Category Archives: It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Frozen or Traditional Negronis? Why Not Both!

 Gin-based cocktails are rarely on my radar, probably because the first time I ever got sick from drinking liquor was when I sneaked some of my grandparents’ Gilbey’s gin when I was a senior in high school. While Mamma and … Continue reading

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Craft Beer and Girl Scout Cookies, Part 2

As I mentioned in a recent post, Brixx Wood Fired Pizza at Parkside Town Commons and Bradford Shops in Cary offered a unique Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Tasting on Feb. 22, 2017. Guests received three drink samples specifically selected … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookies Paired with Beer? A Tasting Event You Must Attend

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza at Parkside Town Commons and Bradford Shops in Cary, N.C., will be offering a unique Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Tasting Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Beer & Girl Scout Cookie tasting menu will be available from 5 … Continue reading

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Kel’s Café Citrusy Champagne Mojitos

  It’s a mimosa. No, wait – it’s a mojito. Actually, it’s the best of both worlds! Champagne is my favorite alcoholic beverage and mojitos are one of my favorite cocktails, so when I saw this recipe for Champagne Mojitos … Continue reading

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Delish’s Caramel Apple Gelatin Shots

My niece, Angela, recently sent me this recipe from delish.com for caramel apple gelatin shots and I’m so glad she did. And so were the guests at the gathering where I served them! These tasty treats are like caramel apples … Continue reading

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Kel’s Old-School Moscow Mule, Perfect for Summer

During our last time in Manhattan, we went to the Russian Tea Room and I was intrigued by what was served in the beautiful, shiny copper mugs. Let’s be honest, even though I bartended for several years, I had never heard … Continue reading

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Party On with Kel’s Prickly Pear Margaritas

This past Christmas while Brad and I were in Phoenix, I started thinking about what kind of margaritas I’d be making this year for Cinco de Mayo. Quite the little planner, aren’t I? Only for important stuff, though. Anyway, what actually happened is I … Continue reading

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