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Friday, April 24, 2015

strawberry and rosemary tonic~




strawberry and rosemary infused gin or vodka
liquor
rosemary
strawberries
place in jar and shake several times a day for 3-4 days
serve over ice with a splash of tonic and relax....
from summer cocktails

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

bee sting

it's a hot lazy day, the bees are buzzing as you lazily read your book in your favorite quiet little corner. let me tell you, you won't hurt one bit with this little little bee sting...











bee sting
from summer cocktails

honey liquor
sparking wine, champagne or prosecco

Monday, April 20, 2015

summer cocktails


it is almost that time of year again, the thought of long, warm, summer days, lazing about with a bit of cool libation to tickle your palate. just in time for the season, there is a brand new cocktail cookbook to delight your tastebuds. this is not the first time i have enjoyed these authors, i relished my copy of winter cocktails,  i vowed to try 7 new cocktails every night at sunset for one week, it was an excellent week! check out some of the fun i had in winter...

since i had such a great time before, i am willing to try it all over again, for the sake of research, of course! this week i will try several new summer cocktails, the book is just as refreshing as their first one! i will be enjoying the fresh tastes of the summer garden, plus this time they tossed in a few recipes to round out the cocktail hour. enjoy a sneak peak of this soon to be released book...






right now my summer cocktails are infusing, more to come soon, cheers!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

orange and fennel halibut~


halibut steaks

2 T orange marmalade
2 T blood orange juice
T apple cider vinegar
olive oil
paprika
s&p

mix together and brush on halibut, bake at 400 for 15' until cooked.

mix remaining sauce in with sliced orange and fennel, spoon over fish and sprinkle with fresh tarragon.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015