May 3, 2016
Cucumber chili margarita

This Cinco de Mayo we'll be stirring up pitchers of these refreshing Cucumber Chili Margaritas...

May 2, 2016

If you plan on watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend (May 7, 2016), then you'd better stock...

April 7, 2016
beer

In the last decade, beer has received a face lift and is more popular than ever.  Craft...

January 28, 2016
Pumpkin smoothie

Move over fruit, pumpkin is now joining the smoothie fun! I never thought to use pumpkin puree in...

January 22, 2016
smoothie

With cold season in full swing, it's always a good idea to have a natural remedy at your...

December 30, 2015

Playing bartender at your own New Year's party can get exhausting quickly.  My strategy is...

December 16, 2015

Oh, the weather outside is frightful,
 But this cider is so delightful.
 And since we've got...

December 8, 2015

We arrived at the Mediterranean style inn and were immediately greeted with a smile and a glass of...

December 7, 2015

First Movement- The Pristine Lake Chelan We had three regions to cover, with lots of good food and...

December 1, 2015

The holidays are for family, friends, food and the clinking of glasses. What better way to cheer...

November 7, 2015

The holidays are creeping up on us, so it's time to start planning your entertainment for...

November 5, 2015

I was blindfolded, led into a room, and seated at a table. My “guide” gently took my...

October 23, 2015

We have a lot to brag about here in Washington State and when it comes to our craft spirits, well,...

October 22, 2015

There was a great Tea Party at this year’s annual International Food Bloggers Conference in...

August 10, 2015

“It’s the water” was a famous ad slogan of the Olympia Brewing Company. Of course...

July 25, 2015

Summer parties are much less of a hassle to put together than during the winter months. It's...

July 25, 2015

Summer is jam packed with pool parties, cookouts, camping and other fun-filled activities.  My...

July 24, 2015
Robert Ramsay

Serving French style wine in a neighborhood wine bar is certainly a touch of class that Robert...

July 9, 2015

Some rewards come easy and some take just a little work. We opted for a little work and hiked on...

July 2, 2015

Red, white and blue jello shots add an extra special touch to your 4th of July party.  These...

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