Food & History: March 3

March 2, 2018 0

Food & History: March 3 1634  Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston, Massachusetts. 1879  Elmer McCollum born,  a chemist who discovered vitamins A, […]

Food & History: March 1

February 28, 2018 0

Food & History: March 1 1784  E. Kidner opens the first cooking school in Great Britain. 1785  The Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of Agriculture […]

Food & History: February 20

February 19, 2018 0

Food & History: February 20 1703  Mount Gay in Barbados began distilling rum and is known to be the oldest existing brand of rum in […]

Monk’s Confession

January 11, 2018 0

Monk’s Confession   INGREDIENTS: 30ml Dark Rum 30ml Allspice Liqueur 30ml Ginger Liqueur 15ml Saint Germain Elderflower Liqueur 50ml Fresh lemon Juice Grapefruit Bitters Bitterman’s […]

Hot Toddy

January 10, 2018 0

Hot Toddy When the weather is cold or when you are suffering from a cold this should do the trick, even if temporarily.  It has […]

Allspice Dram

January 2, 2018 0

Allspice Dram Liqueur This came out of necessity.  I could not find it in any of my local retail liquor stores, and they are not […]

Barrel Proof

December 1, 2017 0

Barrel Proof & Cask Strength Barrel Proof or Cask Strength refers to any spirit which is aged in a barrel and has the full alcohol […]

Nutmeg Syrup

November 15, 2017 0

Nutmeg Simple Syrup   Nutmeg syrup is ideal as a secret ingredient to your Tiki and Polynesian drinks as a sweetener, but it is great […]

Mojitos Aruba

November 5, 2017 0

Mojitos Aruba In the downtown historic district of Aruba are some very beautiful buildings as they once where in Dutch Colonial times. In one such […]

Bahama Breeze

October 17, 2017 0

Bahama Breeze There is something to be said for restaurant chains.  They are warm, friendly, consistent and mostly reasonably priced. The fact that you are […]

Glencairn Club Glass

September 23, 2017 0

Glencairn Club Glass We are proud to present the Glencairn Club glass.  These glasses are not always easy to find in many stores. We do […]

Mojito Italiano

August 29, 2017 0

Mojito Italiano This is a great summer innovation to the classic Cuba Mojito.  It is all the same ingredient in a mojito, substitute basil leaves […]

Cooking with Wine & Spirits

August 29, 2017 0

Cooking with Wine & Spirits Wine, beer and spirits are great for cooking when done the right way. After all, wine, beer and spirits are […]

Orgeat Syrup

August 28, 2017 0

Orgeat Syrup Orgeat Syrup is basically a type of almond syrup. The recipe commonly used does include rose water or orange water if you make […]


August 26, 2017 0

Eclipse The big news this week was the Eclipse.  This is when the moon blocks the sun and if you have the right pair of […]

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