Beverages

Valentine’s Day Mocktails

February 14, 2014

Valentine’s Day Mocktails What’s missing from these cocktails is the hangover. Non-alcoholic cocktails (“Mocktails”) aren’t just for pregnant women and teetotalers. People who are health conscious and who need to work the next day are ordering up cocktails with a different kind of buzz. These drinks are so satisfying and...

Seven Stylish Bar Drinks

December 31, 2013

Seven Stylish Bar Drinks Some like their cocktails sweet and fruity; others want them brisk and sour; and martini lovers are in a class by themselves.  Keep these recipes in your repertoire and you’ll be covered no matter whom you’re hosting. Remember to drink and serve responsibly! Cosmopolitan INGREDIENTS 1/4...

Homemade Limoncello

December 14, 2013

Homemade Limoncello Last month I was in Rome on a culinary tour.  Along with having delicious Amaro after dinner I had delicious and refreshing limoncello, which by the way, was much better than the bottled stuff available back home in New York. I was able to squeeze the recipe out...

Mocha Java

October 1, 2013

Mocha Java As the days and nights get cooler it’s nice to have a good flavored coffee recipe.  INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Strong Hot Coffee 1/2 Cup Hot Cocoa Mix 3 Tablespoons Sugar 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 3/4 Cup Half & Half Whipped Cream For Garnish Chocolate Shaving For Garnish (Optional)...

Carrot, Apple & Beet Smoothie

August 1, 2013

Carrot, Apple & Beet Smoothie Sometimes I’m in the mood for a smoothie, but I want to make it healthy.  You can prepare your own wholesome smoothie with the push of a button.  Homemade smoothies can be just as quick as store bought ones and a lot healthier. INGREDIENTS 2...

Refreshing Ginger Tea Drink

July 8, 2013

Refreshing Ginger Tea Drink Here is a refreshing summer drink that you and your loved ones will take a liking to.  With the hot weather here we all need to drink plenty of liquids to stay hydrated! INGREDIENTS 4 Cups Boiling Water 15 Individual Green Tea Bags 3 Cups White...

Even More Skinny Cocktails

April 8, 2013

Even More Skinny Cocktails There is a huge demand for “Skinny Cocktails,” but it’s not easy coming up with reduced-calorie cocktails.  There are several lighter-calorie alcohol brands that have come onto the market in the past few years.  Skinnygirl Vodka and Voli Light Vodka are two low-cal vodka brands that...

More Skinny Cocktails

April 7, 2013

More Skinny Cocktails While one cannot consider these “health drinks” these cocktails are less guilty alternatives to the cocktails that are heavy on calories. Stay on weight goal track with my Skinny Cocktails.  You can have your “cake and eat it too!” Vodka & Citrus Cocktail INGREDIENTS 2 Ounces Thyme...

Skinny Cocktails

April 6, 2013

Skinny Cocktails Spring seems to be poking its head out and the weekend is here so why not sit outside this weekend and enjoy an evening cocktail.  The problem is that mixed drinks have a lot of calories so here is a cocktail with just a fraction of the calories...

Bourbon Blizzard

December 31, 2012

Bourbon Blizzard Let’s be honest, New Year’s Eve is the drinking holiday for many party goers around the world. Whiskey isn’t just a man’s drink anymore and with the comeback of traditional cocktails you just may want to try your hand at the Bourbon Blizzard.  Remember to drink responsibly.  INGREDIENTS...

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