Category Archives: Beverages

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate with James Joyce and Guinness Inspired Recipes

By: Melanie Several years ago my husband and I traveled to Europe and the UK.  At each destination, our wanderings were influenced by my love of two things (not surprisingly), food and literature. In Florence, our trip was built around … Continue reading

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How to Make Eggnog: An Easy, Scrooge Approved Recipe

By: Melanie Though December is only half over, I’m already starting to feel that dread, that familiar letdown that can only mean one thing: Christmas is over. My husband, Brian, and I (both of us are long time lovers of … Continue reading

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The Perfect Holiday Cocktail: A Clockwork Orange Vodka Fizz

By: Melanie Hooray! The holidays are upon us once more. Tis the season! The season for indulging.  For chex mix, cheese logs, pecan pies, deviled eggs, and jell-o molds.  (Or not. maybe you’re looking to be sensibly abstemious this go-round. … Continue reading

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A Food Revolution: Inspirations from Che Guevara’s Motorcycle Journey

by: Christy In The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey, Ernest “Che” Guevara travels across South America on a broken-down motorcycle and on foot (after “La Ponderosa” (name of the motorcycle) expresses its last breath). He’s a young … Continue reading

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How to make Butterbeer and What to be for Halloween

by Christy It’s that time of year again… time to load up on pumpkins, enjoy the fall color change, and pull out the crock pot for a batch of simmering soup.  Soon, we’ll see ghosts, goblins, witches, superheroes, princesses and … Continue reading

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How to Make Flavored Coffee: Spice up your morning

By: Melanie I love coffee. I love everything about it. But, for a coffee freak, I am, perhaps surprisingly, not one of those people who wander out of bed needing that jolt of caffeine in order to start the day. … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Drowned in Espresso, not at Hedeby Island

By: Christy Perhaps you’ll notice that the title for this post is inspired by The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,* which I just finished reading a few weeks ago. While I read, as I pondered the mysteries and suppressed cravings … Continue reading

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How to Make Sweet Tea, and where to enjoy it-Beaufort SC’s waterfront

By: Christy I just recently finished reading Pat Conroy’s The Water is Wide, a must read for any Lowcountry resident who works in education. It is a story based on Conroy’s experiences teaching on what most consider to be Daufauskie … Continue reading

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Blog battle plan: read, eat, repeat

The idea for this blog came to us while chowing on chips, salsa, and–of course–sipping on margaritas at one of our local favs, La Hacienda (coincidentally, the same site of another creative brainstorm, but more on that later…) We were, as usual, sneaking in a pre-book club … Continue reading

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