Apr 23, 2014

Limoncello: Best Dessert Recipes


Villa Masa Limocello

Oh Limoncello where have you been all my life?  I had never even heard of Limoncello before receiving this sample of Villa Massas, so I did so research about it and it's actually used in a lot of dessert recipes as well as cocktails.  That's what I'm talking about spirits that do double duty! 

Apr 16, 2014

Why Should you Buy Organic Spirits, Wine, and Beer?


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With warmer weather around the corner, (it has to come eventually right?),  I've been starting to play around with making cocktails.  I just learned how to make grenadine, and just recently tried some organic wine and Limoncello samples for my first ever product review.

Apr 13, 2014

How to Make Homemade Grenadine Syrup Recipe

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Years ago when I started trying to eat healthier I purged our pantry of all bad things.  One of those was grenadine because it's seriously just high fructose corn syrup (which you know is GMO) with artificial food colouring made from petroleum (which has been thought to possibly contribute to ADD.), and preservatives.

Mar 27, 2014

The Top 5 Most Productive Veggies We Have Grown: Grow More Save Time

Edibles can be pretty!  ornamental kale image via AZ Plant Lady

Well it's time to start planning your garden, even though it doesn't look like it today in Minneapolis!  We still have about a foot of snow on the ground, puddles and ice on the side-walks, and it's snowing as I write right now (just flurries).   But before you know it, it will be time to start planting so I am taking this time to finalize our garden plans for this year.  I think the best way to start planning your garden is to reflect on past experiences (assuming your not new to gardening), and to consider what you hope to accomplish with your garden this year.  What has worked for you before?  What problems have you had in the past?  What are your goals for your garden this year?