Strawberry-Orange Margarita – and Sandra Lee

If there’s one thing we can all agree on about Sandra Lee, it’s that she knows her way around the cocktails. So when a mystery package containing two bottles of Sandra Lee pre-made margaritas showed up at my door, IRead more…

Rum Citrus Punch – Make some for your next picnic or barbecue!

I love tart flavors. Even as a kid, I was a fiend for pickles and vinegar & oil salad dressings, and pies filled with sour cherries. Sure, I liked sweet, too, but I was more likely to grab a dillRead more…

Gin and Dry Juniper Soda – A light and summery cocktail

I used to think that I didn’t like gin. What I eventually realised was that gin isn’t just one thing, and some gins are absolutely delicious. The funny thing about my dislike for gin for all those years is thatRead more…

Salmon Croquettes with Dill Sauce

My mom used to make salmon patties (she never called them croquettes) and they were actually a lot like these, so I was a little surprised to find them in a book called Soul Food Love. But I hadn’t madeRead more…

Half-Moon Taco Burgers

Ground meat isn’t unusual in a taco, but I decided to change things up by making half-moon shaped burgers that would fit neatly inside a tortilla. I flavored them with peppers and chili powder, melted cheese on top, and servedRead more…

Roast Pork Shoulder with Sepo Sauce

I bought a pork roast specifically so I could test a device called The Ribalizer. I’m reviewing it for my review blog, but when I’m reviewing a cooking tool, it usually means I’ve got some cooking to do. The RibalizerRead more…