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sangria recipe


Three-Berry Basil Rosé Sangria Recipe Ingredients • ½ cup fresh or frozen raspberries, rinsed • ½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries, rinsed • ½ cup fresh or frozen blackberries, rinsed • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves (about 6 medium leaves) • 1 ounce brandy • 2 ounces Drambruie • 750ml bottle dry rosé wine, chilled • 12 ounces club soda, chilled • About 3 cups ice cubes • 4 to 6 basil sprigs for garnish (optional) Directions In a large (at least 2-quart) glass pitcher, mix together the berries and basil. Add the brandy and Drambruie, and stir to combine. Slowly pour in the wine, stirring gently. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or as long as overnight. When ready to serve, add the club soda and stir gently with a long-handled wooden spoon. Fill highballs, wineglasses, or other decorative glasses with ice cubes and slowly pour the sangria over the ice, allowing berries to fall into the glasses. Garnish each glass with a basil sprig, if desired. Serves 4 to 6. Variation: Use sparkling …

pretty cakes and one creepy cake


  Really pretty cakes- beautifully decorated cakes- and a really creepy cake! BD cuppie cakes- num num num mmmmmm hello chocolate- get in my belly! mini cakes mini wedding cake.  Wouldn’t it be really cute to put one of these on each table instead of one large cake? they are so light and fluffy they are floating on air and one really creepy one… I think this is the definition of creepy.  Now I lost my appetite for cake.

Oatmeal bars


Looky!  I found this at Re-Nest.  It is an idea for make-ahead breakfasts.  I usually eat those ready-made bars from Atkins, Quaker or Kelloggs but I bet these are so much better tasting and better for you without all the preservatives and bad stuff.  The recipe looks super easy which is right up my alley.   Go here to see the post and get the recipe: http://www.re-nest.com/re-nest/cooking/makeahead-breakfast-recipe-review-oatmeal-clafoutis-082621