Category Archives: Beverages

Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail. Cheers To The Awesome King Post Kitsch.

Being a Vermonter, I am totally into maple syrup. A lot of my friends make their own, which is such an incredible feat. 40 gallons of sap yields 1 gallon of maple syrup. It is a labor of love, but … Continue reading

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Coconut, Rum And Lime Daiquiris. Cool New Music From Volcanoes.

Transport yourself right to a tropical paradise with these refreshing daiquiris. Easy to make and very easy to tip back. Coconut, Rum And Lime Daiquiris Ingredients: 1 cup (250ml) coconut cream 1/4 cup (60ml)coconut liqueur 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice … Continue reading

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Napoleon Champagne Cocktail

The last day of school. You know what that means? Cocktail time is more welcome than ever! While it is summer and the “living is easy”, it also means 4 kids to keep occupied all day. Therefore, a fun drink … Continue reading

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Brandy Crusta Cocktail. Catchy New Music From Monogem.

The Brandy Crusta cocktail, with its characteristic long lemon peel garnish and crusted sugar rim (the “crusta”), was invented around 1850 in New Orleans. It’s a refreshing, citrus laced drink with a kick. Sort of like a brandy margarita. Brandy … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Cocktail. Here’s To Don Draper.

Tonight is the midseason finale of the final season of Mad Men. So, if you are as huge a fan as I am, this is a night to look forward to. To celebrate, what could be more appropriate than Don … Continue reading

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Fantasy Island Cocktail

Remember this? “ZE Plane!” Ah, television in the 1970s. All In The Family, The Brady Bunch, The Bob Newhart Show, M*A*S*H, The Six Million Dollar Man, The Partridge Family, Mary Tyler Moore, The Odd Couple, Nanny And The Professor, The … Continue reading

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Some Recipe Ideas For St. Patrick’s Day. Got The Speks On The Stereo.

If you are looking for some ideas for Irish themed recipes to serve on St. Patrick’s Day, here are a few from previous ISITK posts. That is some delicious Irish Coffee in the photo above. The recipe is a classic … Continue reading

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Irish Cream Liqueur. I Am Not Lefthanded On The Stereo.

If you are a fan of Baileys Irish Cream, then you will love this super easy and super delicious homemade version. Just toss all of the ingredients into a blender and in 30 seconds you have a smooth, creamy, sweet … Continue reading

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate

One of the major challenges I face as a food blogger is getting some good photos of the things I make. When I am home alone, I can spend as much time as I need to photograph cookies, slices of … Continue reading

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Martini. Pillow Time In The Kitchen.

Peanut Butter Cups. Martinis. Yes. Yes. Definitely things I am always searching for. You make some homemade peanut butter cup infused vodka, then shake that with some milk and chocolate syrup for a creamy, nutty, sweet treat. I must add … Continue reading

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