Calvados – French Apple Brandy

Questions and Answers – Calvados (French Apple Brandy)   Question: I am making a caramelized apple dessert.  The sauce that will be boiled and poured over the top consists of … Continued

Cantaloupe with Spiced Wine Salad

Cantaloupe with Spiced Wine Salad Recipe

Cantaloupe with Spiced Wine Salad is so easy to make and makes a great brunch entree or a light summer dessert.  Very flavorful, refreshing, and so delicious!  This is a great … Continued

Carducci's Limoncello

Carducci’s Limoncello Recipe

Recipe was shared by Ron Carducci.  Ron says,  “I have relatives in Italy and they make limoncello the same way it is made all through Italy.  Additionally, almost without exception, … Continued

Chai Tea

Chai Tea, Masala Chai – Spiced Milk Tea Recipe

Chai Tea, pronounced with a long “i” as in the word tie, is the actual word for tea in many countries.  The word “Chai” literally means “tea” to much of … Continued

Cherries in Wine

Cherries in Wine Recipe

Cherries in Wine is so easy to make and so delicious!  These cherries are fantastic over ice cream or just served on their own in a fancy bowl.  These cherries will … Continued

Cherry Lemonade

Cherry Lemonade Recipe

  This thirst-quenching pink Cherry Lemonade uses cherry juice to get the pretty pink hue and light flavor. Why serve the same boring lemonade that all the kids on the … Continued

Cherry Wine Galette

Cherry Wine Galette Recipe

Cherry Wine Galette recipe is a beautiful and a very easy cherry dessert to make.  Very rustic looking and elegant!  It is a simply a tart made with hand-folded edges. … Continued

Glasses of Martini cocktails

Classic Martini Recipe – The Perfect Martini

Classic Martini recipe contains gin and vermouth and is garnished with olives or a lemon twist.  Gin has always been the more traditional choice, but Vodka martinis have had a huge … Continued

coffee drinks

Coffee Drink Calories

Have you added up your favorite coffee drink calories?   Your favorite coffee drink calories may surprise you!  Specialty coffee drinks are like a dessert, not something you should consume … Continued

Coffee Jelly

Coffee Jelly Recipe

Coffee Jelly gives you the punch of a cup of coffee in a delicious dessert –  Surprise your guests with this delicious dessert. This interesting and great tasting gelatin dessert … Continued

Cooking with Sake

    Photos from the SakeOne (producer of Momokawa and Moonstone), tasting room in Forest Grove, OR.  The home of the only American owned and produced sake.  My tour of … Continued

Cranberry Jalapeno Granita

Cranberry Jalapeno Granita Recipe

Cranberry Jalapeno Granita is a non-alcoholic recipe that is a fun and delicious addition to any holiday party or meal.  Adults and children alike will enjoy this special treat at … Continued

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca Recipe

Agua Fresca de Pepino y Calabacin   My daughters came across this unique and very refreshing Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca at a local farmer’s market this weekend.  This drink really … Continued

Infused Wate

Cucumber, Lavender, Mint Infused Water Recipe

 Making Infused or Spa Waters Many spas serve fancy waters like this Cucumber, Lavender, Mint Infused Water.  Infused Waters or Spa Waters are so simple to make, plus they are so … Continued

Date Shake

Date Shake History and Recipe

Date Milkshake is a tasty culinary creation, which is commonly made in the date-growing region, near Palm Springs, southern California.  These shakes may sound strange, but date shakes are fabulous!   … Continued