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Ouzo Cured Salmon

April 1, 2013 | 4 Comments

Being of Greek descent, I adore Greece’s national liqueur Ouzo.  Sipping it slowly with a simple meze might be traditional, but today, I’d like to break that tradition and up the ante slightly by “cooking”...

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Tequila and Lime Marinated Steak

March 7, 2013 | 24 Comments

When I think of tequila and limes, I think of warmer climates and relaxing vacations.  I think of margaritas and salt-rimmed glasses.  I do not think of using tequila and lime as a marinade for...

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Gin and Tonic Sorbet (and Cocktail)

February 18, 2013 | 23 Comments

While many of our readers are looking forward to spring, here in Australia, we are wrapping up summer. My favourite cocktail in the summer months is definitely a Gin and Tonic. Piled with ice and...

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Edibles: Grand Marnier Chocolate Soufflés

February 14, 2013 | 1 Comments

Nothing screams Valentine’s Day like a soufflé. This is a decadent, light and airy dessert that is made even better with the addition of copious amounts of chocolate. And because it’s for Valentine’s Day, we’re...

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Edibles: Boozy Valentine’s Day Candy Hearts

February 4, 2013 | 10 Comments

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to overdose on candy! When it comes to conversation hearts, there are two parties. There are those who hate them and...

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Edibles: Irish Coffee Ice Pops

January 24, 2013 | 20 Comments

The humble Irish Coffee is getting a little bit of a makeover today.  I’m transforming this simple concoction of strongly brewed coffee, Irish whiskey and lightly whipped cream into an ice block.  This Irish Coffee...

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Edibles: Irish Coffee Cupcakes

January 10, 2013 | 11 Comments

If you’re a big fan of Irish coffee, then you’ll be a big fan of this delicious treat. How could you not be? This recipe brings the three most important flavors of this classic beverage–coffee,...

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Edibles: Chambord Cherry Cake

December 20, 2012 | 10 Comments

The holiday season demands champagne. The two seem to go together perfectly. When you hear that cork pop, it’s like permission is being granted to have fun.  When we want to honor someone, we raise...

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Edibles: Eggnog Rice Pudding

December 13, 2012 | 12 Comments

If you’re looking for a new spin on the traditional eggnog this holiday season, then eggnog rice pudding is the answer. It will be your salvation. It has all of the delicious flavors of that...

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Edibles: Apple Crisp Shooters

November 15, 2012 | 13 Comments

There are few things we fight about in my house. During the holidays these fights are intensified and far more frequent. The quarrels are not the typical ones that might come to mind with regards...

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