Cherry Rum and Coke Slushy

Fresh cherries, coke, and a healthy dose of rum, frozen to slushy perfection. This is a fun cocktail with a hint of nostalgia for a hot summer day. Watch out for brain freeze! The idea for this cocktail started from the memory of cherry limeade. Its sweet-tart flavor and loads of crushed ice call out […]

Eggnog

Creamy egg custard with freshly ground nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, and a splash of spiced rum. I never liked eggnog growing up. Only ever trying store-bought. For years and years, I thumbed my nose at it. Then a friend of mine made me some homemade eggnog. I was skeptical, but I tried it. I was oh […]

Cranberry Goat Cheese and Almond Crackers

Creamy goat cheese with spiced cranberry jam and homemade almond poppy seed crackers. A few years ago, I stumbled upon a seasonal cranberry goat cheese log at Costco. I was curious, so I bought one to try. I thought it was quite good, especially for holiday snacking. The following year I looked for the cheese […]