• alcoholic,  frozen

    Blueberries + Creme + Lavender Frosé-Merlotsé

    Today I added a bullet to my professional resume: how to Photoshop my dogs out of blogging pictures. I was chopping vegetables for a salad when they came a runnin’. It happens to these Pavlovian creatures every time they hear me at work on the cutting board. For them, chopping sounds = treats.  It could be carrots, apples, ____ (insert crunchy vegetable or fruit here)–it makes no difference. Chow hounds, I tell ya! But healthy snackers, nonetheless. (Oh, who am I kidding? I don’t know how to Photoshop. I have to lure them outside with peanut butter treats so I can snap some shots without their interloping.) Today it wasn’t…

  • alcoholic,  frozen,  gluten free,  vegetarian

    Raspberry + Thyme Frosé

    This frosé screams SUMMER! It is just what these hot summer nights beg for. You know something else it screams? THE BEST WAY TO ADULT IS TO FROSE! This boozy, fruity slushee is light, refreshing, and for grown-ups only. I am on the fence about calling it frosé, though. I chose to use Merlot over rosé because it has more body and can hold up to the infusion of thyme. Instead of frosé, shouldn’t it be called Merlotsé? Raspberry + Thyme Merlotsé. Let me think about it… So about the thyme…At first I made regular raspberry frosé, and it was delicious. But I thought a hint of peppery thyme might…

  • drink,  frozen

    The Augusta Velvet Hammer

    If you are looking to woo your guests with a scrumptiously boozy and frozen delight, this drink I am here to help. If you are looking for a quick loosy-goosy feel on a festive night, this drink I can help with that, too. If you are looking for irresistible charm and beguiling wit, you have come to the right place. You will be the boss of all drinks delightful if you serve this sweet + creamy + boozy + dreamy milkshake for grown-ups at your next soiree. What is this magical elixir? It’s called a Velvet Hammer, and I think I have cracked the code for its enigmatic, closely protected…

  • drink,  frozen

    Tipsy Blueberry Milkshake

    WARNING: This is an “adults only” post. These milkshakes are for grownups. This grown up milkshake will make you feel like there is a party in your mouth. And the best thing about this party? You’re invited! Like the tipsy cherry milkshake, this recipe is also full-proof–you can’t screw it up. Even when it goes wrong, it is still right.  Boozy milkshake boo-boos are still very consumable (wink).   This one is my Tipsy Blueberry Milkshake. Drop by any time. My blender is always churning. Tipsy Blueberry Milkshake for 2   INGREDIENTS-ish*   1   cup tipsy blueberries + ½ cup 2   cups vanilla bean ice cream ⅓  cup whole milk…

  • drink,  frozen

    Tipsy Cherry Milkshake

    WARNING: This is an “adults only” post. These milkshakes are for grownups. Grown-up milkshakes make happy hour even more happy. Besides that, the recipe is full-proof–you can’t screw it up. Think about it: many recipe mess-ups go in the trash; however, boozy milkshake boo-boos are still very consumable (wink).   This one is my Tipsy Cherry Milkshake. Tipsy Cherry Milkshake for 2 INGREDIENTS-ish* ¾  cup of tipsy cherries + ¼ cup 2   cups vanilla ice cream ⅓  cup whole milk 2   ounces of bourbon           whipped cream           chocolate syrup           chocolate shavings   DIRECTIONS Add the ¾…