Tag Archives: Drinks

Orange Juice & Vanilla Ice Cream Cocktail

Yummy!!!! Quick and easy to make, this ice cream cocktail can be “spiffed up” to be super fancy, or something just to surprise the kids on a spring or summer day. Orange Juice & Vanilla Ice Cream Cocktail, for the … Continue reading

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Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Ice Tea – created in the 1970’s on Long Island, New York doesn’t actually contain tea, but is supposed to taste similar.  It’s a hugely popular drink, served almost everywhere.  I’m sharing this recipe as Sander is going … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Mix

Many cocktails call for a sweet and sour mix, or as it may be known’ sour’ or ‘sour mix’.  I’ve put a few variations of the mix recipe here — two are “no heat” versions, and one needs a 5 … Continue reading

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Christmas Wassail

Christmas Wassail 5 apples 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup port 4 12-ounce bottles of ale or dark beer, plus 1/4 cup 4 cinnamon sticks 4 cloves 1 Lemon, zest only 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground all … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum

Two recipes for this post, as they are sort of related.  First is the Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum — ice cream, apple cider, rum.. mmmmmm. Takes at least overnight for this recipe to come to fruition, but it is … Continue reading

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Halloween – Slushy Orange Punch

This is a great punch — it works well for kids parties, as well as other occasions.  We’ve used this at New Years, and Halloween and the kids all loved it.  It looks really festive, and suits the Halloween holiday. … Continue reading

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Introduction to Tea

Introduction to Tea The topic of tea will be continual — I plan on at least 5 posts – A basic introduction; All about pots, filters, & containers; How to prepare teas, The different kinds of teas (which may end … Continue reading

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