TAG: Liqueur

Holiday Leftovers Done Right

Holiday Leftovers Done Right

Food waste is an issue in the home kitchen, and after the holidays are over the leftovers can still be lingering. Thinking of creative ways to put a new spin on what’s left can be money saving and can also offer a new experience for the tastebuds. Cranberries are a seasonal favorite, but sometimes cranberry sauce gets left by the bowlful, as its rich and tart taste goes a long way. For a neat way to use fresh or cooked cranberries, a homemade liqueur updates a French cocktail classic called cranberry kir royale. After cranberries steep in the concoction of… read more

Fruit Recipes That Will Impress Your Guests

Fruit Recipes That Will Impress Your Guests

Having a few recipes under your cooking belt for special dinners or impromptu company can make all the difference in hosting a hassle free event. The following recipes are not overly complicated, but they are big on presentation. They also take advantage of fresh fruits, so using what is seasonally available won’t have you rushing all over the place trying to find ingredients. Some use liqueur and alcohol, but these can be left out or substituted with any favorite flavoring. For a simple dessert, a fresh fruit platter always works and yogurt, citrus curds, cream cheese or melted chocolate can be… read more