Strawberry and Prosecco Lemonade

Strawberry and Prosecco Lemonade

      With strawberries available year-round, what can you do with them? On cold winter days, what better than cold strawberry lemonade. Spiked with Prosecco. Once made, we put the lemonade, not in the refrigerator, but out on our screened in porch. It was 20 degrees...
Blueberry and Blackberry Syrup

Blueberry and Blackberry Syrup

Here’s a clever idea from Amber Rose in her lovely The Wholefood Pantry. Make a syrup of honey, blackberries and blueberries. Then use the syrup as the base for very refreshing beverages both alcoholic and non. Try the syrup with sparkling water in a 1:2 or 1:1 ratio....
Cranberry Cordial Cosmo

Cranberry Cordial Cosmo

A month ago I blogged about a Cranberry Cordial. Then I got a cold and I never told you what to do with it. You can find the cordial recipe here. And now, at least, what to do with it. The cordial is vodka and cranberries, diluted with cranberry juice and sweetened...
Cranberry Cordial

Cranberry Cordial

  A “cordial” is simply a liqueur, a dessert-oriented liqueur and one that has been sweetened. A cranberry cordial can  be sipped and enjoyed all on its own. Or, it can be employed as an element of a cocktail. I’ll will, on Saturday, be posting a...
TBT Recipe: Cranberry Margarita

TBT Recipe: Cranberry Margarita

  I can drink margaritas the year round. So can Suzi. Hence, we are married. When these holidays roll around, and cranberries are abundant, then a festive cranberry margarita cannot be surpassed. The cranberry syrup/gel here is marvelous with other beverage...