Sunday Sangria (recipe)

Today’s mother-daughter Valentine’s Day party called for a little adult beverage. Something light. Something fruity. Something like Sangria. Sangria Thanks to suggestions from Lisa and Peggy, I thought I would look up a recipe and see what I could pull together. I had a load of citrus from our Frog Hollow Farms CSA box this

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12 Days of Local Christmas: St George Spirits

St GeorgeWhile thinking about my 12 Days of Local Christmas, I wondered if there were any local beverages that could be added to the mix. I was especially interested in spirits, as my husband and I enjoy a cocktail (or two) every so often. A simple request on Twitter, followed by a quick answer by

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Gadget Day: Serrated peeler (recipe: Limoncello)

Last Christmas, Santa put a lovely new Oxo serrated peeler in my stocking, just in time for my annual Limoncello-making marathon. As I pulled it out on January 1st, I was reminded of just how much I enjoy this gadget. I wrote about different kinds of peelers back in September. Specific peelers are good for

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Cocktails from BlogHer08

In addition to great sessions and learning all sorts of useful tips, going to BlogHer 2008 has also meant the opportunity to socialize like an adult, at a bar, with cocktails. So, rather than tell you about what we ate at BlogHer (actually, the food was pretty good for a conference at a hotel), I

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