Great Things from Pass Summit 2016

I have been home from Pass Summit 2016 for less than two days and needed to express some of the greatness last week had. First I’d like to share something personal; I had the great fortune of padding a few days before and a few days after the Summit for some fun and sight seeing. I got to visit Woodinville one day on both weekends and it was pretty amazing. If you want to skip and get to just the news click here.

On our first trip we met Kevin White at his winery. There were 2 things that made visiting with him so memorable. Currently in Washington everyone is . . . → Read More: Great Things from Pass Summit 2016

Adults like lemonade too

I get creative about drink making generally around winter holidays and all summer long. I am always longing for something cool and refreshing in the summer. Yesterday’s trial was a strawberry lemonade made with fresh ingredients. I let Kerry try a sip of mine and the response was “OH DAMN” and followed by “you wrote this down right?” I get in trouble from time to time for making things up in the kitchen and not writing them down for future use. OPPS!

So I was thinking that since today is Friday I would toss this up so that you can stop on your way home from work for a . . . → Read More: Adults like lemonade too

Grown up Hot Chocolate

So for the 3rd or 4th time I have made us some rather adult hot chocolate. I have to warn you this is not for the occasional chocolate lover, it’s rich, it’s thick and it contains booze. I believe that after KLT enjoyed a cup the other night he proclaimed that he needed a glass of milk to follow that.

INGREDIENTS So I have tweaked this to get it to make 2 full coffee cups.

Fill 2 coffee mugs with hot water to preheat the cups. Get out your chocolate sprinkles, whipped cream or marshmallows.

In a small ramekin place the following and save for later.

2 1/2-3 teaspoons . . . → Read More: Grown up Hot Chocolate

Blackberry Lemon Shake-Ups

I was watching a local station while visiting Nashville last week and over the lunch hour saw some recipes for summer time beverages. Well it’s been hot down there for a while but it was perfect timing for this Indiana girl.

What normally happens is they use crazy ingredients you don’t have, expensive ones you won’t buy or they leave out some sort of detail. Of course here it was the details. So after some testing, I know such a sucky job to have here is what I came up with.

Ingredients 3 oz of Vodka 3.5 oz of sweet and sour –see below (store bought is good too) . . . → Read More: Blackberry Lemon Shake-Ups