Holiday Drinks

A sassy ,classic way to cheer the holiday season is what I call my Ultimate Pink Drink!

4 servings

4 cups of Ocean Spray cranberry pomegranate cherry juice

1/3 cup of orange juice

1/2 teaspoon of orange zest

4 to 5  jiggers of citrus infused vodka

Combine all ingredients in […]

Table Settings For The Holidays

My sisters and I designed these table settings for holiday entertaining . If you use your imagination, you can design colorful and elegant table settings with some things you already have around your home. The red and white quilt on the table was bought at a flea market, it is a twin bed […]

Outdoor Grilling

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Juicy burgers on the grill. Vegetables cooked until they are crisp. Shish kabaobs over an open flame, that’s summer!  Whether enjoying a meal at home or inviting friends for a spur of the moment cookout, simple maintenance will keep your gas grill at optimal performance levels. Proper maintenance not only […]

Spreads and Dipping Oils

This is my take on those spreads and dips you get in a restaurant with that great crunchy bread. And always, always, everyone says “I could make a meal out of this with a little salad.” Well, I don’t know if you can make a meal out of the following recipes, but they make […]

Super Bowl Party

I, for one, do not like football. Give me the Yankees any day. But my husband is a fan, a Giants fan and has been for as long as I can remember, over 47 years! Yes , I said 47 years. We will be married 45 years in March. OMG!! I got my Medicare […]

How about a party on a budget!

Fight the doldrums of February. Have a party! You don’t have to spend a lot; some appetizers, beer and wine ( and if they are your friends, ask them to bring their favorite beer or wine) and an inexpensive buffet dinner.

  

Appetizers                                                                         

That old favorite, pigs in the blanket. At Christmas, I served […]