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Cocktails: The Black & Tan

Apparently, this drink gets it’s name from the colors of the uniforms worn by the British police who fought the Irish Republican Army in the early ’20′s.  Not the greatest of memories for the Irish, they respectfully refer to the drink as a “Half-and-Half.”  A patient pour will guarantee distinct layers. SIZE: serves 1 INGREDIENTS: […]

So is the Rumor True? Is Guinness…Good for You?

Were you over served on St. Patrick’s Day? No shame in that, we only get a Saturday celebration about once every seven years (I never know how to factor leap years into that equation.) For me, one of the most difficult realities to face when I hit forty was the two day hangover. Perhaps today […]

Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini

We love this festive, zesty cocktail from the Food Network. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy! Ingredients 1 cup chilled bourbon 1/4 cup chilled dark beer like Negro Modelo 1/4 cup chilled pure maple syrup Ice cubes 1 whole nutmeg 4 small dried red chiles, such as japones, rinsed and patted dry Directions Combine the bourbon, beer and […]

Where to Brew Your Own Beer

My husband has brewed his own beer at The Brewers Apprentice several times and loves it. The beer comes out delicious and you can make your own labels to personalize it or give it as a gift. Unlike home brewing, doing it this way means there’s no need to buy expensive equipment or worry about the details or […]

Is Guinness Good for You?

The truth about our favorite St. Patrick's Day beverage.

Kashi RVC

If you haven’t  been to Kashi for their amazing hibachi, then I urge you to do so immediately. I used to reserve hibachi for special occasions and have many, many pictures of my family sitting at the hibachi table with our talented chef performing miracles before our eyes. However, since Kashi opened here in town […]

Beer & Chili Tasting Party

If you like beer and you like chili, why don't you host a Beer & Chili Tasting party this fall football season. With so many great artisanal beers on the market and hearty chili recipes - a beer/chili tasting is a very easy and affordable option for entertaining.

Melted Cheese Dip w/Tortilla Chips

I’ve made this so many times and with good reason.  Be prepared for cheese dripping down your chin and onto your top… your guests will hoard over this appy… greasy, smiley and satisfied.

Oktoberfest Lager and Sausage Stew

Fall = Oktoberfest. Feeling in need of some festive German-inspired food I surfed the web and found this recipe on The Cozy Apron website. Relatively simple to make yet serving up complex flavor.

A Nutritional Lowdown on Libations

Whether you plan on consuming a cool brew at a BBQ or fancy cocktails at an upscale dinner this Memorial Day, check out the complete nutritional info on your libations of choice.

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