Tag Archives: oranges

Cara Cara Margarita & Rick’s Chickpeas

#HappyNationalMargaritaDay! I got home from work and I did this: I just threw together stuff I had in my kitchen and bar. And it was delicious. Cara Cara Margarita 1 and 1/2 jiggers tequila 1/2 jigger triple sec 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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60. Orange Duck

I can’t remember how long ago it was that I made this dinner, just that I prepared it in my parents’ kitchen. When was the last time before the last time I was home? (checks calendar) Oh. May. Shit. Well, … Continue reading

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Summer Sangria! (and a very special announcement)

It’s my 400th post!!!!Well, who the hell ever thought I’d get this far? Not me! For my 400th post, I wanted it to be a very special post. And it IS a very special post! But first, let’s get a little … Continue reading

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The Classic Old-Fashioned

Holy shit, that’s delicious! I said out-loud to absolutely no one when I had the first sip of this Classic Old-Fashioned. Here’s the skinny: 1 rough-cut brown sugar cube*** 2 dashes aromatic bitters 2 ounces rye whiskey 1 thickly cut … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Tom Collins (Vodka Collins)

So for the last snow day that I had, I had already exhausted all of the rum (actually, I take that back–I still have some dark rum in the cabinet above my fridge. Speaking of which, is that where everyone … Continue reading

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Beverage Bonus: Tequila Sunrise

Yesterday, during the winter storm, I thought that I could use a little ray of sunshine. Yeah, that’ll do the trick! How lucky am I that I just happened to have orange juice, grenadine, and tequila on hand? I was still … Continue reading

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118. Crepes Suzette

Every time I hear “Crepes Suzette” I think of the theme song to the Patty Duke Show. I feel for you, girl. A hot dog makes me lose control, too. So Crepes Suzette. What is there to say besides “yum?” … Continue reading

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87. Veal Parmigiano (Veal Cutlets Parmesan)

So, I picked up a guy at jury duty. No, really. I shit you not. Yeah, I was called in back in October (yes, that’s how far behind I am with the blog). It’s not the best way to spend … Continue reading

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