'Foods to Enjoy in Moderation'
I’ve always loved playing hostess at parties and I’m so lucky to have found, in Todd, a willing accomplice to party perfection. We try to throw at least one good-sized party a year (with written invitations, party favors, etc.) but with this year’s bash being the wedding (in 47 days–holy cats it’s getting close!), at-home entertaining has taken a back-seat. …[more...]
Tequila! *da duh da da da da duh dun*
Now that song is stuck in your head, right? There are worse anthems for a Friday.
I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the Dip & Sip Challenge in honor of National Guacamole Day (Monday, September 16) sponsored by Piedra Azul Tequila. Now, the full coverage of my …[more...]
And just like that, we’ll close the book on another summer.
That’s right, another 3-day-weekend is upon us, the last of the season, and the fall and winter holidays are right around the corner. Football has started back up, school is back in session for many, and soon the weather will turn cooler with a decided nip in the air. …[more...]
What are you doing Sunday, September 1, beginning at 1 p.m.? Consider heading south to Willcox, Kansas Settlement area for a day of wine, music, food, and art.
Admission is $25/pp and includes a complimentary custom Pillsbury outdoor wine glass; plenty of food – tacos, salsa, side dishes; live music by Nowhere Man & A Whiskey …[more...]
from the press release
Tucson, Ariz—Eric Farmilant, Bar Manager at Tavolino Ristorante Italiano, has won the “Local Champion” award in the 2013 Campari “Best Aperitivo” Cocktail competition. Sponsored by the USBG (United States Bartenders Guild), the competition was held at the Surly Wench Pub on Sunday, August 18th .
Members of …[more...]
In honor of National Rum Day (August 16) I am delighted to share a recipe courtesy of Cruzan Rum, folks who have been so nice as to share with us several of their tasty libations this summer! (It’s also quite convenient as I am both up to my eyes in wedding projects and in the midst of a prolonged Internet …[more...]
If you follow this blog’s cocktail companion, Sips & Shots, you already know that this past Saturday was National S’mores Day, and since 1/3 (or maybe even a full half!) of a s’more is the graham crackers, what’s a low-FODMAPer to do but make their own!
While I could look for a pre-existing gluten-free graham cracker recipes, I wanted to …[more...]
What’s the average lifespan of a s’more, you ask? Not very long I would think. Maybe just long enough for the melty marshmallow inside to cool down enough to prevent burning your tongue–because if you can’t taste the graham cracker-chocolate-marshmallow convergence what’s the point.
Popular at campouts and bonfires, the earliest written record of a s’more is found in a …[more...]