Category Archives: Happy Hours

The Perfect Party Appetizers/Antipasto

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I love the picky foods at parties more than the meal itself! I can’t help it. Those little bites with a glass of wine or a special drink just get me in the mood to mingle and catch up. I’ve done many variations of an antipasto tray but I think this one for my Christmas Day dinner was my favorite… Read more »

Holiday Manhattan Anyone?

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I know what you’re thinking. I don’t post for weeks and then bam! Twice in one weekend! What can I say? I am writing this blog for pure enjoyment, and the second it doesn’t feel enjoyable, I step away. I’m a “do my best” type of person. I really don’t like to do things halfway, and fell that writing needs… Read more »

Drunken Apple – An Early Fall Cocktail

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Cozy sweaters, bonfires, falling leaves and the approach of the holiday season. Who doesn’t love Autumn? ┬áIt’s a busy time, for me anyway, and in a very good way. For me fall brings many opportunities to gather with family and friends that i didn’t see over the summer. It’s time to celebrate friendships and lots of fall birthdays. My friend… Read more »

Blueberry Tarragon Simple Syrup + 3 Drinks

Wine and beer are good standbys, but someties I want a drink that’s different, fancy, a drink that says “this is a special moment” and not the usual happy hour. And this past week was the perfect opportunity to make something fancy. My friend Mari invited us to Longport for a couple of days and I’m not one to accept… Read more »