Gin and Spearmint Iced Tea with Egg Whites and Stinging Nettle Syrup

My lumberjack’s grandparents have a property right on Dore lake in Northern Saskatchewan and we try to get up there at least once a year to enjoy the fishing, scenery and ultimate peace and quiet.  While exploring the property I came across a huge stinging nettle bush and picked myself an impressive bag-full for the trip home. Although […]

Gin and Tonic with Candied Kumquats and Fresh Basil

I’ve had a stressful week, so it’s cocktail time on the blog! Candied kumquats will make for an interesting addition to any patio cocktail you dole out this summer. Best of all, the candying process is quick…three ingredients quick. Sweeten things up with this spin on a classic G & T! Candied Kumquats (adapted from Bright […]