Monthly Archives: November 2015

2015 Portland Food and Wine Festival

This was quite a party again this year. Although I didn't get to sample much, the food and wine looked great. My neighbors from Indio Spirits took pity on me and procured a crazy wonderful waffle bacon sandwich that became dinner. Chris and his partner from Indio got creative and served up great mini cocktails…
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Ginger and Health

Is your cocktail a health food? That's a pretty tough sell. Ginger might be an interesting exception. It has been used as a digestive aid and and anti-nausea medicine for centuries. Studies have also shown anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cancer properties in ovarian tumors (Rhode, 2007). Another recent study (Karna, 2012) showed that ginger extract destroyed…
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