Mexican Martini

Like my Queso Compuesto post, I’ll keep it brief, but I want to intro this recipe with a little background. Never, before I moved to Austin, Texas, had I heard of, let alone sipped on a Mexican Martini. Basically, it is as if a Margarita took a Martini on an adventure and they got a…

Infused Simple Syrup for Cocktails

For use in cocktails, this formula for infusing simple syrup with the essence of all kinds of delicious fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices.

Fall Holiday Recipe Challenge

Many of you participated in my first recipe challenge for Savory Pumpkin/Squash Recipes. You can check out the round-up of those recipes here. This time around let’s share recipes for Halloween and/or Thanksgiving festivities. Get creative! What’s the best dish for pre or post-trick-or-treating? What kind of crazy dish could we bring to a Halloween…