Category Archives: It’s 5:00 Somewhere

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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Kel’s Homemade Eggnog, White Russian Style

I love this time of year when eggnog finally arrives in the grocery stores, but this year I decided to make my own, after reading all the artificial colorings, flavors, etc. on the side of the carton. Not as convenient … Continue reading

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Kel’s Tart and Tasty Raspberry Lemonade Gelatin Shots

When my sweet niece Mercedes posted a You Tube video of these gelatin shots to my FB page, I knew I had to try them – they were so cute and looked perfect for summer. I mean really, how Martha-Stewart … Continue reading

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Kel’s Berry-Berry Vodka-Inspired Mojito, Perfect for Summer Sipping

If you read my recent Blueberry Bliss blog, here’s how to make my Berry-Berry Infused Vodka as promised, along with a recipe for a great mojito-type cocktail. This is so incredibly refreshing and the mint pairs nicely with the berries. … Continue reading

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Fired Up About Fire in the Triangle

  I had the great fortune to be a media judge this week at the Fire in the Triangle Competition Dining Series quarterfinal battle (lucky, lucky, lucky me!) If you’re not familiar with this Iron Chef-style competition, it is part … Continue reading

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