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Do Your Carrots Have a Drinking Problem?

Do your carrots have a drinking problem? Sauced, are they? Mine do and are. HANG ON! Don’t leave me yet! These delicious Drunk Carrots have been a staple on our Thanksgiving table since the very first time I tasted their delicious drunk orangy goodness and fell into a Hallelujah stupor. With four main ingredients, this …

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How To Make Fresh Homemade Jalapeno Avocado Dressing

Ooooo, we love a good dip and I bet you do too. Remember when the price of avocados exploded due to the popularity of the Keto diet? We didn’t eat near as many as we wanted to…cause HOLY MOLY they were expensive. Today, the prices have stabilized to near normal levels and we eat them …

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How To Recognize Tasty Beer – Look Here

What Grandma Drinks is back for another edition! Let’s talk about German beer, shall we? We shall! In particular, let’s talk about Altstadt Lager. Just looking at the carton makes me want to rush to the fridge and grab an ice-cold bottle. It’s a delicious dream, y’all! Per the Altstat site: Our signature Lager is …

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What Grandma Drinks: Livin’ on the Cheap!

Oh, Grandma! You do love an inexpensive Red Moscato! Especially if the wine comes from the Barefoot Cellars. Yum. (source: AMAZON) ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ Full …

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Need a Unique Gift? Taco-Flavored Roasted Pecans to the Rescue

We are always on the hunt for a delicious fire-pit worthy snack. You remember the ‘Picy Pretzels, right? These taco-flavored roasted pecans are as worthy of yer love as the pretzels! BONUS: They make delightful hostess gifts, Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, housewarming gifts, you-look-peckish gifts…ah, hell, anything/anytime gifts! Look at those beauties! Savory Roasted Pecans …

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What Grandma Drinks: Glenfiddich 12-Year-Old Scotch

Oh, Grandma! You have such refined taste! Any scotch drinkers in da house? You know, other than Choochie? This bottle of Glenfiddech Single Malt Scotch Whiskey was a gift from Boy to Garry at Christmastime, yet we didn’t get around to opening it until Garry’s birthday and we were not disappointed. From the producer: 12 …

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How To: Open a Bottle Of Champagne Safely

When opening champagne there is no need for anyone to lose an eye. DON’T LOSE AN EYE! I’ve put together a fast and dirty tutorial, complete with videos! Someone get the lights! The professional! The regular gal! #1: Remove foil #2: Find the “key” on the wire cage and twist open, keeping your thumb on …

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What Grandma Drinks: Beer + Whiskey Barrels = An Unexpected Delight

Oh, my babies. If you love an ice cold beer, if you love IPAs, if you long for the craft, and if you also delight in a deeply nuanced bourbon, you should add a Kentucky Bourbon Ale beer to your list. You have a beer to-try list right? RIGHT?! Boy introduced me to Kentucky Bourbon …

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What Grandma Drinks: The Neighborhood Edition

I swear I don’t know how this happened, but apparently I’ve become the drop-off for boxes of booze when my neighbors move away. It all started with our beloved elderly neighbors. Hey, we have some alcohol left in the cabinet. Why don’t you take it. So, I did. You know, as my last neighborly gesture. …

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