Category: Spirits

At This Moment…#3

At This Moment….is a series that I expand on the day to day things that I see, do, read, eat and drink, and share them with you so that you too may be inspired by some of these things. In turn, I hope that…

Spiced Gin Pear Cake and Washington Gewürztraminer

The arrival of Bartlett pears in the late summer marks the beginning of pear season, a season that then peaks in the fall. The beauty of fresh ripe pears is in the endless ways these sweet juicy fruits can inspire thoughts of Autumn desserts….

A Road Trip Stop in Richland, WA

With freckles of sagebrush, and rows of vineyards peppered among the terrain it is hard to believe that the mountains are just a couple of hours away. Washington may be the Evergreen State, however, the eastern part of Washington is prime grape country and the perfect place for a little wine tasting getaway.

Life is more than just a bowl of Cherries!

“Life is just a bowl of Cherries; Don’t make is serious; Life’s too mysterious.” Life is just a bowl of Cherries: Song by Doris Day I have often thought July should really be National Cherry Month instead of February. After all in the Pacific…

Indian Spice Fondue and a Mumbai Mule Cocktail.

When enjoying a cheesy fondue it is customary to stir in a figure eight pattern and make sure not to double dip. Swiss tradition also says if a man drops his nugget of bread into the pot, he buys the next round, and if…