December 22, 2013
Christmas Pudding with Brandy Cream

Traditional warm Christmas pudding, typically served with a brandy cream, is even better in...

August 18, 2013

Cocktails made with elderflower liqueur are a nice change to your average drink.

July 23, 2013
cherries

Homemade brandied cherries is the fruit that keeps on giving.  Add them to to ice cream,...

May 17, 2013
Sangria

Fruity sangria is a beautiful and delicious springtime cocktail that also serves as a great...

December 11, 2012

This classic cocktail is one of the few that specifically calls for Armagnac brandy. For a classic...

November 8, 2012
old fashioned

A classic Old Fashioned is a cocktail made from muddling sugar and bitters until the granules of...

May 31, 2012
cherries

Cherries jubilee is a simple but delicious dessert. Fresh cherries (you can also use frozen or...

February 12, 2012

Beautifully elegant, yet easy to make. Do ahead and you can concentrate on your perfect intimate...

November 11, 2011
eggnog

Rich and creamy, no holiday is complete without eggnog.  Sure, you can buy the one from the...

November 3, 2011

We may be just on the cusp of November, but winter weather seems to be looming like a storm cloud...

October 30, 2011
crab bisque with brandy

Cooking and alcohol are quite the dynaminc duo -- while results can range from spectacular (added...

October 20, 2011
sangria

This refreshing cocktail is perfect for sipping on in the fall.  Fresh apples and warm cloves...

October 12, 2011
Rihanna Needs Liquid Courage Before Hitting the Stage

Even a star like Rihanna gets nervous before hitting the stage every night. The singer has admitted...

October 6, 2011
apples

Around the country this week, hundreds of orchards are gearing up for apple season - whether the...

August 23, 2011
peach pie

Today is National Peach Pie Day.  The last of the peaches are appearing in the market, ripe...

January 13, 2011

My mom's recipe for brownies with a classic cocktail twist. Read more at http://www....

December 21, 2010

A Simple Chinese Dinner

December 6, 2010

LONZA di MAIALE Questo è un arrosto da ….. incorniciare! E' un arrosto per tutte le stagioni,...

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