Brian’s Cranberry Margarita

Brian’s Cranberry Margarita

  Deep and husky, leaving a pulsating flavor deep in the back of your throat. It can be hard to describe the impact of tequila on your palate. Of course, the particularly intense flavor in this beverage comes not from tequila but from the cranberries....
Bourbon and White Wine Cranberry Sauce

Bourbon and White Wine Cranberry Sauce

  Cranberry sauce? Wait, put down the can opener. You can make your own, your very own and very much better. You'll be using fresh cranberries. That can of sauce was made months ago, maybe even last year. This quick, easy recipe will give you a...
Ruby Red Grapefruit Cosmopolitan

Ruby Red Grapefruit Cosmopolitan

So, I had this girlfriend. And I got involved without really knowing her. Then one night at her place I was going through her magazine collection and I found she read Cosmopolitan. I had seen the magazine on newsstands but never picked one up. Never read one. Now I...
Thanksgiving Ideas 2011

Thanksgiving Ideas 2011

  “How long have you had these symptoms?” the doctor asked me. “A week or two,” I answered. “About a month at this level. Decades at a reduced level.” Suzen was contributing to my diagnosis. I did not appreciate the “decades” bit. “So,” the doctor continued,...

Nick’s Cranberry Sauce

I was looking over the recipes I’ve blogged this week for Thanksgiving: turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, beverages, a pumpkin cake … Oh, dear. Once again I have forgotten the cranberry sauce. Before Suzen yells at me, because she loves cranberry sauce the way...