I got this book in the mail the other day, to review. It fits with everything I know about relationships and love. The truth is Valentine’s day is way over-produced. Very few of the dates result in a particularly romantic evening. Everybody needs to do it – is is after all a statement date, when… Continue reading Simple Sexy Food
If you don’t want to make a lot, or just feel like making one for a friend, here’s the stripped down version of Christmas Passion. 1 Egg yolk 3 tablespoons sugar 45 ml 1 oz Dark rum 50 ml 1/2 oz Kahlua 25 ml 3 oz cream 75 ml Whip the yolk and sugar into… Continue reading Xmas Passion Egg Nog, the Singleton v. AND the Low Cal (!!) v.
Here are four ideas to make your life easier this Christmas. Gift ideas for the favourite wine lover in your life. First, there’s the Legno Art Corkscrew. Made out of polished stainless steel, it feels great in the hand, and the extra centimeter of leverage makes all the difference. It works beautifully. Available at marloweswinestore.ca… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers
The various liqueurs available at LB Distillers has had me modifiying any number of traditional cocktail recipes. (cloudberry gimlet anyone?) Here’s a couple that I’ve been playing with that seem quite decent. Saskatoon Sunrise 2 Parts OJ 1 Part Gambit Gin a dollop of Saskatoon Liqueur You can drink it straight; I prefer it cut… Continue reading Saskatchewan Cocktails
So what makes a good margarita? Purists argue about everything, including the inclusion of the salt rime. For me I like one of two versions: Juice a lime, add a shot of reposado, either add a 1/3 shot of triple sec/cointreau/grand marnier OR twist a section of sweet orange into the drink. Shake over ice.… Continue reading The Perfect Margarita?