This month we will concentrate a bit on mint and blueberriess. Blueberries are in season now at your local farmers markets and stands. Mint is always in good supply and somewhat invasive. We are also highlighting cucumber since it is light and refreshing and we are still in a drought. Very soon your gardens will […]
So here we are again… Gardening season, spring, our bodies are starting to wake up and lean towards the warmth of the sun- FINALLY! With that we start up our Thirsty Thursdays again. May brings the beginning of many flavors. This week we highlight Basil, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Blueberries and Lemon Verbena.
Here are the recipes for our September Thirsty Thursday cocktails: Pumpkin and Apple Cider Fizz Author: Brandon Matzek Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 1/2 oz. pumpkin puree (canned or homemade*) 1 1/2 oz. vanilla vodka 2 oz. apple cider 1 1/2 oz. ginger beer Instructions Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add pumpkin puree, vanilla […]
I LOVE the summer heat and a cool refreshing cocktail. What says cool more than a cucumber? Certainly not the back side of your pillow! Yes, cucumber is the theme this month along with crisp soda water, lemonade and my favorite; lemongrass. Here are the recipes for Thirsty Thursday : Siam Sip 2 shots Hendrick’s […]
What to and how to- Basil likes it hot, so wait to plant it until the daytime temperatures are above 70 degrees and night temperatures STAY above 50. Any chill will cause the leaves to blacken and curl. Basil needs rich organic well drained soil, and basil loves the sun. To harvest, take off […]