Host An Unforgettable Book Club

Book Selection, Ideas, Food for Thought,
and More!

Follow Buttery Books on Facebook
Follow Buttery Books on Twitter
Follow Buttery Books on RSS Feed


Apple Berry Champagne Punch Recipe

July 6, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

This delightfully fruity, bubbly punch with a bit of brandy is quite a crowd pleaser. It looks great and tastes even better!

Tags: ,

Melon Madness Martini Recipe

| by Lisa | beverages

This colorful martini is made with melon liqueur, vodka and pineapple juice. A melon madness martini would be refreshing while lounging poolside or could be a festive martini for Christmas or St. Patrick’s Day.

Tags: ,

Winter White Spiked Punch Recipe

June 29, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

This spiked party punch recipe gains its inspiration from the white cosmopolitan cocktail. It includes champagne for some fun bubbles.

Tags: ,

Somali Spiced Tea (Shaah) Recipe

June 28, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about the smells of home which includes tea laced with cardamom and cloves. This tea recipe is also spiced with cinnamon and black pepper.

Tags: , , ,

The Ultimate Dry Martini Recipe

June 27, 2016 | by Lisa | beverages

In the novel “One Day”, Dexter likes his martinis very dry with a twist of lemon. I scoured the internet and library books to find tips on making the best dry martini (see bottom of post). I also used some ideas from Dexter who started making martinis at a very young age. Beware, this martini is not for the faint-hearted.

Tags: ,

Cafe Latte Recipe

| by Lisa | beverages

I do not have an espresso machine, so when I am craving a cafe latte, I whisk some milk in a saucepan to create foam. It only takes a minute and turns regular coffee into a creamy sensation. The vanilla extract adds a subtle flavor that I can’t do without.

Tags: ,

Instant Chai Tea Recipe

| by Annie | beverages

This is a 5 star chai tea recipe with just the right amount of spiciness and creaminess.

Tags: , ,

Red Roosters Cocktail Recipe

June 23, 2016 | by Marilyn | beverages

A Christmas-y cocktail that will make your guests crow with delight. Just remember to make it the night before your party so that the juice mixture has time to freeze. And remind guests that this potable is mighty potent. Supposedly makes ten servings. As if! – Mary Kay Andrews

Tags: ,

Cranberry Cordial Recipe

| by Lisa | beverages

Cranberries, orange zest and cinnamon are used to flavor vodka in this delicious cocktail.

Tags: ,

Foggy London Punch Recipe

June 1, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

Foggy London Punch is a delicious rum punch made with ice cream and coffee or tea.

Tags: ,

Canadian Whisky Slush Recipe

May 27, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

I adapted the delicious and refreshing Canada cocktail drink into this Canadian Whisky Slush. It’s very good, especially if you use good Canadian whisky.
(Note: In Canada, the word “whisky” does NOT contain an “e”)

Tags: ,

Dublin Apple Recipe

| by Marilyn | beverages

Fruity and delicious, the Dublin Apple is ripe for sipping!

Tags: , , ,

Pretty Pink Pomegranate Lemonade Recipe

| by Annie | beverages

The combination of pomegranate juice and lemon juice is so tasty and refreshing on a hot summer day. Try adding a splash of coconut rum to each glass for an extra special “adult” lemonade.

Tags: ,

Middle Eastern Lemonade Recipe

May 23, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

Nothing tastes better than fresh squeezed lemonade on a hot and sultry day. This Arabic limonada is flavored with orange blossom water and garnished with fresh mint. It is wonderful

Tags: , , ,

Hot Irish Whiskey Drink Recipe

May 18, 2016 | by Annie | beverages

A soothing, warming after-dinner drink made with Irish whiskey, sugar syrup and topped with whipped cream. You better double this recipe.

Tags: ,

Page 1 of 3123