Easy Pomegranate Lemonade

7 Reasons Not To Drink and Drive (as if you need more than one)

'Tis the season for giving and receiving and, my favorite part, overeating and imbibing ... which reminds me of this entry from the Archives last year, which also happens to be the last entry in my book/calendar.~~~~~~~1. You like your face.  I actually overheard someone once say "I don't drink and drive because I like my face."  I know, shallow yet wise.2. You like your limbs and other body parts....more
A very important reminder over this holiday season! The loss of life and harm to others because ...more

Introducing Doctor Alcohol and a Recipe for Spiked Apple Cider

Call it five-thirty on a Monday night.  My children, crashing around the kitchen like cymbals since they burst through the door two hours ago, are the chorus from a Greek tragedy interspersing wailing and lamentations oven my chosen selection for dinner while I fake cheerful questions about everyone’s day....more

My Favorite Christmas Glögg and More Hot Drinks to Keep You Warm

I can vividly remember the first time I tasted Glögg, the delightful Swedish Christmas drink made of heated wine and other spirits, and often served with raisins and almonds sprinkled on top. When I had my first taste of this dangerously delicious hot drink, I was spending Thanksgiving on a houseboat at Utah's Lake Powell and a friend named Jane had brought along a big jug of Glögg, which we heated on the houseboat stove and sipped from coffee mugs. As soon as I tasted it, I asked her for the recipe, and it's something I've been making for holiday parties ever since. Keep reading for Jane's fabulous Glögg recipe, plus a few more versions of Glögg I found. ...more

Sassymonkey, I love the sound of the warm cranberry cider. I come from a huge family of ...more