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Recipes

Missy’s Famous Margarita Recipe

I have been working on this recipe for years…..really.  There has been a lot of testing and discussion and each time we perfected it, well you guessed it, no one wrote it down!  This weekend we did and I am happy to share it with you: 1 cup tequila 1/2 cup Triple Sec 1/2 cup…

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Really Fantastic Hashbrowns

A big shout out to the Shantina for this product recommendation, Golden Grill Hashbrowns.  They are freeze-dried (don’t give up yet) so they don’t take up freezer space.  Simply add boiling water, let sit 12 minutes and then pan fry.  They are fabulous and taste the same as frozen.  They are a blend of hearty…

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The Best Ice for your Boating Beverages

  I set out to discover which ice cube would last the longest in my glass.  I chose 4 different types, restaurant cubes, home-made cubes from a tray, giant ice balls and, of course, diamond shaped cubes.  I tried this experiment last year but, in true Missy fashion, I got to talking and when I…

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A New Low Alcohol Wine Cooler

I have been looking for a light, refreshing cocktail for “in between” lunch and happy hour and I think I have found a great solution.  Casal Domingo is a non-alcoholic, wine-based cooler (0.5% alc./vol.) that has 110 calories per bottle.  Their website, which needs works, www.casaldomingo.com states that it comes in 8 flavours but I…

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My New Summer (under 100 calories) Cocktail

Always the optimist, I decided that the slow start to the summer this year would give me plenty of time to search the aisles of my favourite grocery stores to come up with some new snacks and beverages.  I am happy to report that I think I have hit this one out of the park. …

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