Five Thanksgiving Recipes . . ...

Nov 12, 2013 by

  October, November, and December are one of my favorite times of year.  The weather starts to cool in October and then once...

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Sweet Tea Granita

Aug 28, 2013 by

  There is a stack of about five or six Garden & Gun magazines next to The Husband’s recliner.  We can’t bear to part with...

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Cherry Berry Vodka Lemonade

Jul 31, 2013 by

  I became inspired to make cherry-infused vodka after being introduced to clementine-infused vodka during my trip to Natchez a...

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Strawberry, Ginger, and Champa...

May 9, 2013 by

I don’t know how things are done where you live, but when we throw a brunch in the South there is typically some sort of...

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Five Spring Recipes . . . and ...

Apr 18, 2013 by

  Spring sure does seem to be taking her own sweet time making her arrival, doesn’t she?  I think Winter has finally conceded...

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Pumpkin Pie Eggnog

Oct 30, 2012 by

  Some traditions from childhood you never grow out of. Like picking out that perfect pumpkin right before Halloween.  Not quite...

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Five Fall Recipes (that aren&#...

Oct 4, 2012 by

  Rest assured folks, the pumpkin recipes are coming. While pumpkins are definitely the star of the show when autumn arrives,...

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Five Peach Recipes . . . And L...

Aug 23, 2012 by

  I had no idea when I started this post that August is National Peach Month. Peaches are one of my favorite fruits and now that...

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Six Refreshing Beverages to Be...

Jul 19, 2012 by

What’s this I hear about our country enduring the worst drought in 56 years? No rain usually means unbearable heat.  And dead...

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Six Strawberry Recipes . . .an...

May 17, 2012 by

Are ya’ll sick of strawberries yet?  Boy, I hope not.  And if you are . . . what’s wrong with you? When I was a kid, I used to...

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Beer Margaritas

May 3, 2012 by

  Ever wonder why Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not mark the Mexican Day of...

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Vanilla Bean Old Fashioned

Mar 29, 2012 by

  Since I had vanilla bean pods lying around, I decided now would be an ideal opportunity to try a vanilla bean old...

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Hard Spiced Apple Cider

Dec 12, 2011 by

  This is a first. I have ALL my Christmas shopping done with two weeks to spare! Thank God for online shopping and Amazon.com....

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Homemade Eggnog

Dec 1, 2011 by

  It’s officially Christmas when the farmer’s market replaces fall mums with Christmas trees.  When the Salvation Army bell...

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The Gangster Martini

Jun 16, 2011 by

  When I was about fifteen years old, I watched the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s for the first time and instantly became obsessed...

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Blackberry Limeade

May 14, 2011 by

  There are certain cocktails out there that are more dangerous than others. You know the ones I’m talking about . . . they come...

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Authentic Lime Margaritas

Jun 26, 2009 by

  Last week my husband and I took a vacation to San Antonio.  I had been reading about the handmade margaritas.  Until that...

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