5 Simple Tips for Cooking with Alcohol

Cooking with alcohol is something that many professional chefs do but the process can be intimidating to the average cook. After all, you don’t want to set your house on fire and you don’t want your recipe to flop. Thankfully, there are a few simple tips...

The Holiday Hot Toddy

Christmas is a time for indulging, right? I mean, who doesn’t indulge for Christmas (and, indulge in everything). When Christmas season comes around, I give myself license to do all of those things that are usually unthinkable during the rest of the year:...

What’s in My Wine?

Have you ever consider what might be in that glass of red wine you had with dinner? You’re probably thinking that wine is simply crushed grapes that have been filtered and allowed to ferment. The truth is a bottle of wine contains quite a number of ingredients...

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cocktails

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful and since we’ve got no place to go, lets have a cocktail.” Okay, so that’s not how the song goes, but what warms the spirit better than – well – spirits?...