Eat & Drink your way through the Stanley Cup Playoffs

If you opt to forgo paying for expensive Stanley Cup playoff tickets and remain home to watch the games on a big screen TV, there are endless food and drink options outside the usual ‘sports’ food choices. Get serious and liven up your  Stanley Cup Playoff viewing experience with creative and delicious culinary menus. ♦♦ BEER…

Drinks: Hot Toddy

Did you know this is National Hot Toddy Day? There is nothing better than a Hot Toddy on a particularly cold, wet and icy day or after a cold evening in an icy rink watching hockey. You can use Bourbon, Scotch or even Brandy in this recipe. Calvados, apple brandy, is also delicious! Salut! |…

Hockey Road Trips — Food & Drink

When you head off on your hockey travels do you plan ahead and search for great spots for food and drink along the way? Do you like modern contemporary restaurants and pubs? Or something old, with character and a bit of adventure? The past two seasons while on my hockey travels I’ve thought a great…

Recipes: Cooking with Unibroue

Unibroue, the Québec beer maker has provided a wonderful group of recipes made with their special beers. Give them a try! The beer maker has also supplied a very nice list of cocktail recipes. Blanche de Chambly Blanche de Chambly Chicken Marinade Blanche de Chambly–Poached Salmon with Homemade Salsa Glazed Pears with Blanche de Chambly Glazed…

Stanley Cup Fever

——–  VS ——–  Chances are you are watching the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals if you enjoy hockey — even if you normally do not cheer for one of these teams. So far, the series is tied 1 : 1 and what a series it has been! The first game went into 3 overtimes and the…

Recipe: Infused Cherry-Orange Bourbon

I love to experiment with infused liquors and this caught my interest immediately since I am very partial to both sour cherries and bourbon. And the two together are a wonderful combination. Throughout the fall season I will post more drink recipes to go along with the infusion since it lends itself so well to…

Drink: Raspberry Cream (Beer Mix)

First, a disclaimer: I do not like beer. Now, don’t panic. It isn’t all beer, just hoppy beer. However, there are many beers out there that do not fit that category. Many of the Belgian beers are absolutely wonderful and you might as well know right now that I adore cider. Hard cider. The good…