Oyster Shooter

Oyster Shooter – Oyster Cocktail Recipe

  If you are a raw oyster lover, wait until you try this Oyster Shooter.  You will definitely be in “Oyster Heaven!”   Oyster shooters are popular because they are … Continued

Spanish Sangria

Pepe’s Secret Spanish Sangria Recipe

For our Madrid stopover, we booked an hotel near the airport in Barajas (a small town near the Madrid airport).  The shuttle bus driver had recommended Campanilla Restaurante, A Tapa … Continued

Peppermint Float Punch Recipe

Peppermint Float Punch is always a hit with my family and friends at any gathering. I think you will agree it tastes just like drinking a peppermint float.  This is … Continued

perfect cup of coffee

Perfect Cup Of Coffee

The Pacific Northwest is noted for its great coffee.  In fact, Oregonians love and crave their coffee.  An entire coffee culture has sprung up to answer this craving.  Espresso stands … Continued

Infused Water

Pineapple and Mint Infused Water Recipe

Try this delicious Pineapple and Mint Infused Water.  Infused water will quench your thirst and keep you cool and hydrated all summer long!  It is a light, fresh-tasting water that … Continued

Pomegranate Martini

Pomegranate Martini Recipe

  Pomegranate Martinis are a sexy cocktail – just the right blend of sweet and tart without being too much of either.  This drink is similar to a Cosmopolitan, but features … Continued

Prickly Pear Margarita

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

One of the newer food fads is the tasty Prickly Pear Margarita served by trendy restaurants across the Southwest. The margarita was invented to act as a coping mechanism that … Continued

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

There is nothing like a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks that announces fall has arrived!  If you have not enjoyed one of these lattes before, it is like drinking a … Continued

Red Wine Sangria

Red Wine Sangria Recipe

Red Wine Sangria is a refreshing drink that is simple to make and yet elegant enough for any occasion.  Fresh fruit and wine combine to create the perfect beverage for … Continued

Glass of Rhode Island Coffee Milk

Rhode Island Coffee Milk Recipe and History

There is a lot more to Rhode Island than just being the smallest state in our nation.   Certain foods have become statewide traditions and part of the state’s history. … Continued

Root Beer Float Granita Recipe

  I created this wonderful Root Beer Float Granita for a summer dinner party.  As I love root beer floats, this just seemed logical that it would be delicious.  So … Continued

Rose Petal Tea

Rose Petal Tea Recipe

Rose Petal Tea can be made from either rose hips or rose petals.  This Rose Petal Tea has a light floral taste with a slightly tangy flavor.   A very … Continued

Sazerac Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

The Sazerac cocktail is to New Orleans what the margarita is to the southwest.  It is reported to be the first cocktail every invented (at least in the United States). … Continued

Sgroppino al Limone

Sgroppino al Limone – Sgroppino Cocktail Recipe

Sgroppino al Limone, also called a Frothy Lemon Sorbetto cocktail, is a delicious and refreshing summer drink from Venice, Italy.  The name Sgroppino is from the Venetian Sgorpãre which means … Continued

Spanish Chocolate Caliente

Spanish Chocolate Caliente – Hot Chocolate Sauce Recipe

  This Spanish Chocolate Caliente is a popular hot chocolate sauce that people enjoy all year long.  It is so rich and intense!  Once you try this decadent Spanish version … Continued