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Month: July 2018

Cocchi Americano-Gin Spritz

Cocchi Americano-Gin Spritz

Cocchi Americano is an Italian aperitif wine that is wonderful on its own and in cocktails. Its spicy, floral aroma pairs really nicely with gin in this refreshing spritz-y cocktail. Print Cocchi Americano-Gin Spritz Servings 1 cocktail Ingredients 1.5 oz Cocchi Americano 1.5 oz Gin […]

Zucchini & Blossom Fillo Tart

Zucchini & Blossom Fillo Tart

We’ve been eating squash blossoms for a couple weeks now but the first of my zucchini just grew big enough to pick and eat this week. I wanted to do something special with the inaugural zucchini and this zucchini & blossom fillo tart was the […]

Summer Berry Tiramisu

Summer Berry Tiramisu

This summer berry tiramisu is fun to make and is great for feeding a crowd! My friends and I do a weekly cooking night where we get together and each make part of a meal, usually Italian, usually delicious and always with good wine. We […]

Florentine S’mores with Homemade Marshmallows

Florentine S’mores with Homemade Marshmallows

We love camping in the summertime. Hiking, swimming, sitting around the fire and of course cooking outdoors! Nothing says summertime outdoors quite like roasting marshmallows and making s’mores. In fact, when I was in college and hosting Japanese exchange students, I wanted to show them […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Peek-a-boo Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Peek-a-boo Cookies

As a brewing QA manager, my job revolves around accuracy and consistincy. All of my measurements need to be spot on when running chemical or microbiological analysis and I’m constantly harping on the brewers to ensure they’re doing everything they can to make this batch […]