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Category: Cocktails

Cheers to Canada Day with Signal Hill Whisky

I love the food and beverage industry, there is so much to discover from regions across our great country.  Give me all the food and all the tasty cocktails!   My husband is also in the industry running 2 pubs in the city and when we got Signal Hill Whisky to taste and test out some Canadian themed cocktails, let’s just say we are both seriously…

Wine Country Gift Baskets~ the perfect gift for any occassion

I recently was gifted a lovely gift basket from Wine Country Gift Baskets.  A perfect treat to give this holiday season don’t you think?  Whether it’s a “teachers gift”, a “hostess gift” a “thank you gift” or “Just Because”, Wine Country Basket has something for everyone and every budget.  I love gift baskets because…

An Unconventional Cocktail to try this Christmas: The Jolly

Have you heard of or tried Hounds Vodka?  Well, let me tell you.  This is one smooth and delicious vodka and as a Ukrainian/Canadian, I take my vodki seriously 😉 Hounds vodka is special and unique in its own way.  It’s mineral infused vodka and I like to take it a step further and enhance my cocktails with even more minerals…

GUINNESS PRAWN TEMPURA with Chili Aioli & Rosemary Sea Salt

Welcome guests with this delicious shrimp appetizer by Clodagh McKenna.  As promised here is what I had the other night from the Guinness Canada event.  It was so good and if you make it please let me know.  As well, get the Guinness Gravy and Roasted Turkey with Pancetta recipe {here} and check out the fun night I had.   5 from 5 votes Print Guinness Prawn…

Celebrating the holidays with Guinness Canada: Roast Pancetta Wrapped Turkey with Guinness and Chestnut Stuffing

Last night I had a fabulous time hanging out with celebrity chef, Clodagh McKenna and Guinness Canada.  Clodagh shared some of her fabulous recipes and if you’re looking for something a little different and delicious in flavour, keep reading. First things first have a look at my fun night!  Like Clodagh, my kids are raised in a pub environment.  My husband runs a…

Tangled in Blue Gin Smash

I love entertaining.  Do you host more or tend to go out more?  With the Holidays quickly approaching you might be inclined to try a signature cocktail to welcome guests as they nibble on appetizers.   Have you ever thought to use wild blueberry juice to give your cocktail a “je ne c’est quoi?” for a fresh taste of wild…