Drinks Archive

Dandelion Tea

Another great use of dandelions is to brew them into as a simple tea. It’s really easy to make. Simply steep a handful of fresh leaves and blossoms in hot water for 5-10 minutes. The tea is quite mild and reminds me of spring, which seems appropriate for the plant that truly is one of

Cider A La Mode

I love apple season and getting to have fresh-pressed cider is just an added bonus. The other night I was thinking about how much I wanted some apple pie but I wanted it RIGHT then. And since pie takes a while, I started thinking about what I could make instead. Cider. Spiced Cider. Hmmmm, could

Cherry Fizz

After coming home from picking cherries, I always like to give them a little washing. One of the biggest reasons is that the birds really love cherries and are all over the trees. Sometimes there are droppings that you may or may not see. Yuck. Just a quick little washing and gentle rub in cold

Coffee Latte Punch

Tonight I’m having a Christmas party and I’m looking forward to serving this creamy latte deliciousness. And although I’m not a coffee drinker, this cool drink is more like a dessert in a mug than anything else. You can find this recipe, as well as Christmas inspiration, decorating ideas, and Christmas cheer in my book, The

Spiced Pumpkin Sippers

Cooler autumn weather calls for warm cupfuls of deliciousness. These sippers incorporate what’s best about the season – pumpkin and pie-like spices. And yes, they’re beyond delicious!


It's going to be 80 degrees in Spokane today.  The perfect weather for Mintade! 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice, strained 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice, strained 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice, strained 6 cups icy cold water 1 cup fine granulated sugar* 1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn lots of ice Combine

Cloud Soda

  What better way to celebrate the coming of springtime than with a Cloud Soda?  For all those times you saw the perfect fluffy cloud and thought to yourself…I wish I could just scoop that cloud up and eat it! Now you can. To start, dip the tips of lollipop sticks into some honey and

Raspberry Swizzle

Imagine a fizzy raspberry creamsicle in a drink and you can imagine my Raspberry Swizzle.