Category Archives: alcohol

New Year’s Eve Party!!

This year we waiting until the last minute to plan something for New Year’s Eve since I had to work. Normally we spend the week after Christmas at the beach and celebrate there. So this was our first year home. … Continue reading

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No Holiday Party is Complete Without…

Last year for our cookie swap we made Chocolate Peppermint Martinis. This year we thought we’d still do something festive, but have punch instead. It was a huge hit…I thought I’d be drinking punch for days as leftovers, but everyone … Continue reading

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Mojitos!!!

This is one of my favorite cocktails that I discovered in Mexico on our honeymoon. Try using brown sugar instead of white sugar to add a slightly different taste. Mojitos 10 fresh mint leaves2 tablespoons sugarJuice from 1/2 lime (about … Continue reading

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Sangria

Sangria 1/2 cup brandy1/4 cup lemon juice1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate1/3 cup orange juice1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry red wine1/2 cup triple sec1 lemon, sliced into rounds1 orange, sliced into rounds1 lime, sliced into rounds1/4 cup white sugar (optional)8 maraschino … Continue reading

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Thristy???

Very early in our relationship, Ben and I started going to the Flying Saucer in downtown Raleigh. It was there that we both learned to appreciate beer for it’s taste. We are now proud members of the UFO club and … Continue reading

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Sake Marinated Salmon with Shrimp Fried Rice and a Pineapple Reduction

While I can’t say I made this myself…it’s one of my husband’s first culinary creations he made for our engagement anniversary. I was quite impressed with his cooking skills as it isn’t too often I give him full reign of … Continue reading

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