Cocktails, Food With Wine, Recipes, Wines

Sick of Mimosas? Do A Sunshine Sipper!

I don't know about you, but nothing ruins a great brunch faster for me, than a sub-par mimosa!  Frankly, I think orange juice, or any juice for that matter, ruins champagne, but for those who insist on #JuicingUp their bubbles, why do you insist on using crap champagne????  But I digress... For those who enjoy… Continue reading Sick of Mimosas? Do A Sunshine Sipper!

Celebrations, Holidays, Recipes, Wines

New Year’s Eve With a Twist

The fun of this big batch Cosmopolitan is that it gets made in my Vitamix and strained into a pitcher. No messy cocktail shaker to deal with and no sticky counter from prying the shaker lid on and off for each individual drink!

Food With Wine, Holidays, Uncategorized

Zin-ful Cranberries

This is a recipe from my strictly food blog #ThisGirlLovesToEat, but one that I love pulling out for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. My family never ate any cranberry sauce that was homemade.  In the preparations for Thanksgiving, someone was always assigned the task of bringing two cans of jellied and one of whole berry cranberry… Continue reading Zin-ful Cranberries

Holidays, Recipes, Wines

Thanksgiving Sangria

If you are hosting a good-sized crowd for Thanksgiving and want to try and steer them away from the hard stuff until you bring out the fine wine at dinner time, you may want to consider this spin on Sangria from my go-to resource, Epicurious.com.  It can be made ahead, you can use pretty plastic… Continue reading Thanksgiving Sangria