Bloody Brutus Cocktail

Bloody Brutus Cocktail

How about a switch from the traditional Bloody Mary? Try the Bloody Brutus for a little more kick the next time. Ingredients 1.5 oz Belvedere Bloody Mary (vodka) 1.5 oz Clamato juice 3 dashes Cholula hot sauce (I adore Cholula) Dash lemon juice Pour ingredients into a rocks glass (short squatty looking glasses) filled with ice cubes. Stir and garnish with a wedge of lemon. Disclosure: Recipe courtesy of Belvedere … Continue Reading →
Stoli Raz Holiday Cosmopolitan (Raspberry Cosmopolitan)

Stoli Raz Holiday Cosmopolitan (Raspberry Cosmopolitan)

Feeling a little cosmopolitan? How about trying this twist on a cosmo? It’s title suggest holiday, but I think any time of the year this would be wonderful. Enjoy! Stoli Raz Holiday Cosmopolitan 1 part Stoli Razberi (it’s a flavored vodka) 1/2 part triple sec 1 part cranberry juice Dash of bitters Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lime wedge. Cheers! Continue Reading →
Best Ham and Beans Recipe Ever

Best Ham and Beans Recipe Ever

I think ham and beans are something you either love or hate. Hubby loves them, I hate them. However I am a nice wife and make a big pot of ham and beans a couple of times of year for him. Today was one of those days and I thought I would share the recipe because they are very easy to make. People have different beans they use for ham … Continue Reading →
Sloppy Joe Braid Recipe

Sloppy Joe Braid Recipe

Last week Melissa @ Stockpiling Moms posted a recipe for a Sloppy Joe Braid. I thought that sounded like a fabulous idea and I made one tonight. My recipe is changed up though but the idea is the same. Along with the original braid recipe I also started with my version of a Neat Sloppy Joes recipe I found some time ago. Remember, you can change any recipe you want, … Continue Reading →
Mint Coffee Delight Recipe

Mint Coffee Delight Recipe

Did you just come in from the snow? How about a nice special coffee drink to warm you up? The kiddies get their cocoa, the grownups get this one! YUM! Mint Coffee Delight Ingredients 1/2 oz peppermint schnapps 1/2 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur 5 oz of your favorite hot black coffee Splash of heavy cream 1 tblsp sugar Dash of cocoa powder Directions Add liquor and coffee together and sweeten … Continue Reading →
Wednesday is National Spaghetti Day

Wednesday is National Spaghetti Day

Mangia! Today (January 4, 2012) is National Spaghetti Day! I think spaghetti is one of the most liked meals across the country, for both adults and kids. Of course, there are unlimited ways people prepare spaghetti. For my family spaghetti means long thin noodles (I actually prefer vermicelli or thin spaghetti) covered with a meat sauce made by browning ground beef and adding a jar of premade sauce (I use … Continue Reading →
Champagne Cocktails

Champagne Cocktails

With the year coming to and end I thought I would share a couple of my favorite Champagne cocktails with you. Champagne is a variety of sparkling wine from the Champagne region in France – you can use just sparkling wine in these recipes as Champagne has come synonymous with sparkling wine nowadays. Classic Champagne Cocktail Sugar cube Bitters Champagne or Sparkling Wine Twist of lemon for garnish Drop sugar … Continue Reading →
Warm up with a coffee cocktail

Warm up with a coffee cocktail

I have shared several recipes that are chilled, but being winter now about about something to warm you. I am not a coffee drinker normally, but I think with the Bailey’s, cream, and candy canes I might be able to enjoy this coffee drink! Cafe Bailey’s Ingredients 1 cup of your favorite hot coffee 1 1/2 shots Bailey’s Irish Cream 1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped Crushed candy canes Directions Pour … Continue Reading →
Teriyaki Grilled Venison and Couscous

Teriyaki Grilled Venison and Couscous

  No it is not too cold to grill here, well ok it depends on who you ask actually. I personally would not stand outside in this weather to grill, but Hubby seemed content with it. My dad used to grill in the winter too – he would shovel a path in the snow to his grill even. I think Hubby’s contentment came from the fact that he went deer … Continue Reading →
Red Christmas Cocktail

Red Christmas Cocktail

Here is another cocktail recipe for you! This one is nice and red, perfect for Christmas! (Belvedere) Red Tart Cocktail Recipe Ingredients: 1.5 oz (BELVEDERE) RED (this is vodka) 3/4 oz Chambord black raspberry liqueur Dash Amaretto 1/2 oz fresh lime juice Top up with Sprite Directions: Shake first 4 ingredients. Top up with Sprite. Garnish with red berries. Enjoy! I know many of you are enjoying the beverage recipes … Continue Reading →