Knowing what to serve a crowd of guests, or what to bring when invited to dinner used to stress me out big time. I used to fret over what bottle of wine to bring (boring, and I usually chose based on the cute label) and I ended up feeling like a total failure as a […]
This recipe for a sidecar is one that uses freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice and was shared with me on the front porch of a friend and fellow Wildflower, Mary of www.fivemarysfarms.com. She and her family raise and sell “pastured everything” and if you haven’t the pleasure of raising your own animals, head to her […]
A shrub is one of the simplest types of preserve. I have fallen in love with them and I want you to come along with me. There’s no hot water bath, no fermentation bubbles (though those would be exciting!) and the only real virtue required is patience. It takes about a week on the countertop […]
Here is a beautiful, pink, fresh tasting shrub recipe that is easy and uses a vinegar I haven’t showcased before: champagne vinegar. Read on for the recipe!
This homemade coffee liqueur recipe can be prepared and dispensed into bottles for gifting or enjoying yourself in an hour. It is a simple recipe that my mother has used for years and this coffee liqueur is delicious both hot or cold in a variety of mixed drinks. It also is easily doubled and is […]
This post will share with you a wonderful homemade cocktail resource, the author of “The Thinking Girls Guide to Drinking” Ariane Resnick, and her tips for preparing healthful, homemade cocktails.