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Pumpkin Cream Liqueur

Pumpkin Cream Liqueur, homemade, with brown sugar, whipped cream, creamy pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and vodka, is our new drink recipe of the season. It seems I didn’t know what I’ve been missing. Until this year, the only cream liqueur I’ve glorified was limoncello based, with whipping cream, of… Read more »

Arancello from Scratch

Arancello from Scratch : Orange Liqueur, homemade. Arancello fatto in casa, ricetta della nona. Four ingredients only to have the best arancello made completely from scratch ! The best time to make Arancello from Scratch recipe is the one when you can get fresh, no chemically treated oranges. It is… Read more »

Limoncello From Scratch

  Limoncello From Scratch : Italian freezer drink. Best Limoncello from Scratch recipe ! Limoncello from Scratch requires several phases to make but it is worth of every second ! If you cannot get Sorrento lemons ( Limone di Sorrento ), Eureka Lemons are excellent as well. But if you… Read more »

Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe

Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe: There is no substitute for its wonderful four ingredient home made mint drink ! Fortunately, it’s easy to make your own to have healthier version instead of store bought one ! This  Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe does not require one or two days soaking.… Read more »

Dandelion Greens Smoothie

Dandelion Greens Smoothie: Green leaves of Home. My grandmother would be very happy to know how much I am into dandelions this spring. After I have made Dandelion Jelly I really wanted to make something with the young leaves so to add some to the smoothie seemed to be the… Read more »

Elderflower Syrup

Elderflower Syrup : Elderflower fragrance captured in a bottle. Floral refreshing drink for hot summer days. Weatherman has announced a hard rain for tomorrow so I rushed to the forest nearby after working hours to gather elder blossoms for a syrup. After the rain, they loose their fragrance and the… Read more »

Lilac Syrup

Lilac Syrup is natural, wonderfully colored syrup or dressing for ice cream, pancakes or sponge cake. I was away for a few days and as I came back, the first thing I noticed was a lilac tree, fully blossoming in front of the house. The scent was irresistible. So, I… Read more »