Like so many Italian dishes enjoyed widely in America, you might assume that penne alla vodka originated straight “off the boat.” But like New York-style pizza and even most iterations of baked ziti, this delectable dish is really more of a hybrid; it’s Americanized Italian food. This of course doesn’t take away from of its deliciousness. I like to […]
2017 has gotten off to a rough start. And in the midst of trying to stay ahead of the news — real and fake — and preparing a well-stocked apocalypse bunker if and when things go ridiculously south (we recommend lots of booze and cheese), you may have found yourself (understandably!) craving a little bit of childhood nostalgia. […]
The Northern Hemisphere is well into winter, and some of the coldest days are yet to come. In much of the U.S., however, spring-like temperatures are already upon us. Maybe it has to do with the fact that global temperatures have risen for a third straight year and winter just isn’t what it used to […]
Send all queries to: email@example.com My husband and I both love red wine but we are retired and on a fixed income, so buying the best bottles is just not in our budget. We have found a few boxed wines we like and we tend to keep it in the fridge so as not to […]
The beverage industry has been saying that flavored vodka is dead for years. Yet there they sit on liquor shelves and discount racks across the country. A glut of bottles without a home, gathering dust while hip young guys with mustaches hit the bourbon aisle and baby boomers spend their retirement money on liquor that […]
My youngest child once peed in my wine glass. While there was wine still in it. Yes, you read that right. He. Peed. In. My. Wine Glass. Naturally, that resulted in me drinking straight from the bottle.
Thanks to vodka’s reputation as the tasteless alcohol that’s perfect for shots or as a base for an easy-drinking cocktail, many might mistake it for being a ”simple” liquor. But in fact, there is a lot to know about vodka.
Today I’m putting together a martini with a lot of citrus and just a little bit of sugar that’s perfect for day drinking. The fresh citrus gives this cocktail a refreshing feeling when you’re out in the hot sun, and the touch of sugar helps to balance out all the acidity.
We all love Prosecco (even thieves, apparently), but some hot summer days call for something bubbly that packs a bit more punch. Enter our new go-to recipe, the Mint Cucumber Prosecco Sparkler. Combine Prosecco, vodka, mint, cucumber and lime for an easy-to-make, refreshing summer cocktail that will help you wind down after a long day […]