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White Texas Sheet Cake

Hello ya’ll–  We lived in Texas for a few years when we were first married and the chocolate version of this sweet cake was a staple of friends there.   294 more words


The Cocktail Hour: Jamaican Quaalude

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Jamaican Quaalude

Jamaican Quaalude

Sounds a bit intimidating, doesn’t it?

But fear not, your day is about to get a whole lot better. 520 more words

At Home

Italian perfume

Last we met we were serving up Great-aunt Helen’s zucchini casserole. The rules of our game here are that we follow food with drink. But what should we drink with a casserole? 187 more words


Blueberry Tea

Are you familiar with Blueberry Tea? It’s a cocktail served warm, and a delicious treat to end a meal. Or sip while reading a book on a Saturday afternoon as the Vancouver skies endlessly dump rain outside your window. 193 more words



For all it’s grandeur it’s built to the human scale. While the tangle of streets,alleys and canals form a maze that can confuse even old-timers,the city is small enough to be comprehensible.

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The power of a sour

I’ve been working my way through my bar cart, trying to use up odd liqueurs and spirits gathered during my days as a cocktail blogger. My aim is to rebuild my bar to suit less nerdy needs. 324 more words