Crafty Snacks for the Craft Beer Drinker

Crafty Snacks for the Craft Beer Drinker

It’s time to start thinking and planning out what sorts of food you will want to snack on while you watch the game. If you’re having or going to a party, you have probably thought of a few things already, but why not step outside the box this year? Craft beer is becoming a popular drink these days and you […]

Beer and Calories

Beer and Calories

It’s been a while since I posted. We put our home up for sale last year, and we just now sold it and it’s been crazy trying to find a new one. We weren’t really looking because we got bummed out about the crappy housing market conditions, thinking it would be Spring before we sold. Low and behold two offers […]

Sweet Tea Vodka recipes

Sweet Tea Vodka recipes

Sweet Tea Mojito 2 oz. Sweet Tea Vodka 2.5 oz. Club Soda Fresh Mint leaves Lime Juice (preferably from genuine fresh limes) Grab those beautifully fresh mint leave and muddle them up in a tumbler glass with a few squeezes of fresh lime juice. For best effect, go with genuine limes rather than the squirt. Fill the tumbler glass with […]

Sweet Tea Vodka Brands

Sweet Tea Vodka Brands

Experience the South. Existence is distinct down here. Life isn’t as fast, we move a bit slower, value our relationships, and live for our family and friends. Sweet Tea plays a big part in every day. Afternoons consist of Sweet Tea and lemonade. When we were feeling funky we would add some vodka to the mix. In 2008 everything changed. […]

Wine and Food Pairing Basics

Wine and Food Pairing Basics

What to do when your host asks you to “bring the wine.” Tips for choosing the perfect wine, even if you know nothing about wine. Wine and food pairing basics. Like any good party guest, you ask your host if there is anything you can bring. But do you break out in a cold sweat when they suggest you “bring […]

How Do You Make Homemade Wine?

How Do You Make Homemade Wine?

So – you have decided that you want to try your hand at making some wine. This article will describe the basic steps and some of the pitfalls to avoid to make sure your first batch turns out good enough to drink. First things first – how much wine do you want to make? I recommend at least 5 gallons. […]

Vegan-Friendly Alcohol

Vegan-Friendly Alcohol

You might not expect eggs or fish to be lurking in your wine, but you could be wrong! Did you know that not all alcoholic drinks are vegan-friendly? Many beers, wines, hard ciders, and liquors use a variety of animal products in their processing. The main culprits are isinglass (dried fish bladders), gelatin (from boiled cow’s or pig’s hooves and […]

10 Most Foolhardy Ways to Treat a Hangover

10 Most Foolhardy Ways to Treat a Hangover

Peruse the Internet, and you’ll find scores of articles and blog entries featuring the “best” methods for remedying your hangover. Some even include advice from the quotable Snooki, who says “the best cure is to drink margaritas the morning of, and you’re fine.” Double-fisting drinks at 9 a.m., however, isn’t the best way to make up for a regretful night […]

Good and Cheap Wine

Good and Cheap Wine

The question that seems to be on many non- or semi-wine geeks’ minds is a fairly simple one: “What is a wine that is both good AND cheap that I can find at a store near me and have for dinner tonight?” A very good question, and one that can often be overlooked in the geek-style chasing after obscure wines […]