TGIF with a Brandy Alexander

Smooth and creamy, the Brandy Alexander is a delicious way to end the week. White and innocent in appearance, this "milkshake" is full of dark chocolate flavor with the benefit of a brandy kick. As an after...

TGIF with a Grapefruit Margarita

I must confess, the warm sunny spring weather we are having lately is making me a bit thirsty. As I sat outside on the porch a couple of days ago enjoying the sun on my pale winter face, the thought of a ma...

TGIF with a Lemon Basil Martini

image courtesy ~ Russian Girl in the Kitchen Few things seem to shout spring has arrived to me like fresh herbs, and what better way to savor the flavor of the season than with a Lemon Basil Martini.  Light...

TGIF with a Dublintini

Well here we are, the Friday before one of the most famous party holidays of the year. You might be surprised to know that while St. Patrick's day is often thought to be one of the biggest drinking days of the ...

TGIF with a Brown Derby

photo credit ~ Sylvie Shirazi I guess it was a couple of weeks ago while doing a bit of research on the history of the Oscars that I stumbled upon this delight, the Brown Derby, an interesting, slightly sweet...