Friday, March 15, 2013

Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard (Shot & Cocktails)

1 splash of grenadine
1 oz Fireball cinnamon whiskey
.5 oz Bacardi 151

  • Pour a splash of grenadine into the bottom of a shot glass.
  • Add the Fireball, then top with the Bacardi 151.
  • Light it on fire, then extinguish before drinking.

1 splash of grenadine
1 splash of scotch
1 oz fireball cinnamon whiskey
fill with ginger ale

  • Mix all the alcoholic ingredients and then pour over ice in a lowball glass.
  • Top with ginger ale.

2 oz fireball cinnamon whiskey
2 splashes of grenadine
2 splashes of scotch
1.5 oz bacardi 151
fill with ginger ale

  • Mix all the alcoholic ingredients, pour into a highball glass, and top with ginger ale.
  • If you want to light the Charizard on fire, add the Bacardi 151 last, after the ginger ale, on top of everything else.
  • Extinguish before drinking.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, Venusaur (Shot & Cocktails)

1/2 shot lime vodka
1/2 shot lime juice
1/2 shot melon liqueur

  • Simply mix all three ingredients into a shot glass.

1 shot lime vodka
1 shot lime juice
1 shot melon liqueur
1 shot Sprite

  • Shake all alcoholic ingredients, pour over ice in a rocks glass, then add Sprite to fill.
  • Stem of mint as garnish optional.

1 Bulbasaur
1 Ivysaur
1 shot lime vodka
1 shot lime juice
1 shot sprite

  • Shake a Bulbasaur shot together with the alcoholic ingredients of an Ivysaur cocktail, along with an additional shot of lime vodka and lime juice, then pour into a highball glass and fill with Sprite.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Squirtle, Wartortle, Blastoise (Shot & Cocktails)

1/3 shot spiced rum
1/3 shot coconut rum
1/3 shot blue curacao

  • Simply pour all three ingredients into a shot glass.

1/2 shot spiced rum
1/2 shot coconut rum
1/2 shot blue curacao
Fill with Mountain Dew Voltage

  • Shake the alcoholic ingredients, pour over crushed ice in a lowball glass, then fill with MDV.

1 Squirtle
1 Wartortle
1 shot light rum
Fill with Mountain Dew Voltage

  • Pour 1 Squirtle and 1 Wartortle into a highball glass over ice, add the light rum, fill with MDV.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Puppy Chow

8 cups Chex cereal
2 cups Reese's Puffs cereal
16oz. white melting chocolate (CandiQuik)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 bag Reese's mini peanut butter cups (8oz)
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup mini Reese's pieces

  1. Combine the cereal in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Divide the powdered sugar into 2 big ziplock bags and set aside.
  3. Place the melting chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute, stir, heat an additional minute, then stir every 30-seconds.
  4. Spoon the peanut butter into the melted chocolate and stir until smooth.
  5. Pour the melted chocolate over the cereal and stir until coated.
  6. Toss the peanut butter cups with the cereal.
  7. Spoon the mixture into the two ziplock bags evenly.
  8. Close and shake until thoroughly coated.
  9. Spread out on a parchment lined cookie sheet until set.
  10. Sprinkle with the Reese's pieces.
  11. Store in a sealed container for up to one week.

Monday, March 11, 2013

St. Patrick's Day: Lucky Leprechaun Cookie Bark

14 thin mint cookies, broken up.
1 1/2 c. pretzels, broken into pieces
1 lb. milk chocolate melts
1 c. green M&M's
green colored sprinkles

  1. Cover cookie sheet with wax paper.
  2. Spread broken cookies, pretzels, and about 3/4 c. of the M&Ms onto the waxed paper.
  3. Place milk chocolate in a container and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
    • Stir and then microwave for another 30 seconds until melted and smooth.
  4. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the cookie mixture, spreading with spatula if needed to coat evenly.
  5. Sprinkle remaining M&M's and sprinkles over the chocolate while it is still wet.
  6. Do not let it harden.
  7. Pace cookie tray into refrigerator until set and firm
  8. Remove and gently break bark into small pieces.
  9. Store in air tight container.