Sinfully Delicious Autumn Shandy’s

Summer’s last kiss was sweet as Mother Nature ushered in autumn and these sinfully, delicious sips are perfect for the arrival of fall. Pull up a chair and enjoy! Turning your favorite brew into an innovative “beer-tail” couldn’t be simpler with The Perfect Purée.  Manny’s Shandy, created by Manny Hinojosa with Magnolia beer, apple cider, The Perfect Purée White Peach Purée and nutmeg is a refreshing … Continue reading Sinfully Delicious Autumn Shandy’s

4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails

  Mother Nature holds her best bounty for late summer.  Whether you prefer the stone fruit’s juice dripping down your chin or blended into a thirst-quenching cocktail, the ripe peach is the belle of the ball. These dazzling Santa Margherita cocktails were served at the brand’s She Shed Event last week, where guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and experienced a variety of cooking demos from Top Chef … Continue reading 4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails

Garden Party Perfect Summer Cocktails

Summer dreaming in late spring. It’s torture to have consistently warm temps so close and yet so far. This time of year they flirt mercilessly with us, flitting in out of the forecast, giving us just a tease and a taste of sun-filled days. While all of the recipes below have a refreshing air to them, I have a weakness for  Prosecco and I find drinking a delicious … Continue reading Garden Party Perfect Summer Cocktails

Sunday Desserts; The Ripe and Juicy Peach

Sunday’s have always been a day for family. We would prep and pop a roast or a ham in the oven, spend the morning whipping up a decadent dessert for the evening and spend time talking, listening and laughing with the entire household gathered in one room. Folks are getting busy, children grow older, and they begin enjoying activities of their own with friends and … Continue reading Sunday Desserts; The Ripe and Juicy Peach

Cool Down with a Summertime Favorite; The Georgia Peach by Shaun the Bartender

Sitting under a tree in the cool shade while slowly sipping a chilled summer cocktail is a great way to take a break on a hot afternoon.  The fresh taste of peach and the snap of cold lemonade will rejuvenate the soul and refresh the body.   Georgia Peach 1 1/2 oz Vodka 1/2 oz. Peach Schnapps Splash of Grenadine Lemonade  Method:  In a highball … Continue reading Cool Down with a Summertime Favorite; The Georgia Peach by Shaun the Bartender

Wicked Bourbon and Peach Temptations

Hot summer days have me craving  the juicy peach, and I love walking the market in search of the best sweethearts of summer.  If they aren’t available yet in your local farmers market or roadside stand, they soon will be. Bourbon Peach Cobbler by Tyler Florence ( my fav ) for Food Network.  While searching for fantastic recipes the first one on my mind was … Continue reading Wicked Bourbon and Peach Temptations