Did you know rum used to be an accepted form of currency in the United States? This was, of course, a really long time ago. Before whiskey and beer took firm hold of the American liquor scene, the US was all about the rum. So what happened? I blame frat boys and The Captain [...]
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This knife is bad ass. There are much more eloquent ways of explaining how fantastic this Wüsthof knife is, like it’s forged from a single piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength, or that The slight curve of the blade makes the Chai Dao ideal for cutting, but that just doesn’t get to [...]
Pineapple season is here! Although it’s still a tad colder here in the US than in the tropics, it’s still completely acceptable to soak your vacation-related produce in booze. My hard liquor consumption is fairly infrequent, but lately booze has worked it’s way into my kitchen. I’m much more of a beer and wine kind [...]
Do you ever get wrong number phone calls? I’m a bit of a magnet for them, even though I’ve had my current cell phone number since I was a teenager. I get the same woman calling me about once a month, and we always have the same conversation. Although I don’t know for sure what [...]
Here it is: The first Blood Orange Cocktail dreamed up by my incredibly talented (and incredibly sexy) husband. It’s really beautiful cocktail with a citrusy sweetness that’s perfectly balanced. It’s prefect for a Ladies Night, a Dinner Party Night, or just a Netflix Night. I’m already starting to grieve the end of [...]
I have such a huge culinary crush on blood oranges, it’s almost embarrassing. I drove all over the city looking for these things, giving Sad Eyes to all the produce guys who told me they didn’t carry them. Then, thanks to the magic of Whole Foods, I came into ownership of about 6 pounds of [...]
Strawberry Sriracha Margarita, a great new twist on classic drink. Sweet and summery with a nice kick of heat.
A spicy cocktail made with blood oranges and jalapenos.
I’m SO excited about this post! Mr. Fit’s first recipe. It’s a bourbon cocktail recipe, he’s so good at cocktail makin’. I’ll share that with you all at the end. First, these super fun chocolates that make a perfect last minute hostess gift. Or a fun addition to your holiday dessert tray. Nothing like soaking [...]
Jalapenos have been popping up in cocktails all over the place lately. Are you skeptical? Scared? Intrigued? I’m just plain excited. I have a deep love in my culinary soul for jalapenos, as you can see, I’ve add them to my Mac N’ Cheese, as well as my Bacon Cornbread. Why not cocktails? And I dare you to find [...]