winter

Candy Cane Pop Rock Pecan Toffee

As we all get our fill of Christmas Vacation, Elf, and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Jim Carry—of course. Let me leave you with this little nugget of sweetness… READ MORE >>

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Hot Buttered Swedish Punsch

This Christmas my husband was gifted a bottle of a very unique sprit, Carlshamns Flaggpunsch Swedish Punsch. Which I hear is typically consumed straight. And, although my husband and most Swedes might not have an issue consuming it neat. I took it upon myself (since what’s his is mine, and what is mine is mine) to whip up something that would be more appealing to my pallet.

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Cup of Yule Tide Cheer

Where has this month gone? I swear I had a list of 13 different tasty treats I wanted to post this month, I had it all planned out with go live dates and everything! I was going to crank those posts out like they were french macarons. [sigh]

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Stinger Cocktail

I know I’m kind of diverting from the norm with this very neat, sans-heavy cream cocktail. But trust me, once you give it a try I think it may just become your “Winter Cocktail”, as it has now become mine.

A couple of days ago at the office, as things were winding down and we were getting ready to leave. We began having a conversation about what we like to drink. The conversation progressed for a while, as you can imagine. We covered favorite wines, beers, and of course favorite cocktails. This ultimately lead us into discussing how we stock our bars. Most have one or two favorite spirits and one or two mixers. Then you have me, who practically buys every new type of spirit that gets placed at eye-level especially, if it’s packaged in a cool bottle. I have no self-control, I know. Finally, the conversation ended with this link being shared (something that happens quite often and is pretty much the norm around the office).

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Butterscotch Fizz Cocktail

Most people have a classic holiday film that they absolutely have to watch every year or it just won’t feel like the holidays. For some, it is “It’s A Wonderful Life”; and for others it might be “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer”. In our household, it is “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”. We mouth the words along with Gene Wilder’s impeccable delivery, and we sing those classic Leslie Bricusse tunes, thus inspiring this week’s cocktail. READ MORE >>

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