Category Archives: Recipes

Ginger Basil Gimlet

We are in Kentucky and about to get pounded with what we consider to be an enormous amount of snow (7-8 inches, not a lot by most standards, but it basically shuts our town down!). My Mom is here with … Continue reading

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How to make the perfect cheese board for National Cheese Lover’s Day!!!

Since today celebrates all of us who consider cheese a staple in our daily diet, I thought I would take a moment and let you guys in on what I consider a perfect cheese board. It can be very daunting … Continue reading

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Popcorn and a Hot Toddy!!!

Since it’s National Popcorn Day (yeah, I had no idea either, until I saw it on social media!) and it’s freezing outside, we are celebrating with Everglades Seasoned Popcorn and a Ginger Cinnamon Hot Toddy. Both are super simple to … Continue reading

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S’mores Cocktail with a Ginger Cinnamon Kicker!!

This week, I am going to revisit the Hot Chocolate Toddy from a few weeks ago, but I am going to add a twist or two to liven it up a bit!! It’s finally starting to feel like winter here … Continue reading

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A Simple Take on a Big Tradition….

Every New Years since I moved out of my parents house, I have continued the tradition of having black eyed peas, collard greens, cornbread, and some sort of pork New Years eve and day. Most of the time I am … Continue reading

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It’s a simple drink, but it gave me my start!

This week I’m going to take you guys back. Way back to the first cocktail I ever learned to make. This all came about from baby proofing my house. My Mom has been here, helping me out, and it had … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Toddy and Mulled Wine….Because I owed you two this week!

Alright, I admit that I didn’t get around to last week’s cocktail!! We’ve had a busy couple of weeks here and I knew y’all would forgive me this one time! We’ve had a lot of family in town for Bur’s … Continue reading

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The Red Wedding Cocktail!

This week’s cocktail is still keeping with the Bourbon theme from last month, but it’s a little more complex than some of our past drinks. However, my Aunt Debra gave me the inspiration for it, and after a little research … Continue reading

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Berries, Ginger, and Bourbon…Oh My!!!

The weather is beautiful here in the Bluegrass sate right now. It’s that time when the mornings are cool  and you need a light jacket to go outside, but it warms up later in day. You can’t beat it! This … Continue reading

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Another Bourbon Favorite….The Mint Julep!!

Continuing on for National Bourbon Heritage Month, I’m covering what I think is possibly the most popular drink in Kentucky, especially on the first Saturday in May. Yep, that’s right, it’s the Mint Julep. Now, you may have a had … Continue reading

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