Executive Chef Rocky Durham Nestles Into Blue Heron

Executive Chef Rocky Durham Nestles Into Blue Heron

A new dawn of dining is on the horizon at Sunrise Springs. The luxuriously tranquil, immaculately landscaped, somewhat mysterious retreat center has been kept exclusively for guest use only sinceContinue Reading

Halloween Hob Nobbing

Halloween Hob Nobbing

Kids bolstering their Halloween street cred with the biggest bag of loot add a lap in the fanciest block they can wander into – it seems logical that the moreContinue Reading

4 Surprising Ingredients For Delightfully-Detoxifying Mocktails

Cocktails and mixed drinks are a delightful way to unwind, but mixology isn’t just for evenings. Whipping up a morning mocktail is a great way to energize and detoxify. They’llContinue Reading

Fight Off A Hangover Without Missing a Drink!

Fight Off A Hangover Without Missing a Drink!

What a joy to introduce you all to, Ash Stevens (see pic & bio below).  We met on The Liquid Muse Facebook Page and I’m now excited to share her delightful writing hereContinue Reading

Spirited Awards Winners Video – Tales of the Cocktail 2016

One of my favorite projects of the year is hosting / co-producing the annual Spirited Awards Winners Video at Tales of the Cocktail. This is the eight year in aContinue Reading

Digging In (video show) Episode 1: Farms & Restaurants

  When we first discussed this video show collaboration between Edible Magazine and The Liquid Muse, we knew our focus would address how locally produced goods can be the cornerstoneContinue Reading

Drink History & Support Mary’s Bar in Cerrillos, NM!

Drink History & Support Mary’s Bar in Cerrillos, NM!

Once in a while we have a chance to make a difference in our community. The hospitality industry is a tight one, globally and, friends, mentors and colleagues in theContinue Reading

Tips For Pairing Cheese and Booze

Tips For Pairing Cheese and Booze

Being a memorable host means surprising your guests. A few bottles of wine and mixed cheese plate is de rigueur at most whoop-de-do’s but have you thought about coloring outsideContinue Reading

Garden Lites: Is Healthy AND Convenient Possible?

Garden Lites: Is Healthy AND Convenient Possible?

Back in the day, if I were going on a “health kick,” I’d load up on Lean Cuisines and some “fat free” products bursting from supermarket shelves. That’s how weContinue Reading

From the Mouth Of… Chef Edgar Alan Morales

From the Mouth Of… Chef Edgar Alan Morales

If you think you have to go to Las Vegas, Nevada for gaming fun, great dining, poolside cocktails & food, and a weekend destination in a luxurious setting, think again!Continue Reading