Toast Tuesday: Concocting crafts and cocktails

I live next to one of the most amazing parks.  I walk out my front door and I’m in 120 acre wooded off leash dog heaven.  It’s where I dust off the cooties of the work day, find peace, and my sanity.  Coe and I spend a great deal of time in this park, dayContinue reading “Toast Tuesday: Concocting crafts and cocktails”

Toast Tuesday: Toasting Life

In the new year, I am going to continue with Toast Tuesday, but with a twist. I am going to be toasting life. I will be trying new spirits, new cocktails, new recipes, new restaurants, meeting new people, and in short, trying all sorts of new stuff. It’s not like I have really ever hadContinue reading “Toast Tuesday: Toasting Life”

Toast Tuesday: Pulque

Before there was beer, there was Pulque.  Week 19 in our Year of Drinking Adventurously finds up discussing a cousin of mezcal.  I glossed over mezcal last week in favor of tequila, but to play catch-up for a moment, mezcal is a spirit distilled from agave, like tequila, but tends to be earthier and smokierContinue reading “Toast Tuesday: Pulque”

Toast Tuesday: Tequila

We all have that story.  You know, the one where we do shots of tequila and then end up ridiculously sick.  Mine was on my 21st birthday.  So was yours?!  It took me years to drink tequila again.  I was more scared of tequila than I was of whiskey… hmmm… maybe not… I am soContinue reading “Toast Tuesday: Tequila”

Thirsty Thursday: Nuestra Cocina

I’m a little embarrassed to say I drive by Nuestra Cocina all the time. It took me until a few months ago to check this place out. And now I’m hooked! I get off work at 4:15 and by the time I get over there the doors are swinging open at 5pm and the barContinue reading “Thirsty Thursday: Nuestra Cocina”