Caramel Syrup

Recipe: Caramel syrup for coffee and cocktails

My love of espresso knows no bounds, from a straight espresso with sugar all the way to trying interesting new recipes. For the last year, I’ve been fortunate to have the Breville Barista Express Espresso machine to make my espresso and espresso-based drinks, so I can make a caramel macchiato pretty quickly at this point, but I honestly am not a big fan of buying caramel sauce because–surprise–it’s really easy to make.

The Pegasus Caesar

8 recipes to celebrate National Caesar Day

Happy National Caesar Day, Canada. Iceberg Vodka has named May 14th in honour of one of the country’s favorite mixed drink, and with a reported 350 million Caesars being poured every year, it seems like as good a reason as any to celebrate the unique drink that is practically one of the country’s national emblems of patios, warm summer weather, and social occasions.

Whisky hot toddy

Cold season comfort with whisky hot toddy

March is one of those special months when everyone seems to be get sick, and since I caught a little bug myself, it got me thinking about feel-good drinks. Strong, black coffee or tea with lemon and lots of sugar are my go-to standards (strong coffee is always a go-to for me), but I’ve wanted to try making a hot toddy, and I’ve heard that some people think that whisky cures colds. Whether that’s true or not, who can resist a little warm whisky with sugar and spices?

Canadian Club 100% Rye

Five spirits and wines to start off the New Year

Celebrate the end of the year, or the start of the New Year, with a few spirit, wines, and alcohol suggestions that serve up perfectly with food, treats, or just about any event you have in mind. Suggested spirits include: Canadian Club Chairman’s Select 100% Rye, Knob Creek Straight Kentucky Bourbon, Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon, Iceberg Chocolate Mint Vodka, and JJ McWilliam Shiraz Cabernet.