Tag Archives: Holiday

Twelve Days of Christmas: The Tom and Jerry

Here is another great holiday drink for a group. If the cartoon cat and mouse named after this drink had been enjoying these they never would have been able to chase each other anywhere. Dark rum or spiced rum can … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Best Cheesecake

This is my nana’s cheesecake recipe and it is fairly advanced. It is perfect for a large group of people due to how rich and creamy it turns out. The dough is very tricky so be gentle. Go here for … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Cinco De Mayo Preparation

This is a week ahead of time so everyone can plan ahead. Of course nothing says you can’t make a few of these earlier in the week. Instead of a full menu, we’re going al a carte this week. Mix … Continue reading

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Seasons Eatings

We here at the Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide, and all of our dogs and roosters, hope everyone has a fun food-filled Christmas and that Santa brings them everything they want.

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Corned Beef and Cabbage with Guinness

Saint Patrick’s Day is my second favorite holiday, beaten only by the fantastic Thanksgiving. Perhaps it is because both are so centered on food and booze. Or maybe it is because both glorify excess. Whatever the reason, I look forward … Continue reading

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