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Blood Orange Martini – cocktail of the month

Blood oranges can help to turn a classic cocktail into a beautiful and uniquely colored spring drink. Did you know that the typical season for blood oranges runs from January through mid-April? That means now is the perfect time to pick up some fresh blood oranges (check your local farmers market for the best tasting, …

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Isle of Pines – cocktail of the month

This simple and sexy looking little number comes courtesy of Bon Appétit, who taught me most of what I know in the kitchen and behind the bar. Especially with tips like this- the best cocktails are the simplest—two or three ingredients mixed in the proper quantities, with passion. Our cocktail for the month follows that …

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Peanut Butter Blossoms recipe

Ever since our post 25 days of Christmas Cookies I’ve been dreaming of two things: getting a Kitchen Aid mixer and Chocolate Star (or Peanut Butter Blossom) cookies. It was in the comment sections that wht member, Katie, suggested this yummy cookie. I mean all cookies are yummy, but this one is a peanut butter …

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TVP vegetarian taco recipe

A veggie meal your whole family will love. As promised in my Ten Green Tips post, today I am sharing with you the wonderful “secret” of texturized vegetable protein (known as tvp) and a simple and yummy taco recipe! If you are going to attempt to go veggie once a week, you couldn’t have a …

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Pomegranate Ginger Champagne – cocktail of the month

Hopefully by now you’ve already tried our last cocktail of the month, the Honey Apple Martini. But ’tis the season for bubbly so we’ve got a new reigning champ. I found this recipe a few years ago at Epicurous, which they got from Bon Appetit (my new favorite magazine), and now it’s at wht! The …

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Honey Apple Martini – cocktail of the month

One fall drink before we head off into the land of peppermint schnapps and hot toddies… I love having a signature drink for every get-together I throw, something seasonal that compliments the theme. So for my 2008 Halloween party, apples instantly came to mind. Apple trees, bobbing for apples, the caramel apples that the big …

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