Category Archives: Spirits

Poached Peaches in White Wine

This is a simple way to use peaches that are not quite ripe yet. White Wine Poached Peaches 3-4 small peaches skins removed 2 cups dry white wine 1/4 cup vermouth 4 tbsp brown sugar 1 vanilla bean Combine wine, … Continue reading

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Watermelon Sippers

A watermelon goes a long way in house of two. (Technically we’re a house of three, but the third member of our house is a dog with no taste for fruit.) We tend to juice a lot of the watermelon … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: A Rainbow of Drink Options

It’s summer. Your drinks should be colorful. Above is a mojito for the chef. Here’s some cider from a trip. Grab a clearance bin beer. This beer was aged in red wine barrels which gave it an interesting tart cherry … Continue reading

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Fermented Pineapple

This authentic Mexican drink comes from the same region that brought the world tequila and is called Tepache. It is relatively simple to make and with pineapples on sale it is hard to find a valid excuse not to have … Continue reading

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Summer Sips

Summer is just around the corner for many of you. It arrived for us about to weeks ago, which is pretty late for these parts. What makes a good summer drink? Well it helps to have lots of fruit and … Continue reading

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Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

Here are a few ideas for your Cinco de Mayo celebration.  Jalapeno Margaritas Peach Margaritas Strawberry Mezcaritas Tequila Sunrise Bloody Maria Tequila Old Fashioned Or just drink tequila and beer.    

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Sunday Suppers: A Mexican Feast

Since Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner it’s only fitting that this week’s roundup feature some of our favorite Mexican dishes. Picking our favorite Mexican dish is about impossible though. Check out our previous Cinco de Mayo roundups … Continue reading

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