Ginger Up

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between ginger beer and ginger ale? It all began with ginger beer originating in Yorkshire, England in the 18th century. It once contained a small amount of alcohol, unlike its present day predecessor, which is brewed as a soft drink. Ginger ale was created later in the…

Fig Syrup and Jam

The fruits of summer, how we do love thee. Our neighbor is kind enough to let us enjoy the brown figs from his tree. This year his bounty is full and it got the old creative juices flowing. Enjoy these two simple recipes that will have you loving figs. Cocktail recipes to follow! Fig Jam 1…