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Tasty Tuesday ... Lemons, Lemons, Lemons

If you’ve checked out some of my other food posts, you are most likely aware of the fact that I love lemons! Especially the Meyer lemons from California. 485 more words


Pistachios, Popcorn, Booze & Batgirl

It’s Monday night and my work week starts tomorrow, but I’m busy thinking of all the stuff I did this past week. And it just occurred to me that I never really blogged about this past week at all… So, here’s my week of cocktails in quick recap! 181 more words


Peach Upside-down Cake and Humble Pie

As I was developing this Gluten Free Peach upside-down cake recipe, I came face to face with my haughty attitude towards semi-homemade. I’m reminded of when my husband, then boyfriend, called me to boast about a cake he made all by himself from scratch – I was at his filthy, college apartment in 2.5 milliseconds only to find a funfetti cake cooling in a circa 1970’s kitchen. 366 more words

Herb-Infused, Fruity and Floral Lemonades

As we head into the weekend, I thought I’d share one of my favorite summer drinks: lemonade, but with a twist. For many of us, we only have a few short weeks before fall arrives and pumpkin spices start to lure themselves into many of our drinks. 693 more words

This And That

When the produce box gives you lemons...

Make Lemonade!

Until 8 days ago, lemons did not exist in my Guatemalan life. It was never a huge problem because limes are abundant and serve the same purpose. 121 more words


Watermelon Tequila Punch Cocktail

Its summer, and time for a great summer beverage.  When it comes to choices there are so many it is hard to pick just one. We took a chance on one that is not of the norm we went with watermelon, because watermelon is all about summer. 174 more words

Summer Cocktail Recipes

3-2-1 Blackberry Simple Syrup

Back from vacation, I spent a steamy half hour this morning gleaning the last scruffy blackberries from the bramble out back.

They surprised me again this year, putting out roughly 10 quarts over the past month. 620 more words

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