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In Search of Bacchus – Literary Monday

post iconIn Search of Bacchus is a great book for anyone interested in wine history in far flung places and wine tourism. Also, if you are interested in blueprints for exploring various wine regions, In Search of Bacchus could be a fun, yet unorthodox, travel guide. …Read More

Metate Margarita

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In honor of National Margarita Day, test your skills by mixing up a Metate Margarita, created by molecular mixologist Don Lee.   Made with metate-infused Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice and agave syrup, this isn’t the simplest

Lee explains the background of his creation, “The recipe is inspired by the metate, which is a stone used to grind grains and spices in Mexico. It is used to make everything from tortillas to mole. The … Read more

It’s National Margarita Day!

post iconFor National Margarita Day we wanted to share some of our favorite ways to add a little variety to your margarita — even a recipe for sorbet! …Read More

Gumbo Tales – Literary Monday

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A number of years ago, we ventured down to New Orleans for the early parts of Mardi Gras and a tour of New Orleans drinking spots.  We loved the dog parade but didn’t really love New Orleans.  It wasn’t really what we expected.  I had romantic notions of New Orleans.  I pictured myself sipping cocktails at historic bars and restaurants and gazing upon Mardi Gras parades.  I wasn’t expecting that Bourbon Street would be like … Read more

Mezcal Mai Tai

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There’s a couple of things that I really love. One of which is Mezcal and the other was orgeat syrup. The reserved rum balances this cocktail perfectly and provides this classic gem a whole new dimension. May you imbibe well… Read more

Bulleit 10 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

post iconDiageo’s small batch, Bulleit Bourbon recently released it’s newest expression, Bulleit 10, a 10 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. …Read More

Jacob’s Creek Moscato Rose – Wine Wednesday

post iconValentine’s Day is right around the corner. We have selected an almost perfect wine for the holiday! It’s pink, it’s slightly sweet with notes of grapes, honeysuckle, strawberries and raspberries and it’s bubbly. The best part is that the wine is well below $10 in most markets in the United States. What is it, you may ask. It’s the Jacob’s Creek Moscato Rose …Read More

The Book Club Cook Book – Literary Monday

post iconEach recipe was listed with the book that is accompanies. Each entry includes a brief overview of the book, the recipe and the reasoning behind the selection of the recipe. The recipes in the book come from the authors of the books, book club members from around the country and the authors of the Book Club Cookbook, which results in an eclectic mix of sweet and savory treats to try! …Read More

Super Bowl XLVII Drinking Game

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Today in New Orleans the San Francisco 49ers meet the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII.

Most of us will be rooting with creative food & drink.

So what not play a game during a time out? A drinking game.

We like to keep it simple here at Drink of the Week, so each take one shot (beer, booze, soda, water your choice!) at each of the following:

    The camera finds it’s way to the … Read more

Super Bowl Cocktail Throwdown – San Francisco vs. Baltimore

post iconSuper Bowl XLVII is set between San Francisco and Baltimore. 49ers vs Ravens. San Francisco Bay vs. Chesapeake Bay. Blue Crab vs. Dungeness Crab. So what about drinks? We picked a ‘team’ for each Super Bowl City. …Read More

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