Sangria by Vonnie Hughes

Fellow author Vonnie Hughes joins me in the virtual kitchen today with a sangria recipe that can be made with or without alcohol. Just because New Year’s Day has passed doesn’t mean the parties are over. Take it away Vonnie! This is a lovely beverage to serve over the holidays. The color is festive and…

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Shaken not Stirred: Michael Weltz Discusses the Perfect Martini and Playing Chess with Dead Men

The Straight Martini by Michael Weitz Let’s talk about olives. Specifically, green olives. I’ve always been a fan of green olives, the kind with the cheery red pimento stuffed inside; they have a flavor that can’t be compared to anything else, they’re just…olivey. As a kid I remember pictures, posters and TV ads for restaurants,…

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