India Inspired Punch

Many years ago we discovered this recipe for India Inspired Punch. As fall weather is a time to think about warming up it’s a natural fit with the combination of cinnamon and clove. You could easily serve this warm on a cold day. This drink is inspired by the flavors of chai tea. You change…

Cranberry Pomegranate Punch

Do you look for a great non-alcoholic drink to serve during the holidays? Something that will appeal to both kids and adults alike? I think this cranberry pomegranate punch is just what you’re looking for. This has the tang of seasonal pomegranate and a tiny bite from the cranberry juice. One thing I’m always looking…

I Love Making Apple Spice Tea

Fall is the time for apples and I love making apple spice tea. But nothing beats taking a family outing to a local farm – taking a hay ride out into the orchard, picking a bushel of apples and going home with the spoils. Our favorite local location is  Avila Valley Barn – do you…

Drink Floating Eyes

Go ahead and drink floating eyes. I’m not judging. These are a fun drink for your next Halloween gathering. Or even if you just want to freak out your dinner guests next time you have company over for dinner. If you’ve got adults coming you can top these off with a bit of gin or…

Peppermint Lemonade

Happy July! How is it possible that the summer is almost half way over? I just got an email from the kiddo’s school with the link to go and complete her registration paperwork for next school year. And while I’m at it, gulp – school starts back on August 21st! But despite this – there…

White Peach Lemonade

This white peach lemonade is too yummy to not share. Here on the central coast we’re finding delicious white peaches coming over from the San Joaquin Valley – you don’t want to miss these. This recipe is easy and a must have for summer entertaining.  Give it a try and drop me a comment telling…

I love Cafe Mocha

I had the hankering for a cafe mocha yesterday and instead of heading to Starbucks I went to another big national food chain that just opened in town. Disaster! Not only did it not taste good – I totally got sick later in the day (I can only assume it was from the strange “syrup”…

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Ole! This recipe for watermelon agua fresca is perfect for hot days. I hope you enjoy how simple this is to make. Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my sloCooking archive site. Watermelon…