National Lemonade Day

National Lemonade Day

National Lemonade Day Simple Sweet Lemonade   While the earliest evidence of lemonade, called qatarmizat, date back to early 11th-century Egypt, the closest version of today’s lemonade made its debut in Paris on August 20th, 1630. It was made with lemon juice,...
Bombes Away

Bombes Away

Bombes Away Raspberry Bombe Dessert The classic bombe dessert first appeared on restaurant menus back in 1882. Over the years, there have been many different versions of this dessert, but it can be made with fruit, ice cream, mousse, sorbet and even cake. A raspberry...
Vodka: To Freeze or Not to Freeze?

Vodka: To Freeze or Not to Freeze?

Vodka: To Freeze or Not to Freeze? To freeze or not to freeze?   That is the question. If you do a quick search online, you will find a plethora of articles written about whether this is a good idea or not. Straight to the point? It’s a matter of personal...
National Coffee Milkshake Day

National Coffee Milkshake Day

National Coffee Milkshake Day Shaking Up History The term “milkshake” first appeared in print back in 1885 and was used to describe an eggnog-type alcoholic beverage. However, by 1900, the milkshake morphed into a hand-shaken drink made of milk, crushed ice and...
National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day   Salted Caramel Affogato Did you know that Thomas Jefferson is credited with writing the oldest recipe for ice cream in the United States? For most folks, National Ice Cream day is celebrated with a cone or bowl filled with their favorite...
It’s Summertime!

It’s Summertime!

It’s Summertime! Friday June 21st is the First Day of Summer, National Seashell Day, and National Flip Flop Day all in one! You cannot beat three holidays in one… unless you pair them with amazing spirits and recipes!  Here are a few ideas to help you get...