Tag Archives: rum

Lightened up Piña colada

A low-calorie cocktail that doesn’t skimp on flavour! Summertime is finally here and I just want to eat all the fruit and vegetables in the world. I crave things that are light and refreshing when it’s hot outside, and that … Continue reading

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Warm Caramel-Apple Cocktail

After a week in Cuba, I have warm breezes and cocktails on my mind, although I realize that my fantasies are highly unlikely to melt the huge snowdrifts around my home. I always bring a bottle of rum back from … Continue reading

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Homemade Classic Eggnog

I’ve always had a thing for eggnog. As a kid, it seemed like an exotic indulgence, but I always wondered why adults had to doctor it with alcohol to enjoy it. Once I grew up, I began to appreciate the … Continue reading

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Grilled Strawberry Daiquiri

I’m not usually a fan of fruity drinks – I generally find them overly sweet – so this grilled daiquiri is a game-changer for me. Grilling the ingredients prior to blending not only adds a subtle smoky element to the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Mojito

It’s exciting to see cocktails making a comeback on restaurant menus in my city. There’s something oh-so-sophisticated about starting an evening out, a party or even just a nice meal at home with a carefully prepared drink that doesn’t just … Continue reading

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Pecan Pie

This sweet treat is commonly associated with the Southern United States, where the majority of the world’s pecans are grown. Pecan pie, while considered a classic, appears to be a relatively recent invention – culinary historians say the earliest known … Continue reading

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