Today is cold, wet, windy, grey, and dismal. It’s glorious.Continue reading Mulled Wine (Spiced Wine)
Greeks are coffee drinkers, viewing tea as something consumed for health rather than enjoyment. But there’s no rule that you can’t enjoy something you do for your health, now is there?
Hot cider and tea are nice touches for cold nights, but sometimes you want a little something more. A little somethin’-somethin’. You know. Booze.
It is amazing to think how much certain foods shape our memories, not because of the food itself, but because of what it is associated with. Even something as simple as some hot, spiced juice can become part of a key family tradition. Continue reading Mulled Apple Cider
I know that not everyone dreads the Halloween candy leftovers. There are some that I will sneak out of my kids’ stash for “sampling purposes”. Eventually, though, something needs to be done about the rest.
The weather is finally starting to cool down a bit. I know what you’re thinking: it’s the middle of October, of course it’s cooling down! Um, I live in the middle of California. It’s going to be near 90 degrees tomorrow. Things are relative, you know? So what this all means is that it’s time to switch out from our refreshingly cool iced frappes to our hot and comforting Greek coffees for our mid-day caffeine fix.