10 Cocktails Inspired by Pop Culture Have you ever wanted to drink just like your favorite book, TV, movie or video game character, or at least drink a cocktail inspired by them? Well, good news. Thanks to the creativity and goofiness of many amateur mixologists, now you can, and here are some of the best cocktails based exclusively on pop culture icons. Special thanks to The Drunken Moogle, which specializes in pop culture cocktails. Homemade Hot Sauce! Some of us are hot sauce people. I hear the other some of us say that it “takes over” and “burns” and all that nonsense. Clearly, I am hot sauce person. Baked Egg Boat recipe Breakfast is my favorite meal. I like to drink iced coffee and watch the cream climb its way down the chunky ice cubes in a dazy before the caffeine hits. I like to order bacon with whatever I’m eating. I like eating potatoes with ketchup. I like eggs over easy, and fluffy scrambled eggs.
Printables Printable Holiday Tags and Wrap by Amy Moss Argh! It’s the last minute frenzy in those precious few days leading up to Christmas. The big day draws frightening close and, remaining true to form, I have an astounding number of gifts yet to be bought and wrapped. Yikes! 50 Healthy Recipes to Kick Off 2012 Happy New Year! Many of us are thinking about our New Year’s resolutions and healthy eating is often at the top of the list. If you are setting a goal to eat healthy in 2012, here are 50 healthy recipes to help you get started. Beverages Easy Strawberry Mango Smoothie Very Berry Cosmopolitan After making a few of these the other day I wondered why we don't make cosmopolitans more? Most cosmos are made from vodka, triple sec, juice and a little lime. What's not to love? This particular recipe highlights pomegranate blueberry juice and a pretty garnish.
Saffron Lane :: Seasonal Food, Celebration + Life Welcome to Saffron Lane, a blog dedicated to seasonal food, celebration and life. I'm Elizabeth, a chef, food writer, recipe developer and food stylist.My culinary career began at an early age. While other ten-year-olds were setting up lemonade stands, I was meticulously crafting gourmet chocolates and picking fresh berries from the backyard (to pair with them, of course) for my stand. Among the many lessons that summer, I learned that chocolate doesn't sell very well after hours melting in the sun, no matter how great it tastes.Raised in a passionate family full of inspired cooks and culinary entrepreneurs, food was always the focal point at family get-togethers.
Chocolate Cheesecake Cake Chocolate Cheesecake Cake You know how some people really don’t get along well with their In-Laws? How visits with them are stressful and awkward and generally awful for many people? Craft Time: DIY Paper Lantern Garland I don’t know about you, but I like to change bits of decorations in my home on a “seasonal basis”. I’m always trying to come up with new ideas and little details that match the time of the year. Unfortunately Spring is keeping us waiting this year, but I thought I’d make a start anyway and have created a little garland of paper lanterns. I just love the idea of having hundreds of them (though I haven’t gone that far for this tutorial) hanging outside on a warm Summer evening… Anyway, if you fancy making one of these garlands, then here’s how.
Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Quesadillas What is it about bacon & avocado that I absolutely love?? And these quesadillas… with their buttery, crispy, heavenly tortilla shells… are seriously yum. Don’t let the green scare ya, avocados have a really delicious taste. I promise they’re not just thrown in to “healthify” this recipe!
22 Gifts for the Beer Lover on Your List There’s got to be at least one beer lover on your gift list this year. Whether it’s ale or lager, people love their suds…. we mean really love them. So much so that they may even brew the stuff themselves.