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Herradura Barrel Select Review

HERRADURA DOUBLE BARREL REPOSADO TEQUILA

Let me start by saying I am fan of the Herradura family of tequilas. The crystal anejo is easily one of my favorites. This could stem from the fact that Herradura is one of the oldest producers of tequila as it was founded in 18700. The Double Barrel Reposado is aged for 11 months in

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What happened to Mike’s Lite Lemonade?

Truly Lemonade

As I previously noted, 2020 has been taken away many things from us. That came apparent when we realized the Mike’s Hard Lite Lemonade disappeared. What happened to Mikes Hard Lite Lemonade? Well, after seeing it disappear from the shelves of our local Total Wine, I did some research. I actually contacted Mikes Hard Lemonade

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Chamucos Reposado Review

Chamucos Reposado Review

This tequila review is dedicated to the scariest thing of all; 2020. We have lived through so much this year. So many holidays have been essentially canceled. With Halloween finally falling on a Saturday night, it is almost ghoulishly cruel that many won’t be able to celebrate like we used to. So, maybe it is

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Classic Pea Salad

Pea Salad

Over the years, this has become of my favorite salads that my mom used to make. I still have the recipe written down on an index card, but have since updated it just a bit. Hoping that we will return to a world where there are parties and Summer BBQs soon, I decided to publish

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Spiked Seltzer Reviews

Hard Seltzers

For years, Mikes Hard Lemonade became our favorite line of beverages. Eventually we settled on Mike’s Lite Lemonade as it was healthy. Then the flavored seltzer water trend began and we started mixing them together. But Mikes recently discontinued their Lite version along with many others as they often due with certain flavors in their

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Herradura Ultra Anejo Tequila Review

Herradura Ultra Anejo

Happy National Tequila Day 2020! With the Coronavirus still cancelling some of our favorite drinking holidays this year, I thought I would pick a really nice tequila for you to go out and blow some money on. I have written about the trend of clear Anejo tequilas coming on the market. I previously reviewed Don

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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Enchiladas

Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Enchiladas

These turned out to be great, but they do take a little time to pull everything together. I also used canned Green Chili Enchilada sauce, as you need the time to create the delicious filling. First step is to take your cubed Butternut Squash and toss in some olive oil. My grocery store has it

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Pressure Cooker BBQ Chicken

Pulled Chicken

So, it was the 4th of July and we were having our first guest over since we all went into lockdown. So, it was a perfect opportunity to try out my second recipe in the Instapot. I had some great chicken breasts ready to be pressure cooked. First I learned that the order you put

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Instant Pot Chili

Instapot Saute

Here we go! My first official use of the InstantPot. I decided to make one of my favorite things, so I would still eat if anything went disastrously wrong. Ingredients: 1 Pound of Ground Beef1 Can Diced Tomatoes1 Small Can Tomato Paste1 Can of Black Beans2 Cans Pinto Beans1/2 White Onion1 1/2 cups mixed peppers1/2