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Strawberry Basil Gin Smash – camille can cook. Guess what?

Strawberry Basil Gin Smash – camille can cook

15 Ways To Make Cheap Wine Insanely Drinkable. How to make a Birthday Cake Martini. I love creative ways to make celebrations extra special.

How to make a Birthday Cake Martini

When I'm entertaining, I always like to give attention to the details. At the end of the day, it's those special touches that guests will remember and hopefully be inspired by. One of my favorite details is a signature cocktail recipe. It’s a great opportunity to bring in something unique to suit the occasion as well as a fun way for guests to try something new. Tie the cocktail into a personal experience (e.g., a drink you had while traveling, a concoction that matches the personality of the guest of honor) and it becomes even more special. Today I thought we’d focus on a birthday celebration. The theme for this particular celebration is confetti and sprinkles. Kiwi Blueberry Mojito – Laylita’s Recipes. En Español This is my recipe for a kiwi blueberry mojito in honor of the Seahawks; this 12th Man cocktail is made with fresh kiwis, blueberries, lime, mint leaves, sparkling water and rum.

Kiwi Blueberry Mojito – Laylita’s Recipes

Super Bowl fever has overtaken the Seattle area, this is the first time I’ve experienced living in a city that has an American football team playing the Super Bowl. I’ve been a “futbol” (soccer) fan ever since I can remember and am the typical screaming their head off yelling “gooooooooooooooooooooool” (or “arbitro vendido, pito regalado”) soccer fan. The current sentiment in Seattle reminds me so much of the first time that Ecuador ever classified to the World Cup.

Raspberry Infusions: a little splash of heaven. The first liqueur I ever made was Raspberry.

Raspberry Infusions: a little splash of heaven

I guess I should say the first four liqueurs I made were all Raspberry! A few years ago, I went to my parents’ farm to pick some raspberries for jam. I came home with a LOT of berries. 14 Beautiful Fruit-Infused Waters To Drink Instead Of Soda. Raspberry White Hot Chocolate - SugarHero. So long, January, and don’t let the door hit you on the way out!

Raspberry White Hot Chocolate - SugarHero

I’m thrilled to bid farewell to this dreary month with a pretty pink drink. Raspberry White Hot Chocolate marks the end of Hot Chocolate Week—where “week” is loosely defined as “that period of time that shall not conform to a calendar week wherein I post hot chocolate recipes until I decide to stop”—and the beginning of Valentine’s Day season on the blog. Get out your tutus and glitter guns, because things are going to get obscenely cute around here for a few weeks. I’m not usually in such a rush to usher in Valentine’s Day, but this month has been a grind of illness and work and other nonsense that takes up a lot of time but doesn’t make for good blog content.

Suffice it to say, I am over January and am ready to deck my halls with inflatable cupids and heart garlands in all shapes and sizes. How To Make Amazing Cold Brew Coffee. Your Black Friday Pick-Me-Up: Spiked Chocolate Espresso. Black Friday is upon us and we have to admit it’s almost become a holiday unto itself.

Your Black Friday Pick-Me-Up: Spiked Chocolate Espresso

Whether you’re out shopping for deals or catching some football games on the TV, there’s much to do and see. We thought you might need a pick-me-up after running around town or lazing about on the couch, so we created a caffeinated libation as a little treat that will still keep you on your feet. Your Black Friday Pick-Me-Up: Spiked Chocolate Espresso Makes 6 small drinks Ingredients: - 3 cups water - 3 Starbucks Via instant coffee packets (unflavored) - 3 ounces chocolate-flavored vodka - 1 cup whipping cream - 2 tablespoons whipped cream-flavored vodka - Cocoa powder to garnish Gather your ingredients. Heat water on stove until boiling. Healthy Summer Recipes – How To Make Infused Water. One of the most important things to do for your body is to stay hydrated – especially during the hot summer months.

Healthy Summer Recipes – How To Make Infused Water

Thirsty Thursday Guest Post: Lavender Vodka Lemonade. It’s funny how the blog world works.

Thirsty Thursday Guest Post: Lavender Vodka Lemonade

You read a post, browse through the comments, click on some of the commenters, find their blog, maybe find it interesting, maybe not. And then sometimes, you click on that commenter, find their blog, and think “Holy crap! I could have written that! This person and I share a brain!” That’s how it happened with Erin. Enjoy! Hi lovelies! 16 Two-Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make. My Secret-Ingredient Matcha Shake .. Obsession. I'm kind of addicted to this tall, frosty, pastel green matcha shake.

My Secret-Ingredient Matcha Shake .. Obsession

It has become my morning ritual, my afternoon craving and my "makes everything all better" blend. I drink it for energy, focus, hydration and calm. It fills me up and sends me clear into whatever project for the day I have in mind. I think it is my official "smoothie book writing" blend - I can thank it for fueling me through my long hours of editing photos, typing ingredients and tallying nutritional content. Mojito recipe. Recipe: mojitos I thought we had escaped this year.

mojito recipe

We didn’t have a single hummingbird crash and burn on our deck (that we knew of) this spring. The frequency of accidents goes way up in May/June, but this year was accident-free… Then this week, we had 2 hummingbirds brain themselves on our windows within a 24 hour span. I hate to say this, but I am now rather practiced at reviving little birds – especially the hummingbirds. Yesterday’s hummingbird was the tiniest and worst off to date. Not feeling so good This little guy didn’t show many of the signs the other hummingbirds exhibit as they begin to recover. Now it is full steam ahead! I named them butter and sugar. 4 Easy Homemade Juice Recipes (No Juicer Required!)

During summer I always love to have a big bowl of fruits and vegetables in my kitchen. When the weather is hot, there is nothing better than fresh salads or berries. The problem is, they don’t tend to keep for very long and I often find myself having to get rid of fruit or vegetables that have gone bad, and there’s nothing worse than letting all that delicious food go to waste! Lassi. Lassi (Punjabi: ਲੱਸੀ/لسی, Sindhi لسي, Urdu: لسی, Marathi: लस्सी, Gujarati: લસ્સી, Bengali: লাস্যি, Pashto: شوملې‎) is a popular, traditional, yogurt-based drink from India and Pakistan. Lassi is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes, fruit.

Traditional lassi (a.k.a., "salted lassi", or simply, "lassi") is a savory drink, sometimes flavored with ground and roasted cumin. Sweet lassi, however, contains sugar or fruits, instead of spices. In Dharmic religions, yogurt sweetened with honey is used while performing religious rituals. Less common is lassi served with milk and topped with a thin layer of clotted cream. Variations[edit] Traditional mild sweet (or salty) lassi[edit] Cocktail Recipes with Milk: Flying Grasshopper, Amarula Latté, Mocha, Grasshopper, B B C, Amarula Mint Cream, Almond Latté, Wedding Cake, Velvet Hammer, Screaming Orgasm.