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how to make and use pomegranate molasses

How to Make and Use Pomegranate Molasses – Distilling the Essence of a Fabulous Fall Fruit

Watch a one-minute video to learn how to make and use pomegranate molasses including 4 easy recipes you can add to your cooking repertoire right now.

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Minty Pomegranate Mule Cocktail – A Refreshing Twist on a Classic

While I love the classic lime, ginger beer, vodka Moscow Mule, this twist, a minty pomegranate mule cocktail, is bright and refreshing alternative.

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I’m Back…with a Date Smoothie and My New Kitchen Toy

Back from a brief blogging hiatus with a delectable date smoothie and my new kitchen toy – a Vitamix!

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Hibiscus Margarita

Hibiscus Margarita: Toasting a Month of Celebrations

Cheers to a month of celebrations including graduations, birthdays, and the long-awaited lazy days of summer – kick off the party with a hibiscus margarita!

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Int'l Culinary Center in Campbell

Reveling in Rosé: The Perfect Summer Drink

While I sort through hundreds of photos from our unexpected trip to France, I thought I would share a fun wine event @dormantchef and I attended this past weekend. It was a perfect follow-on to our ten days in France. The International Culinary Center in Campbell, CA was celebrating Bastille Day, France’s celebration of the […]

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Enoteca Properzio

Cin Cin! Celebrating the Food and Wine of Italy and Two Years of OMG! Yummy

Rewind: Summer of 2008 – A fascinating morning spent touring the ancient hill town of Assisi in the Umbrian region of Italy with our tour guide, Anne Robichaud. Following the tour – a private wine tasting arranged by Anne at Enoteca Properzio south of Assisi in a beautiful Italian hill town called Spello. The afternoon […]

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Sangrita, not to be confused with Sangria, is like a bloody mary deconstructed and made with tequila. This one is tomato-based, other versions are said to be made with the leftover fruit juice from a fruit salad.

Sangrita – What Makes Tequila Completo!

Since last August when we returned from our decadent and surreal vacation at The Grand Velas Resort in Playa del Carmen Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, I’ve been plotting to write a post about sangrita. Cinco de Mayo seemed like the perfect excuse. Yes, I meant to type SangriTa. A discovery we made in the pool bar […]

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