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May Your Friday Sparkle

May your Friday Sparkle with stars from a bottle. Those who know me know I am a lover of Champagne.  I think I was raised on it…it’s in my blood.  Some Fridays are just worth a little “POP” to celebrate the end of a crazy week and the beginning of a lovely weekend.  I’m not […]

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Chicken Scallopene with Mushrooms Recipe

Easy weeknight cooking chicken scallopine with mushrooms. Pounded thin, these chicken thighs will cook fast and stay moist. The lemony sauce is great with a side of asparagus! Wine Pairing: 2014 Joel Gott unoaked Chardonnay 13.9%abv $15.99 Ingredients 4 tablespoons salted butter, divided 2 cups thinly sliced mushrooms 1 teaspoon lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon […]

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Basil Mjito Mocktail

  In the same family as mint, basil takes this Basil Mojito Mocktail a step further, adding hints of clove and anise.  Muddling turns this refreshing drink bright green! Ingredients: 10 large basil leaves 1/4 C plus 4 tsp. superfine sugar, divided. 1/4 C fresh lime juice About 2 C clod Club Soda Lime wedges […]

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Passion Fruit Banana Smoothies

Passion Fruit Banana Smoothie Recipe ..a taste of the Tropics! Ingredients: 8 passion fruits including flesh and seeds 3 bananas 2 C nonfat, plain, Greek yogurt 2 TBS. honey 8-10 ice cubes Mint Sprig Directions: In a blender, combine passion fruit, bananas, yogurt, honey and ice cubes.  Blend until smooth.  Makes 2 large or 4 […]

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House-Made Tonic

It’s all in the tonic!  This house-made tonic from Nick’s Cove in Tamales California rises above the rest and breathes new life into a classic cocktail.  Together with Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin ( made locally in Sonoma) and lime, is “hands down” my fav!  We have been trying to replicate the tonic recipe.  With the […]

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Mexican Chocolate Mocktini

Happy Mocktail Monday!  In this “Mocktail Monday” Mexican Chocolate Mocktini recipe, cocoa powder is paired with cinnamon and almond milk for a tasty holiday treat. This is a perfect way to toast the holidays for those who prefer to sip a non-alcoholic cocktail.   Tip: Almond milk can be found in the beverage aisle of your […]

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