Archive for February, 2013

Sweets for Your Sweetie tomorrow!

Here are a couple of loving cocktails to fix for your sweetheart tomorrow evening:

Spicy Romance

1 1/2 parts Black Cherry Vodka
3/4 part DeKuyper  Orange Liqueur
3/4 part Fresh Pomegranate juice
1/2 part Lime juice
1/2 part Simple Syrup
Dash of Angostura Bitters

Shake all with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.  For a little more
romance, add a splash of Champagne.  Garnish with a thin sliced lime wheel
floating on top.


2 parts  Vodka
1 part tonic water
1 part peach juice

Mix ingredients, pour over ice,  and garnish with raspberries & sugar.



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Green Drinks Tonight

It’s eat, drink and be merry night for folks who want to mingle with like-minded, sustainability-oriented folks.  This month it’s at Betty Bombers’ in the old American Legion building on Bull St. 5:30 to 7:30 pm. A great spot for lovers of wings, plus a variety of other victuals.  Have fun, y’all!

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Shad is Here Again!

When it comes to food, this is without question, my favorite time of the year.  From around the middle of February (despite the last couple of years when it arrived much sooner) till about the middle of April, the shad are running.  With them, of course, is their world-renowned roe.  Shad itself is often, sadly, ignored in much of the world because it is so filled with tiny bones it is almost impossible to filet and de-bone this fish. But here in Savannah, we are enormously lucky, because we have Russo’s, where the art of de-boning shad has been passed on from father to son for years.  So all we have to do is go to Russo’s and buy this delectable catch, take it home, cook it and eat it!    For more about shad and some recipes to use, just click here. 

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In Search of Gluten-free Goodies? Head for FORM!

Whether dietary necessity (Celiacs/Chrons/other) or just trying to cut back for your own personal health goals; there is no doubt that Gluten-free has gone mainstream as a way to live.  With this in mind FORM  has been offering Fra-Li gluten-free Ziti for sometime now. 
“We know have one of the European leaders in gluten-free/organic foods.  We will bring in a small taste of items for your everyday needs; some Pastas and a Bread/Pizza dough mix that requires only water and your herbs/spices and organic EVOO to create delectable breads and/or pizzas,” say the folks at FORM.
  Click here to see our Gluten-Free offerings and others that are available
Please call CLAUDE with any questions

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Gourmet Brown Bag Lumch umder 350 Calories

This intriguing lunch deal is featured at Joe’s Café, 70th and Waters. Their newest offering is a daily chef’s choice packaged lunch – 5 days for $22.50 per week. Made with Boar’s Head meats and cheeses and fresh produce. For the weight conscious each meal is 350 calories or less. Lunches are available starting at 11 am, running through 5 pm. Eat at the café, or take out. Quick and easy. Don Holland will take your order at 912-349-0251.


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Valentine’s Shopping with Appetizers !

Thur, Feb 7,  5-8PM,  is a chance for you guys to get a Valentine gift for your sweetheart.  Steel Magnolia’s Antiques Mall  says they have              – “What  A Girl Wants ! ”  Valentines Day Special Shopping, Open House with complimentary appetizers  800 Habersham (Corner of Gwinnett) Savannah GA 31401,

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