Cocktails, Wine + Drinks

Chicken Tagine with Apricots + Almonds

This chicken tagine is warm and welcoming, sweet and savory—and pleasing to your senses Aromatic and fragrant, a tagine is a North African dish, named as such because of the vessel in…

In the Kitchen with Wyman’s Berries—3 Dinner-Party Worthy Recipes

  Wild blueberries, Maine’s official state fruit, shine in dinner, drinks, and of course dessert—Featuring Wyman’s If you ever visit Maine, one of my favorite destinations, blueberries are ubiquitous: they’re found in…

Seltzer at Home with the Aarke Carbonator

When my now 12-year old daughter was in elementary school, she was on the Green Team. As members of the Green Team, the kids learned and taught others how to be environmentally…

The Best Hot Chocolate

Cooler weather calls for cozying up with a warm cup of hot chocolate, especially now that we’re mostly stuck at home these days. While melting a pure bar of chocolate with milk and/or dream is one of the best ways to enjoy a cup at home, there are many chocolatiers who’ve created hot chocolate that’s easier to make, but no less delicious.

Celebrate Braai Day…with South African Wines

Celebrate National Braai Day on September 24 Have you heard of Braai? Braai, pronounced Brye, is South Africa’s version of a BBQ. In fact, the earliest archeological evidence of of barbecue (Braai)…

Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Season Has Arrived

November 21st, officially marks Beaujolais Nouveau wine season. Beaujolais Nouveau wine is the “first wine of harvest” and per French laws and customs is always released on the third Thursday of November.

Pumpkin Bundt Cake {and pumpkin spice latte recipe}

Pumpkin Bundt Cake…and a Pumpkin Spice Latte Happy first day of fall! Fall. It’s my favorite season. It’s when I love baking, because I absolutely love the redolent scent of autumnal flavors…

tussock-jumper-cocktail

3 creative cocktail recipes for the adventurous drinker

Enjoy these creative cocktails…made with unique ingredients to tempt your taste buds When you’re in the mood for something different, when a classic cocktail just won’t do, I urge you to try…