We have been having hot weather here in the Canadian Rockies. It has taken our testing of different cocktails towards cool refreshing drinks. On this occasion we made Long Island Iced Tea. Continue reading Long Island Iced Tea
My buddy and I have been sampling classic cocktails. He saw this recipe while we were researching them. It isn’t classic but he wanted to try it. Life is rough but we do what we must do. Continue reading Absolut Pomegranate Julep
My buddy asked for a whole roasted chicken that was carved. I thought that would be a little boring but took on the challenge. I decided to increase the flavour and do Piri Piri chicken. If you are going to roast a chicken, it just have to have roasted potatoes. so I did Greek Potatoes under the chicken.
The warm weather continues here in the Rockies and so does our sojourn through classic cocktail inebriation. The current effort, a Gin Fizz.
When it comes to Sangria, I am a traditionalist. It is red wine with citrus fruits added. However, when I posted my Classic Sangria Recipe several people referred me to white wine sangria recipes and She Who Must Be Obeyed “suggested” it would be nice to have some white wine Sangria. Who was I to argue? Continue reading OFG Summer Sangria
Our journey through the world of classic cocktails continues. This time, we make Planters Punch. Continue reading Planters Punch
I had company coming over for dinner and wanted to make something a little special. I decided on Smoked Stuffed Pork Loin. Continue reading Smoked Stuffed Pork Loin
My buddy bought a house with a small cherry tree last year and was coming to dinner. He invited me to pick the cherries. It must be time for Cherry Cobbler.
This post is more about process than a recipe. A frequent quick meal here at Passing Wind Estates are boneless skinless chicken thighs rubbed with seasonings and then quickly cooked on the barbecue. They are ok but get a tough surface in my opinion. I wondered if brushing them with some olive oil before grilling them would improve the texture.
The sampling of cocktails continues with Lynchburg Lemonade as it was hot and we needed something refreshing.