Lemon Pecan Biscotti

Lemon Pecan Biscotti

February 11, 2013
Biscotti is the plural form of the Italian word biscotto, which means cookie. Biscotti are simple to make, but are unique in that you bake them twice—the first time into a small rectangular-shaped loaf and the second time cut into strips so they can dry out. Don’t let the two-step [...]
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The Tom & Hazel Toddy

The Tom & Hazel Toddy

January 23, 2013
It’s that time of year when taking the chill off is the order of the day, so I’ve made you a Tom & Hazel toddy. The Tom & Hazel toddy is a take on the Tom & Jerry; that wintertime cocktail made from a mix of eggs and booze and served hot. This [...]
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SideCarriage Cocktail

SideCarriage Cocktail

December 28, 2012
The holiday season is a time for pretty lights, gatherings of family and friends, goodwill and cheer, and new beginnings. One of my favorite ways to celebrate it is with a SideCarriage cocktail. The SideCarriage cocktail, inspired by the classic 1940s Sidecar, starts with a base of apple brandy. It’s [...]
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The Dancer Cocktail

The Dancer Cocktail

November 26, 2012
Today my dad turns 85 and in his honor, I made him a cocktail. It’s called “The Dancer” because that’s what my dad is. For as long as I can remember, he was always dancing. He met my mom when he was a dance teacher. She was his student. They [...]
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