Afternoon Tea Setting

A Proper Afternoon Individual Tea Setting

Tea Travels!™… A Proper Afternoon Individual Tea Setting by Ellen Easton ©2014 – All Rights Reserved   A properly set afternoon tea table setting should not be a daunting task. … Continued

Absinthe History and Legends

Absinthe History and Legends

Absinthe –The Revival of the “Green Fairy”   Are you familiar with absinthe history and legends?  A now legalized liquor that has long been rumored to cause madness.  No other drink has inspired … Continued

Afternoon and High Tea History

Afternoon and High Tea History

History of High Tea – History English Afternoon Tea – Tea Etiquette     High Tea is often a misnomer.  Most people refer to afternoon tea as high tea because … Continued

Andra's Southern Sweet Tea

Andra’s Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

Southerners swear by their traditional Southern sweet tea and drink it by the gallons.  In the Southern states, ice tea is not just a summertime drink, it is served year … Continued

Aruba Ariba Cocktail garnished with sliced orange and pineapple

Aruba Ariba Cocktail Recipes

Aruba Ariba cocktails are the signature drink on the Caribbean island of Aruba.  On vacation several years ago, my daughter and her friends claimed this their favorite vacation cocktail and … Continued

Avocado Shake

Avocado Shake Recipe

Avocado Shake is so subtle and very addictive – I love avocados!  Like most Americans, I had only used them in savory dishes, and a shake made with avocados sounded … Continued

Bacon Infused Bloody Mary Cocktail

Bacon Bloody Mary Cocktail with Bacon Infused Vodka Recipe

Hair of the dog?  Maybe you’re just looking for a great brunch cocktail or trying to impress the bacon addicts with something new.  Try a bacon Bacon Bloody Mary!   … Continued

Angelina Hot Chocolate

Best Hot Chocolate Recipes

Hot Chocolate Recipes  The Secrets of Making Hot Chocolate like a Professional   Anybody can make a cup of hot cocoa, but did you know that everyone can also make … Continued

Lemoncello

Best Italian Limoncello Recipe

If you have ever been to Italy, you will instantly know about Italian Limoncello.   Lemons are one of the most important staples in the food of Sorrento, Italy.  They have … Continued

Best Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

This is the absolute Best Lemon Drop Martini! It is a perfect combination of sweet and sour.  My husband and I developed this recipe in the 1990’s after making and … Continued

Blackberry Wine Sauce Recipe

    Blackberry Wine Sauce is a wonderful and delicious sauce that is great on pork, poultry, and beef.  The addition of wine in this Blackberry Wine Sauce creates a … Continued

Blue Margarita

Blue Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Blue Margarita Cocktail is simple to make, so delicious to drink, and so pretty to look at.  This Blue Margarita is also called a Moonlight Margarita or an Electric Margarita, … Continued

bourbon slush

Bourbon Slush Recipe

Bourbon Slush or Slushie is a great sweet and slushy cocktail alcoholic frozen drink made with black tea and fruit juices.  Bourbon Slush is a sweet cocktail with a zip of … Continued

Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea Recipe

  Finally there is a drink that is fun to eat – Bubble Tea!   Move over trendy coffee drinks and make way for the Bubble Tea craze!   Southerners have always known that … Continued

Buffet Tea For Easy Entertaining

Buffet Tea For Easy Entertaining

Tea Travels!™… A Buffet Tea for Easy Entertaining Excerpt from AFTERNOON TEA – TIPS, TERMS and TRADITIONS by Ellen Easton ©2006-2012 – All Rights Reserved   Check out more of Ellen … Continued