Quick & Easy American Drink Recipes


Sep 12, 2020

Drink Essentials: On the Wild Side Bloody Mary Mix

By Andy Anderson !
If you like a good Bloody Mary, and you like them on the spicy/hot side, then...
Sep 3, 2020

Summer Essentials: Strawberry Yogurt Delight

By Andy Anderson !
It is Summer, and although it is inexorably winding down to Autumn (cannot wait), it is...
Sep 1, 2020

Blueberry Honey Vanilla Sodas

By Stefanie Bouchard
A perfectly refreshing soda for those beautiful Indian Summer days! Just the lightest hint of vanilla...
Aug 15, 2020

Spring/Autumn Essentials: Sparkling Sour Cocktail

By Andy Anderson !
This to me is a refreshing cocktail that goes wonderfully with the Spring and Autumn seasons....
Jul 16, 2020

Sous Vide Essentials: Easy/Peasy Cold Brew Java

By Andy Anderson !
It is Summertime and the living is easy… And, where I live it is dang hot....
Jul 11, 2020

Delightful Blueberry Cosmo

By Nor Mac
This is my version of a Blueberry cosmo. They go down easy and they are...
Jul 11, 2020

Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate

By Natalie Loop
Strawberries are handsdown my favorite fruit. That fresh sweet smell grabs my attention everywhere. I love...
Jul 11, 2020

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha

By Cathy Nunn
This is sort of a "copy-cat" recipe... Have you ever tried McDonald's Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha?...
Jul 7, 2020

Savannah Beach Sunset

By Vickie Parks
While watching the movie inspired by Nicholas Sparks' book, "The Last Song" (2010, Miley Cyrus, Liam...
Mar 18, 2020

Cocktail Essentials: The Sidecar – 4 Ways

By Andy Anderson !
The sidecar has been around for about a century. It was a time when sour drinks...
Mar 1, 2020

Raspberry Margarita

By Beth Pierce
These Raspberry Margaritas bring a little tequila, Grand Marnier and lime together for a delicious party...
Jan 31, 2020

Classic Bloody Mary Cocktail

By Beth Pierce
I am sure if you are anything like me than a good cocktail is an essential...
Jan 31, 2020

Holiday Hot Cocoa

By Pamela Dapice
This is a healthier version of a decadent, European hot chocolate. It's very thick, very rich.
Jan 15, 2020

Rick's Low Cal Instant Spiced Tea

By Rick Casteel
We used to have something similar in the 70s with a lot of sugar..... This is...
Dec 31, 2019

Cocktail Essentials: Bahamian Breeze

By Andy Anderson !
I had a bit of trouble coming up with a name for this drink. Do you...
Dec 30, 2019

Drink Essentials: Kicked Up Simple Syrup

By Andy Anderson !
If you make a lot of cocktails, you are probably familiar with simple syrup… You can...
Dec 26, 2019

Apple Cider Punch

By Amy Herald
This is a really easy and festive looking punch for any holidays during the season.
Dec 22, 2019

Creamy Caramel Frappuccino

By Beth Pierce
This delectable creamy caramel frappucino has five ingredients and takes less five minutes to make in...
Dec 14, 2019

Drink Essentials: Andy’s Good Stuff

By Andy Anderson !
This is proof that you should never leave me alone in the liquor cabinet. A nice...
Dec 2, 2019

Spiced Christmas Tea

By Adrienne May
Another cherished Christmas recipe! Hope you and your family enjoy it.
Nov 30, 2019

Holiday Essentials: Southern Eggnog

By Andy Anderson !
I love a glass or two of eggnog during the holiday season. But the stuff you...
Jul 31, 2019

So Good! Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie/Shake!

By Amy Herald
I've recently discovered PB2 powdered peanut butter and I LOVE the stuff. Ingredients are simple (peanuts,...
Jul 29, 2019

Drink Essentials: Sicilian/Russian Slushy

By Andy Anderson !
This humble drink began as a Sicilian Slushy; however, I did not like how the traditional...
Five Ways to Cook Potatoes

Five Ways to Cook Potatoes


Potatoes are a popular side dish in my house because they’re inexpensive and can be made in a variety of ways. A baked potato with butter, sour cream, and a bit of bacon makes my mouth water. Did you know there are thousands of varieties of potatoes? But, not all are equal and there are […]

10 Moist & Flavorful Pumpkin Bread Recipes

10 Moist & Flavorful Pumpkin Bread Recipes


Filled with spices of the season, pumpkin bread is a fall favorite. It can be enjoyed for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or dessert. A simple pumpkin bread recipe is delicious but many ingredients can be added to turn this quick bread into something special. Dates, cranberries, or chocolate chunks can be folded into the batter. […]

17 Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Recipes

17 Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash Recipes


All hail fall’s favorite veggie – butternut squash! Well, technically it’s a fruit because of its seeds but most treat it a vegetable. Come cooler weather this sweet and nutty winter squash first makes an appearance on our produce shelves. Super versatile, butternut squash can be stuffed for a main meal, incorporated into a quick […]