Lavender Cornish Game Hens

Yesterday’s salad was lovely, non?  Oui…and so, on to the main course: Cornish game hens baked with lavender.  I served them with very simply prepared french green beans, sauteed in a combination of equal amounts butter and olive oil, steamed until al dente (if you can apply that to vegetables), and salted and peppered to…

Shampagne

No, that’s not a typo…it’s a joke.  You loved Nojitos, right?  Well here is my latest entry in the “Mocktails” or “Sober Pirate’s Nonetheless Festive Libations” category…faux champagne.  Sham-pagne.  Get it? For ingredients, you need equal parts (fill a pitcher with half of one, then fill with the other(s)) white grape juice and EITHER ginger…