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BOOZY PUMPKIN SEEDS

Pumpkin seeds, meet your new best friends: rum and bourbon. It’s that time of year we’ve all been waiting for: decorative gourd season. Elaborate jack-o-lanterns are adding spooky flair to doorways across the country and everything from beer to coffee is spiked with pumpkin. But when kids (and, okay, many adults too) carve those pumpkins, hold … Continue reading BOOZY PUMPKIN SEEDS

Pan Seared Scallops Recipe with White Wine and Herb Butter Sauce

Ingredients 15- ounce tub of Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil + reserve 1 tablespoon 8 finely minced cloves of garlic ½ peeled and finely minced shallot juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh chives 2 pounds of scallops foot removed 1 tablespoon of olive oil ¼ cup of white wine Kosher salt and fresh … Continue reading Pan Seared Scallops Recipe with White Wine and Herb Butter Sauce

Sea Salt Bourbon Pecan Cookies

INGREDIENTS FOR COOKIES 1 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup butter , softened 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt FOR THE FILLING 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla sea salt for sprinkling FOR GLAZE 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons bourbon 1 tablespoon heavy cream (1-2 teaspoons more if needed) INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 350°. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside. In a … Continue reading Sea Salt Bourbon Pecan Cookies

Lobster Tails with Honey Garlic Butter White Wine Sauce

Broiled Lobster Tails with Honey Garlic Butter White Wine Sauce is a fancy, classy and best of all EASY to make recipe. Ready in under 20 minutes, let the oven do all the cooking for you! Full of flavour, there’s no need to go to a restaurant for chef-tasting, slightly charred lobster tails! Ingredients 4 6oz (170g) … Continue reading Lobster Tails with Honey Garlic Butter White Wine Sauce

Dublin Iced Coffee

Makes 1 Servings A delicious mix of caffeine, dessert, and danger. INGREDIENTS 2 oz. strong cold-brew coffee 2 oz. stout (such as AleSmith Speedway or Guinness) 1½ oz. Irish whiskey ¾ oz. simple syrup 1/2 ounce heavy cream Freshly grated cinnamon stick (for serving) RECIPE PREPARATION Mix coffee, stout, whiskey, and simple syrup in a … Continue reading Dublin Iced Coffee

The Best Places to Drink a Pitcher of Beer in Toronto

The best places to drink a pitcher of beer may not necessarily have the fanciest interior design or a curated wine list, but the suds are cheap and they’ve got tons of heart and character. Here are the best places to drink a pitcher of beer in Toronto. Sneaky Dee’s This legendary Little Italy punk bar has a … Continue reading The Best Places to Drink a Pitcher of Beer in Toronto

BAILEYS IRISH CREAM PANCAKES

INGREDIENTS 3tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (1 1/2 ounces) 2tablespoonsgranulated sugar 3⁄4teaspoon salt 1large egg 2⁄3cup milk 1⁄3cup irish cream (such as Baileys) 1 3⁄4cups cake flour (7 ounces) 3 1⁄2teaspoons baking powder 4tablespoons butter, for cooking pancakes and to garnish maple syrup, for serving DIRECTIONS Whisk butter, sugar, salt and egg in medium bowl. Whisk in milk and Irish cream liqueur until combined. Add flour and baking … Continue reading BAILEYS IRISH CREAM PANCAKES

THE 4 BEST WINE PAIRINGS FOR A CLASSIC PANCAKE DAY PANCAKE

If you live in the UK and are enjoying pancakes today it’s most likely the classic kind, simply topped with lemon juice and a sprinkling of crunchy sugar. But what to drink with them? A combination of sweet and sour is never that easy to handle in wine terms. The sweetness can make accompanying whites … Continue reading THE 4 BEST WINE PAIRINGS FOR A CLASSIC PANCAKE DAY PANCAKE