Christmas in January: Chai-Spiced Mulled Cranberry-Apple Juice

Posted on Jan 28th, 2014

I have thirty-four recipes in my queue waiting for photos and write-ups. That's a lot even for me! Many of these are very experimental and I want to play with them more before I make them public, but I also noticed a…

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Fourth of July Punch or Sangria

Posted on Jun 26th, 2011

I found the cutest recipe ever for Sangria on a blog last year. She sliced star fruit to make her Sangria look like the U.S. flag, just in time for Independence Day on July 4. It was ingenious. But why should the adults have…

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Hibiscus-pomegranate Tea

Posted on May 2nd, 2010

I drink quarts of this, or a variation on this, all summer. It's the perfect pick-me-up after exercise or yardwork. The recipe comes from a Moosewood cookbook that I once checked from the library. The hibiscus-pomegranate is…

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Strawberry Mango Margaritas and Smoothies

Posted on Apr 7th, 2012

The day was perfect for hanging out on the patio.  It was sunny and warm enough to wear shorts and sandals, and there was a light breeze blowing.  Butterflies were flitting among the blooming shrubs and perennials in the…

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Tried and tasted – Yogi Tea

Posted on Aug 31st, 2009

As we approach late summer, it’s cooling down a bit. That means that here in Houston, our projected high is “only” about 92, still too hot for hot tea. I drink a lot of fruity iced herbal tea during the approximately…

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