For this month’s Last Friday, Lillian and I decided to celebrate the start of persimmon season with Persimmon Bites and this Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned.
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Let’s just pretend last night didn’t happen — that my family didn’t raid the little ones’ candy stash and shamelessly eat bite-sized KitKats and Crunch bars while drinking really good red wine. We grew up in a no snacks, no candy household so Halloween has always been the one night when we throw that all out the window. Needless to say, everyone goes a little crazy and we all enter into a collective sugar high that inevitably ends with everyone lethargic and out of it. Good times, right?
Suffice it to say today is not just a new month but also a chance to right last night’s wrongs and it’s all starts with this Green Goddess Smoothie.
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For this month’s Last Friday happy hour pairing, I came up with a recipe for a spiced white wine Sangria that’s inspired by my recent travels to Basque Country.
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Saving the last of peach season with a red wine peach shrub and a recipe for a Bourbon Peach Smash cocktail.
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Inspired by my recent travels to Italy, this Last Friday cocktail hour inspiration includes revamped antipasti ideas and a recipe for a Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail.
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My friends at Citygram digital magazine out of Austin asked me to contribute to their 2nd issue which just came out. Check it out for news on Austin and for details on my Charred Jalapeño and Cilantro Carrot Margarita recipe.
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Celebrating my trip to Italy with this super simple and refreshing aperitif known as a Spritz.
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My recipe for the Italian version of iced coffee known as the caffe shaerkato.
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Here I’ve taken the ingredients for a Dark ‘n’ Stormy cocktail, floated it, and added a little salt for flavor and, so that if you close your eyes, you can almost hear the waves crashing in the distance.
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Welcome to the first installment of Last Fridays — no, it’s not an art show but a virtual cocktail party with me, Aida, and my food friend, Lillian. For the start of summer, we’ve got a Zucchini Bruschetta with a Lillet Lemonade Cocktail.
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