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Spring is here! The sun is staying out later, the weather is getting warmer, and the evening adventures are getting longer. All of these things lead to one of my favorite activities: brunch! Now with the arrival of spring our …

Now that the sun is staying in the sky later into the evening, it’s exciting to be back in the kitchen again! With the clocks springing forward, I thought it would be best to step away from liquid libations for …

Well February is here and Valentines Day is fast approaching! There are many ways to celebrate this holiday: A great night out on the town, a special trip, even some grand romantic gesture. But over the past few years, I …

Happy New Year Folks! So, 2014 has begun and I hope it’s starting off wonderfully for all of you. With the start of a new year, we all inevitably attempt to change some of our habits, particularly around the portions of our …

Prep Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup cold brewed espresso or french roast coffee 1/3 cup coffee-flavored liqueur 16 oz mascarpone cheese 4 tbs superfine sugar 2 cups heavy cream 24 Italian ladyfingers cocoa powder and coarsely grated semisweet chocolate, to …

With the holidays around the corner, we can all acknowledge that sweets and spirits are slowly taking over our days. Between the cookies, candy canes, and holiday parties supplying free libations we may be losing sight of some of our …

Prep Time: 2 Minutes Yields: 1 Drink Ingredients: 5 fresh mint leaves 8 fresh cilantro sprigs 1 lime, cut into quarters 2 tbsp of granulated sugar 2 ounces of white rum (1 ½ Shots) 4 ice cubes club soda Directions: Grab your cocktail shaker again and start by dropping in the mint …

Prep Time: 3 Minutes Cooking Time: 25 Minutes Yields: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 bottle of red wine (Cabernet and Zinfandel work best) 1 orange ¼ cup of Rye Whiskey 1/3 cup of honey 4 cinnamon sticks 2 tsp of dried all spice ¼ cup of granulated sugar Directions: First you want to …

Prep Time: 2 Minutes Yields: 2 Drinks Ingredients: 3 ounces of vodka (2 shots) 1 ounce of fresh lime juice 1 tsp of granulated sugar 4 ice cubes 6 fresh raspberries 6 fresh cranberries sparkling white wine Directions: Grab your cocktail shaker and start by adding in the sugar, the lime …

Hello Folks! Turkey day is fast approaching!  With this in mind I wanted to do an article challenging myself to come up with some new cocktails that take the flavors and spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday and translate them to …