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December 2017

drinks

maple apple brandy sparklers

And just like that, Christmas has happened again! I hope you all had a wonderful celebration and ate as much as I did! Copious amounts of wine, too. But alas, the party season is not over, and with New Years Eve coming up, I’ve got a great little fizzy cocktail number for you. And because everybody’s wallets are hurting by this point in the festive season, you’ll be pleased to…

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drinks

ginger cinnamon spiced hot toddy

Just as it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, it’s also starting to feel a lot like flu season! So I’m here to the rescue with a warming hot toddy to alleviate those winter blues. Yes, there’s bourbon. And honey, lemon and spices. All the good stuff. And some ginger for added health benefits. Always gotta balance out the bourbon with some health! If you don’t already own a…

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baking/ party appetizers

mini cheddar & rosemary scones

Coming at you this week with some cheesy carbs to soak up all the Christmas alcohol you’re going to be consuming. These little mouthfuls of joy are perfect for the job. Mini, cheesy, savoury, ready to be lashed with butter, perfect with a big cuppa. Mmmm. I like to use cheddar in these scones, but if you have an alternative favourite hard, aged cheese feel free to use it instead!…

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drinks

white christmas coconut margaritas

As promised, more Christmas cocktails!! I can’t wait for you guys to try this one. It’s easy to batch-make, tastes delicious and is the colour of snow! What could be more festive?! Coconut lends a smooth silkiness to everyone’s favourite margarita, and you can go wild with the garnishes. Red and green are obvious go-to’s, but you could also dress these up with whatever colour scheme you’re going for this…

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