Grapefruit Tiger Martinis

Yesterday, was girls night out.  My friend was coming to visit me and I wanted to make something special for us.  I had seen something on the Internet about the great fruit cocktail made with vodka and black pepper.  I posted to Facebook that I had gin and that I would post back once I had made my cocktail. There is a wonderful sauce in the same aisle as the Worcestershire sauce, and it is called Tiger Sauce.  This is a sauce that has been around for a very long time and if you haven’t tried it and I suggest you go and do that right away.  It gives our real kick to Bloody Marys! Here’s my recipe for Grapefruit Tiger Martini. Ingredients   1 cup gin Half gallon of pink grapefruit juice 1 tablespoon tiger sauce 4 grapefruit sections Freshly grated tri-color pepper Ice Club soda Directions In a … Continue reading

Spane’s Birthday – The Prep

Recipes in this post Birthday Grapefruit Cake Spinach Balls Ham Rolls Big Five Pepper Chili for the Nesco Sweet Corn Muffins Spane’s birthday is tomorrow, November 21, 2010.  He is going to be 7 years old!  So, like every birthday there is the preparation for the party.  This year will be the first one where he gave out invitations. Originally, we were going to have the party at Carr Park, but since it is supposed to rain, Amber volunteered to host the party at her house.  That meant sending out notices to everyone to let them know about the change of venue.  I hope everyone will make it.

Catholic Seder

“On this day you shall explain to your son, ‘This is because of what the LORD did for me when I came out of Egypt.” Recipes in this Post Grapefruit and Candied Walnut Salad Candied Walnuts Lamb with Balsamic Wine Sauce Couscous from Alisia at Favorite Place Balsamic Rose Strawberries with Angel Food Cake Recommended Products I am a practicing Catholic. What does that mean? It means I go to Mass every Sunday where I have Communion , I try to go to Confession once a month (and definitely before a Holy day), and I share the Good Word with others. When I was growing up I heard about the Passover Seder, and my mother had friends who were Jewish, but we never went to one. It was not until a year after I went through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) that I went to any form of … Continue reading