Grapefruit Mojito: A Classic Mojito Recipe with a Twist

Grapefruit Mojito: A Classic Mojito Recipe with a Twist

I’ve always been a drinker. It all started in high school when my friend first introduced me to those breezers that tasted like juices, but with a 6% alcoholic content. Two of those ‘girly’ drinks, and I was a goner. Although, in my book, there’s no such thing as a ‘girl drink’. A man’s drink is what is in a man’s glass. A woman’s drink is what is in a woman’s glass. It is purely a cultural thing, and a marketing hype (to get girls drunk quicker). Yet that was all we drank, the girly drinks. For years, I would only …

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Watermelon Sangria with Japanese Plum Wine, Umeshu

Watermelon Sangria with Japanese Plum Wine, Umeshu

I’ve recently moved from Ontario to Edmonton, Alberta. It was no last minute decision on my part, a lot of factors came into play, and it took months for me to finally make the final decision. The -40 degree warnings didn’t deter me, Hamilton is pretty cold in its own right. My apartment was near water, so at times the winds were strong enough to sweep me off my feet and leaving me a stiff, shivering penguin.  Actually, I had no expectation of Edmonton. It may sound simplistic, but I just wanted to be near my high school sweetheart of …

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