Pirate Kitchen

Cocktail Hour with the Sunshine Cocktail!

Beverages, General | February 8, 2013 | By

Sunshine Cocktail

It’s been cold and raining all day, but it’s pure sunshine in this martini glass. The taste is bold and citrusy without being overly sweet. My kind of cocktail. I turned on the radio¬† …”I’ll stop the world and melt with you.” The weekend is off to a great start. What? I can’t hear you. Did you say snow?


Summer Jewel Salad

Watermelon, Jicama Salad

In the June issue of Southern Living magazine, I spotted jicama in the list of ingredients in a watermelon salad and was intrigued. I’ve eaten jicama before and liked it, but never made anything with it, set out to buy it and when the sign at the grocery store read Jicama that’s what I thought I was buying. Wrong, it was a yuca (also known as cassava). I discovered this when I consulted YouTube to make sure I was dealing with the jicama properly and thought, “Whaaaaat? That looks nothing like the jicama I have!” After a little more internet research, I discovered I had a yuca in my possession and got back in the car to find…jicama. <sigh>