CHOCOLATE BANANA AVOCADO SMOOTHIE

With all the information on benefits of this and that floating around combined with the ever-changing information on what’s good for us and what’s not, what are we to believe? To put together the perfect diet, one would have to be a chemist, nutirtionist and food science expert all tied up in one. I’m not proposing that I am any of the above, but when […]

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MIGHTY SPICY BAERSAR

Sometimes all of this cold frosty and very icey weather calls for a spicy and hearty cocktail. We have beer on hand… We have a small bottle of Clamato juice… and the rest of the ingredients for this tasty drink, a lighter version of my Blood Thirsty Caesar Shrimp Shooters (recipe here), are staples in our galley…land or water-based.   MIGHTY SPICY BAERSAR 2 servings 2 […]

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R.E.D. MULE

My future son-in-law recently made us a very refreshing cocktail: Moscow Mule (a certain combination of Ginger Beer, vodka and lemon) While provisioning the other day we came across Spruce Beer and thought why not? ..very much a different but still very pleasant taste from Ginger Beer… R.E.D. MULE 2 oz premium vodka 1 oz fresh lemon juice 4 oz chilled spruce beer lemon slice […]

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SAZERAC for MARDI GRAS

It’s kind of cool that the Captain (French) and I (Irish) can celebrate something from each of our cultures in the same month. So with Mardi Gras approaching this week, I thought I would concoct an appropriate cocktail for the celebration of ‘Fat Tuesday’ In researching, I found that Sazerac is a cocktail specifically tied to the French Quarter of New Orleans, specifically Bourbon Street […]

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PRETTY R.E.D. COCKTAILS

    Pomegranate Ginger Fizz   adapted from Will Cook for Friends           Sparkling Cranberry Quencher   adapted from Sandra Lee at the Food Network       Galley Kat Note For this occasion I made just one of each to see which of the two my Captain preferred     He preferred this the Cranberry Sparkler… …refreshing and less sweet… […]

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