Today marks the 80th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st amendment, repealing Prohibition. Celebrate your American right by dabbling in a few DIY delectations of the libationary variety. (And all can be made as holiday gifts!)
A symphony of cello's is a post that explains you from A to Z how to make beautiful liqueurs like Bergamocello, Lamponello and Zenzerino yourself. Those unknown little brothers from the famous Limoncello are easy to make, you just need to know how,
Herbal oymels are sweet and sour blends of herbal infused vinegars, honey, and spices that can be enjoyed by the spoonful or used to make refreshing drinks. Violet oxymel is a delicious springtime treat that can be enjoyed through the summer as well!
Acid cheeses, like mascarpone and ricotta, are some of the easiest, quickest cheeses you can make at home, not to mention much less expensive and tasty than store-bought. This year I baked my holiday pumpkin pie with freshly made mascarpone. Yum!
A glowing ruby red relish is perfect for the holiday table and gift giving. Red pears, pomegranates (with nifty video!), cranberries, red onions and red pepper make it -- you guessed! Crimson Christmas relish.
Try this recipe this holiday: Orange Ginger Cranberry Sauce. With the addition of ginger and orange the cranberries really sing. So much so that my husband and I polished off a jar with a roast chicken!