• Beverages,  Recipes

    Mango Mojitos

    I am clinging on to summer for dear life. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love the fall, I just hate that season whose name we won’t speak that follows it. I figure if I keep posting summer recipes I can hang on a little longer. And we can thank our friend Mike’s mom, Mrs. Truckenmiller, for this one. I forget the exact measurements, but this is the gist of it: Mango Mojito (Makes four small drinks. If you’re my kind of people you’ll double this. Or triple it. No judgement.) You’ll need: several fresh mint leaves 6 oz rum 2 cups club soda 4 oz simple syrup (2 parts…

  • Beverages

    Mmmm…Beer…

    So I have to admit, even though our friend Jim is a rep for Sam Adams, I’m not a huge fan of the stuff (I do love Twisted Tea, which is owned my Sam Adam’s parent company, Boston Beer). It’s not that it’s bad per se, it’s just too … (hoppy? malty?) … something. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll drink it if you put a free six pack in front of me. But today, Jim brought over some¬†Cherry Wheat from the Sam Adam’s Brewmaster’s collection. I guess it’s been in year-round rotation since 1995, but I’d never had it. The bottle says the beer “combines Michigan cherries with a generous…