splendor. Blue Moon Cocktail came to me in a dream. Crazy I know, but the fierce energy being […]

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

Who needs a holiday to enjoy a great martini! Well, if you do, this one is perfect for Valentines Day. The ruby red color, yet refreshing flavors make this a winter cocktail to sip on all night long!! While I am most comfortable popping the cork on a bottle of […]

S’MORES VODKA ICE CREAM

Ice Cream is great. Vodka Ice Cream is better. S’MORES VODKA ICE CREAM IS BEST! If you loved my S’MORES VODKA MARTINI, you are sure to crave the less alcohol version, in an Ice Cream. It’s fast, easy, and an investment in an ice cream machine (about $65.00) will make […]

S’MORES VODKA MARTINI

Whether by summer’s Fired-Up grill, or winter’s toasty fire pit, S’mores Vodka Martinis are nothing short of Fabulous! Ingredients ¾ cup Chocolate, melted and placed in a wide dish or bowl for rimming the glasses ¾ cup Graham Crackers, crushed and placed in a wide dish or bowl for rimming the […]

POUND CAKE WITH BEET VODKA ICING

Spring brings alive so many colors and flavors, AND the laying of eggs! I could not help but to create a cake that would showcase both the colors of spring, as well as the rich yolk of duck eggs. This cake is so easy to put together, and the icing […]

PLOV

Politics and Food. Where is there room for both here on my little food blog? Food is the greatest voice of tradition. What once was, can often be preserved and related to later generations through the stories and preparation of traditional foods. But, while food brings to mind the celebrated […]