Yesterday a friend asked me if I had a Sangria recipe. Of course I said yes, because I have been making Sangria for more than 30 years. But when I felt pinned down to come up with an actual ingredient list, I stuttered a little. You see, Sangria is one of those things you can … More SANGRIA….GOOD OLD SANGRIA. 3 WAYS
If you saw my Instagram (askmehowiknowcb) about “shrubs” you know that I’m not talking about the kind you trim in your yard. But I truly think the secret to staying young is learning something new everyday. And last week I learned something great! Basically, a “shrub” is a flavoring for drinks. Somewhat like a simple … More Have a SHRUB!! Don’t trim it, Drink it!
I want to start this post with a huge disclaimer: I do NOT work for the wine companies mentioned in this article. I am not licensed, or affiliated, or compensated in any way from any of them. But I certainly have consumed enough of them to at least have an opinion! And the whole idea … More WINE TUTORIAL FOR DUMMIES (please do not read if you already know it all)
This week I learned something new. Believe it or not, I have never had a jello shot in my life. I know about them, I’ve seen them and I know that servers run around in clubs at night and give them to people (do the customers pay for them? I don’t know….) So, I was … More JELLO SHOTS….do not read this if you are not an adult beverage fan!
Well isn’t this a pretty picture!!! Above you see bones that I bought at my local Mexican Ranch Market. Along with everything you would ever need to make great Latino foods they have unusual things you don’t normally see in American Markets–such as CHICKEN FEET! When was the last time you bought Chicken Feet? However, … More BONE BROTH….for your Bones!!
We make our own limoncello every year. After all, what are you going to do with all those lemons in Arizona? We have always had lemon trees, and had to find something to do with them. If you are not familiar with Limoncello, a Knock You On Your Butt beverage, it is an Italian invention, … More Limoncello….doesn’t everybody??
I was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia. My hubby, Larry, was born on the kitchen table in Beckley, West Virginia. So you would think that two Hillbillies like us would have put away plenty of Moonshine in our day. But I am telling you right now that I have never tasted it in my life……until … More MOONSHINE!!
Don’t lie to me. I know you agonize over what kind of drinks to serve at a party or for a crowd! Sometimes it takes more time, $$$$$$, and work to try to please everyone. Years ago I saw something on a Food Network show where they suggested to simplify parties, always make a “Signature … More Margaritas AND Margarita punch for a crowd…