CinniBird: 2015’s Most Noteworthy Kitchen Gadgets

No matter how many times we study our bestie barista artfully pour milk into a rich double shot of espresso, we just can’t recreate the foamy graphic as gracefully at home. (It’s a wrist thing, right?). Now this hand-held kitchen gadget is about to erase our latte art envy for good and help us up…

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Seattle’s Blood Orange Pomegranate Margaritas

Bottoms up and hale to the winning team!  I’m not playing favorites or predicting who will win the Super Bowl this Sunday. However, I wanted to offer a recipe from the fair city of Seattle. Next up is New England fare; to honor both teams. Whether you’re entertaining at home or tailgating drinks on the…

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Christmas; Eat, Drink & Be Merry! Holiday Fare & Drink of Film & Song

“Marshmallow World” by Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It’s the time for play, it’s a whipped cream day I wait for it the whole year round.” Homemade marshmallows? Yes! Are they worth the effort? Absolutely! Plus, they’re really not difficult…

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Creamy Hot Caramel Apple Cider

Taking pleasure in a steaming mug of this creamy calming cider is reminiscent of enjoying a freshly-made, real caramel apple from Grandma’s kitchen! Remember when? Sure to warm the soul on chilly autumn nights. Complete & utter relaxation… I’ve made these amber glowing concoctions on several occasions for the likes of all ages and their…

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Cantaloupe Banana Honey Yogurt Chia Cooler

Here’s a healthy, energy-filled and nutritious way to cool down during these end days of summer. Sigh, yes, I said “end” Or at least “ending.” Melons are so plentiful right now so seize the opportunity to enjoy cool and refreshing melon coolers. Watermelon, casaba, honeydew and other melons in season work just as nicely. The…

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Kiwi Lemon Pineapple Fizz Featuring Strawberry Ice Cubes

This cool, refreshing summertime drink gets better and better as the ice cubes melt and impart more of their strawberry goodness. This is non-alcoholic, but you can add your favorite spirits to give an extra kick. I rubbed lemon juice along the rim and dipped in sparkling sugar to make it sparkly and to add a…

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Preserve Your Superb Herbs!

Is your basil bushy? And your oregano out of hand? Yes, we all have wonderful intentions for our herb gardens and get overly zealous and buy every potted herb in sight at the nursery during the onset of summer, but now what? Preserve your herbs! It’s simple quick and tastefully easy! Dig out your ice…

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Coffee o caffè? Making Sense of it All!

We all know what coffee is and how we normally prefer to drink it, but what about the other “caffe’” choices and items on the menu? With all the different types of coffee beans and beverages available at coffee shops today, it can be a bit perplexing when it comes to exploring other options. Rather…

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