“The Southern” Bourbon Bubbly Cocktail ~ soak your peaches overnight in bourbon and cover with chilled champagne.
Father’s Day is Sunday~ you have just enough time to make him Bacon-Infused Bourbon. I’ve written before about one of Matt’s favorite drinks, “The Bacon Old Fashioned,” and I thought Father’s Day would be a great time to make another batch of bacon-infused bourbon for Matt’s dad (surprise, David!). Continue reading
Two facts about the French 75: the “origin story” of the cocktail has gotten a bit muddled over time, and its namesake is an artillery gun from WWI. I can’t think of two BETTER facts to endorse a cocktail; it’s so great that no one can really remember where it came from, and it’s so powerful that the French 75mm Field Gun moniker withstands the test of time.
It sounded like a great drink to serve this past weekend when my in-laws came to visit! 🙂 Continue reading
Easy Chicken and Waffles Appetizer
You can make anything in life into an “occasion.” We did on Sunday night; Matt and I had my mom over for dinner to “celebrate” her foray back into the working world after retiring in June. Having something to offer your guests as they arrive is a welcoming touch and since the weekend had been gray, rainy, and cold (and the thought of going back to work is not much different), chicken and waffles seemed like the perfect comfort food. This could be a great appetizer to serve on Super Bowl Sunday, too. Continue reading