White Russian

Why is a White Russian my #1 favorite cocktail to drink? Because it is made with Kahlua which is a rum and coffee liqueur. I can’t resist coffee even in a cocktail. There are only three ingredients in this amazing cocktail and it is very simple to make.   Ingredients   Place ice into a glass.   Add the Kahlua, […]

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Mimosa

Mimosa is a delicious cocktail made with orange juice, champagne and a cherry for a special touch. One of the easiest cocktails you can make and the perfect drink to serve your guests for any occasion. This is a very easy cocktail you could make for New Years Eve.   Ingredients   Place a maraschino cherry in a glass. You […]

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Bloody Mary

A simple and basic Bloody Mary cocktail with ingredients you probably already have in your home. This is an easy cocktail even if you have never made one before. You could add green olives and lemon for a fancier look. Some people add even more ingredients like hot sauce, horseradish, garlic, herbs and even bacon! We hardly ever drink, but […]

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Easy Chinese Bourbon Chicken

This is the best tasting and easiest homemade Chinese Bourbon Chicken recipe I have ever had! I always loved the Bourbon Chicken at the Chinese restaurants but never found a recipe to come close. This recipe is made with skinless, boneless chicken thighs where you pour marinade over the chicken, let it sit in the refrigerator then bake it, that’s […]

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French Apple Cake

French Apple Cake is a dessert with a custard, apple rich base and a cake like topping. Slices instead of chunks of sweet apple made this a little different than the traditional French Apple Cake. The recipe is from America’s Test Kitchen and I made this in a cooking class that I attended. This is not a real sweet dessert. […]

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Fruit Infused Alcohol

With the holidays on their way I thought I would share a post from last year that I just updated when I made Fruit Infused Vodka. Now just imagine making a mixed drink with vodka that has been infused with cherry, blueberry, pineapple, strawberry……well you get the picture. These make for a great Christmas gift too. They are made in […]

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Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract

https://indianeskitchen.com/2017/03/09/pure-vanilla-extract This is a follow-up on the Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract that I posted last year. Do you see how dark it is? I wish you could smell it because it smells amazing! It is one of the easiest things you can make and it never goes bad. As I use the Pure Vanilla Extract in baking I add more […]

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White Russian

This is a White Russian my way. I’m not a big drinker, usually one or two drinks during the holidays or on a special occasion. I have had Kahlua in my cupboard since Christmas….I LOVE Kahlua! I like it with Half-n-Half as a drink too. Kahlua is made with coffee and I love coffee. I use to make my own […]

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Fruit Infused Vodka

Do you want a great tasting Fruit Infused Vodka to add to your favorite mixed drinks? Or maybe you want a unique homemade gift to give out at the holidays. Here is your answer! I made these with strawberries, pineapples and blueberries and it only takes 3-5 days to make! The best part is it lasts a very long time. […]

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