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Tag: alcohol

preserving cherries: macerated sour cherries + cherry pit vodka

Sour cherry season has just ended here in BC and those plump, sweet, dark cherries from the Okanagan are almost gone from our local markets. But there is a way to preserve all that cherry goodness. Freezing is a no-brainer…

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the aviation cocktail: in a new york state of mind

When my husband and I were planning on where to take our big vacation for the year, New York City seemed like a no-brainer. Neither one of us had ever been there before and we figured if we were going…

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totally evil drunken sauce

July is nearly all gone and for me it went way too quickly. I had a nasty cough for most of the month and was bogged down with work. However, I did go to a baseball game, watched a drive-in…

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root beer cake topped with “root” cream

When I went to San Francisco recently I had a small mission to accomplish: buy Root liquor. Root is a traditional spirit produced by a group of Philly artists known as Art in the Age and they’ve created this root beer…

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strawberry cooler + some san francisco (& area) help

I’m always on the lookout for the perfect drink. And it seems a couple of my favorite food bloggers also did a bit of thirst seeking recently too. Lotte + Doof whipped up a beautiful looking ginger beer – perfect…

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salted butterscotch oatmeal cookies

Last week my good old friend left Vancouver and headed back to the South. The night before she left, I decided to make some cookies for her to take back on the plane. If she had to leave the sunny…

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hot chocolate toddy

Hot drinks always help to keep the cold at bay. Throw in a bit of Tennessee whiskey and woo-ha, it’ll warm your bones in an instant. You can get the recipe for this hot chocolate toddy over on Poppytalk. And…

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life is better with cake & beer: red ale & chocolate cake

When I first spotted Nigella’s recipe for Guinness cake I was excited. Surely this would be the cake to rival all cakes. But I kept putting it aside since I’m an IPA drinker and my husband will drink whatever is…

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