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It’s cocktail time and I’ve made you something unusual and delicious… Meet “The Greet” – a White Port Cocktail! I’d never had white port before going to my friend Roz’s house for a holiday party last year. She discovered this cocktail at a port tasting event and told me that they called it “The Greet” […]

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TGIF, Friends! I’ve made you a fancy cocktail. A Gin & Ginger Gimlet! Wow, what a busy summer this has turned out to be. Sorry for the light posting but life has been crazier than expected. I’ve made my usual summer migration up to Minnesota to play the opera and we’re opening Sweeney Todd tonight! […]

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I’m just going to go ahead and brag and say that I make a damn good smoothie. It’s not like smoothies are rocket science, but it is fairly easy to go wrong if you’re just indiscriminately adding handfuls of spinach willy nilly with your fruit. Pro Tip – Brown smoothies are no fun no matter […]

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Derby Day Mint Juleps

Derby Day Mint Juleps! An encore post because everyone needs a fancy hat and a Mint Julep! Rider’s UP! Tomorrow is Derby Day. Do you know how to make a Mint Julep? Those of you who have known me for any amount of time will know that bourbon is my drink of choice. In fact, […]

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If you had told me even a year ago that I would now love green smoothies, I would have thought you were crazy. But it’s true. I do! While juicing and “cleansing” seems to be all the rage these days, we have 4+ years of recipes here to confirm that there is pretty much no […]

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Grapefruit Margaritas – just in time for Cinco de Mayo! Henry says, “Hola!” Henry also says he is glad I didn’t see the photo going around Facebook of the kitten wearing a tiny sombrero before I started drinking these. Let’s get right to it. Margarita meets Pink Grapefruit and good things happen. Here’s what you need: Pink […]

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So…remember a week or so ago when I posted the ridiculously healthy, vibrant green smoothie? Well, I DO love that smoothie and I DO feel quite healthy when I have one. But I would be wrong not to confess that my favorite smoothie is slightly more…um…sinful.  Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies are what I have when […]

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Kalicious Smoothies at home! Super Green Goodness in a Glass. You might be a bit surprised by this…the self proclaimed queen of chocolate and bourbon, drinking a big old glass of green stuff. It’s true! I became somewhat addicted to the Kalicious Smoothie at Whole Foods this year. I’d pop over there between opera rehearsals […]

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Peach Bourbon Smash

Peach Bourbon Smash. TGIF! We’ve made it to the end of another week. Perhaps a summery cocktail is in order. Enjoy one of these babies while you can still get a peach or nectarine that is juicy and ripe. You need Bourbon, 1 Peach or Nectarine, Simple Syrup, and Ice. To make simple syrup, dissolve […]

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TA DA! Behold, my new favorite cocktail. I bet you were expecting bourbon or chocolate. Ha! Cucumbers, Basil, Limes, and Gin. Say yes. Say yes right now if you have roofers pounding over your head. (Really, I’ll try to wait until 5 pm, but no promises.) This little beauty is my take on a cocktail […]

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