Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, Recipes

Holiday Classics Week 7 – White Christmas

  Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen, Bing Crosby, and Danny Kaye star in this classic 1954 holiday musical, White Christmas. The movie is made stellar not just by the singing and dancing (Vera Ellen is unreal), but also by the costume design of Edith Head. Every single costume is a work of art, and I spend… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 7 – White Christmas

How To, Recipes

Holiday Classics Week 6 – A Charlie Brown Christmas

The Peanuts crew always means the holidays are officially here. This totally 21st century thing of watching programs on demand has robbed us of that delicious anticipation of waiting for the holiday classics to air. Not that I am complaining. I am the first to watch White Christmas or Christmas in Connecticut 156 times from… Continue reading Holiday Classics Week 6 – A Charlie Brown Christmas

Holiday Classics Home Cinema Series, Recipes

Sally’s Sangria

Sally's Sangria We sense there is something in the wind...Nightmare Before Christmas is one of our all time favorites and will be on repeat from the middle of September until after Christmas. Much like her, Sally's Sangria is spicy and sweet all at once. Our 7 Syrup gives this sangria a depth from all of… Continue reading Sally’s Sangria

Bourbon Heritage month, Recipes

BH Month, Day 29 – Hot Whiskey Toddy

The Whiskey Toddy With all of the rain here this week, we are reaching for something warmer. Nothing beats back cold rain like a warm cocktail. The king of warm cocktails is undeniably the hot toddy. Its roots reach back to colonial India where the British appropriated a local beverage made from fermented palm sap… Continue reading BH Month, Day 29 – Hot Whiskey Toddy

Bourbon Heritage month, Recipes

BH Month, Day 24 – Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine Mulled wine originated in the 2nd century by the Romans who would heat wine to defend their bodies against the cold winter. As its popularity continued to grow throughout the middle ages, Europeans would mix heated wine with spices because they believed it would promote health and avoid sickness. They would also use… Continue reading BH Month, Day 24 – Mulled Wine