Monday, October 10, 2011

And that's how I consumed a gazillion calories

This weekend was full of all sorts of fun stuff that I did with my parents. We went shopping at the farmer's market and the mall, saw my niece play some Fall Ball and checked out the most amazing store I have ever been to, Total Wine. They have practically every type of alcohol and wine you could imagine. All they need to add is a cheese section and I would move in. If you are in the vicinity of one you must check it out. They have wine tastings and classes and did I mention almost every type of liquor you can imagine? Including whipped cream vodka that we used to make all sorts of fantastic, calorie filled, totally decadent drinks like chocolate martini's, espresso martini's and coconut cream pie martini's. They were delicious, but should only happen once in awhile if you don't want to buy bigger clothes.

After much testing we did have a clear winner of the evening, the espresso martini. Unfortunately it was after lots of tries so I totally forgot to take a decent photo. But just for you here is the winning recipe courtesy of my dad:

The Anderson Espresso Martini Special

2 oz. Double Espresso Vodka (or a coffee liquor)
2 oz. Whipped Cream Vodka
1 oz. half and half

Pour all into a shaker with ice. Shake and serve.

Seriously yummy. 

Also not to be out done mom made a coconut bread pudding that was out of this world. Recipe can be found here.

We had coconut pie ice cream too. That's just how we roll.

Jack and I approved.

Total Wine is truly awesome. You can take photos with Jack!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Looks like you had a delicious weekend....mmmm, coconut ice cream and epresso martinis?! Sounds like heaven!


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