Like I Need an Excuse to Drink

June 30, 2013 at 10:08 pm

Someday, I hope to be able to once again enjoy an alcoholic beverage on occasion — while working to boot this stupid candida, all alcohol is strictly off limits. It’s almost worse than pregnancy. At least while I was preggers, I had a glass of wine now and then towards the end of the pregnancy. Oh well, the sacrifice is going to be totally worth it! I just have to keep telling myself that. In […]

Lemon Drop – A La Vanessa

September 21, 2005 at 10:55 pm

I recently modified a cocktail recipe so that it better suited the ingredients I had on hand. It soon became my current favorite warm weather cooler. Mmmm. Lemon Drop 1 shot citrus vodka 1/2 shot triple sec 1/2 shot lemon juice rounded spoon of powdered sugar slice of lemon Rim a lowball with lemon slice and granulated sugar (I prefer the organic kind. It has a hint of molasses flavor.) Combine all ingredients in a […]

Cocktail Recipes

March 16, 2005 at 8:57 am

Because you asked, here is a nice drink recipe I’ve been kicking around lately. Mike got really interested in POM (pomegranate juice) a few weeks back, and we can’t seem to stop drinking it. Blueberry POM Cocktail – a la Vanessa In a lowball combine: 3 or 4 ice cubes 2 measures gin (pref. Bombay Sapphire) 1 measure triple sec fill 3/4 of glass with Sierra Mist or 7-Up top off with POM Blueberry sqeeze […]

Tis the Time for Cocktails

June 9, 2003 at 2:04 am

Mike and I have always enjoyed our alcohol — especially the batches of frozen margaritas on hot summer nights. However, this year I believe we may have found a new favorite summertime drink, the mojito. Here’s the story… A few days ago, we watched the latest James Bond movie, “Die Another Day,” on DVD. In one of the early scenes, 007 buys Halle Berry’s character, Jinx, a mojito at a Cuban bar. I didn’t think […]