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pomegranate molasses cocktail in a copper mug w limes and mint

Pomegranate Molasses Cocktail: Minty Pomegranate Mule

This pomegranate molasses cocktail, inspired by the ever-popular Moscow Mule, is a refreshing twist on a classic. Turns out pomegranate molasses is ideal for any part of your meal – sweet, savory, or beverage!

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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!

Sangrita is a non-alcoholic mixture you drink alongside tequila. Not to be confused with sangria – sangrita is a tomato or fruit-juice based beverage. Depending on its region of origin, the ingredients change but it is always intended to complement and bring out the flavors of the tequila it accompanies.

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how to make and use pomegranate molasses

How to Make 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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date smoothie

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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