Category Archives: Beverages

Happy National Espresso Day

Here’s a day that my youngest daughter Maddie can celebrate…It’s National Espresso Day. For those who revere espresso, here’s a short history from Home-Barista.com. While I don’t like the taste of espresso, I do love the smell of it and … Continue reading

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Happy National S’mores Day

I want s’more please. Happy National S’mores Day! S’more conjure images of campfires, toes in the sand on the beach, friends and tons of fun. I like to toast marshmallows, but not eat them, so I’m a s’mores making machine … Continue reading

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Happy National Root Beer Float Day

Now this brings back childhood recipes. Of all soda, I liked root beer the best growing up.   How many of you remember A&W drive up restaurants? I loved the crispy bubbles that would be at the top of a … Continue reading

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5 Green-Free St. Patty’s Day Cocktails

Do yourself a favor and don’t settle for warm green beer on St. Patty’s Day. The editors of Esquire Magazine had their mixologist share his favorite Irish cocktail recipes and the secret history behind each one. The think I might … Continue reading

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I’ll Have That Chilled, Please

With my last adult beverage post, you’re probably thinking I’m a lush. (If the glass fits.) All I can say is if you’re going to have a drink, make sure you’re doing it right. The Spir.it just had a blog … Continue reading

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Refreshing Drinks Inspired by Your Garden

I found these garden inspired adult beverages on Food and Wine’s website. They sound like a perfect cool drink on a warm spring evening. Thai-Basil Sangria – The Spanish drink sangria draws its name from the blood-red color of its … Continue reading

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Matcha-cha-cha

The weather here on the West Coast is acting like spring may spring soon. But, it’s still chilly in the mornings and evenings, so a warm drink can really warm the soul. My hubby, Bill, loves green tea lattes. This … Continue reading

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