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Charcuterie Collab With Friends

THE MENU MEATS salami prosciutto pepperoni CHEESES horseradish cheddar roasted garlic and herb cheddar chipotle and onion cheddar bacon and jalapeno cheddar goat cheese EXTRAS hummus bacon cheddar dip French bread crackers TOPPINGS candied jalapenos strawberry jam pecans dried cranberries SHOP THIS POST


Apple Cider Bourbon My mom sent me an article which mentioned an apple cider whiskey drink served at a bar here in town. This inspired us to make our own apple cider cocktail. We failed to come up with a creative name for the drink. Ingredients (Serves 2) Ice Cubes 2 shots Bourbon 1 Packet Apple Cider Powder Mix 2- 3 shots Simple Syrup Crushed Apple Cinnamon Straws (optional) Directions Follow instructions on package to prepare apple cider and allow to cool. If you don’t have prepared simple syrup, mix equal parts water with sugar and heat until sugar dissolves. Cool before using. Crush apple cinnamon straws in a bowl, wet rim of a glasses and press into bowl to line rim. Place ice, bourbon, simple syrup, and apple cider in a cocktail shaker and mix. Pour mixture over ice and serve. Delicious! Sweet Blackberry Whiskey Once we got our bar cart set up we decided to make a drink with the limited liquor selection we  had (and currently still have). This was our first drink which is a modification …

Rehearsal Dinner

In full BBQ style, my mom used these picnic style table cloths and we sat around our favors as place settings. Instead of a slideshow, we used the centerpieces and a tree my brother welded to present old photos of the couple hung with twine. We wrapped silverware in napkins and secured with raffia to match the bag of candy and jars. Though it poured down rain the food and company were great.