A New Adventure: Our Cocktail Video Series to Entertain & Educate!

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A New Cocktail Video Series – Making the best of the Stay at Home mandate

Today we live in an unfamiliar universe where we can’t leave our house or hug our parents, and toilet paper is at a premium. You can’t make this up if you tried.

Social media is overflowing with people trying to make a difference, make you smile, perform a family dance, share personal anecdotes, encourage, and even educate. New Video Series are popping up frequently from celebrities as well as everyday folks. I say, “Bring It! 

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Handcrafted Cocktails: A Bad Ass Bartending Class

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My daughter Alex and husband Craig gearing up for the class

Handcrafted cocktails – Yes please!

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The adorable kitchen and classroom of The Pantry


The Pantry is a community kitchen in the charming Seattle neighborhood of Ballard and the cooking classes are popular as well as a red hot commodity. They offer a variety of classes that focus on traditional food crafts and technique, culinary camps for the kids, and other creative ideas that bring people together to eat great food and to learn.

The Pantry Classes fill up very quickly and a spot is not that easy to get, so when our foodie daughter (SeaTownBites.com) asked if we wanted to reserve a spot for the Bad Ass Bartending class three months in the future, we said yes without hesitation.

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Cheers to Handcrafted Cocktails – Costa Rica Style!

Why are handcrafted cocktails so popular? Gone are the days of using bottled juices for making cocktails. They have been replaced by delicious freshly squeezed fruit juice and garden-grown herbs. Artisan food and drink is “the bomb” and we are the lucky recipients. Those outdated, average ingredients can be used in a pinch (when stuck on …

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