The Marshal and the Madam Podcast Episode 4: Hollywood Myths

Join Sherry and Marshall as they reveal the myths that were created from Hollywood westerns. In this episode they discuss what saloons really looked like and the drinks served in them. They also cover gunfights, Indians, clothing, and men on horses chasing stage coaches and trains. This podcast include a cocktail recipe from the old…

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The Marshal and the Madam Podcast Episode 2: Mining Show Recipe

Life in a mining camp was exciting, frustrating, and dangerous. Men worked in treacherous conditions beneath the towns of Virginia City, Nevada, Tombstone, Arizona, and hundreds of others place across the west. Listen as Sherry and Marshall discuss this and other topics related to the miners, the towns where they lived, what they ate and…

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New Podcast Series

I’m happy to announce that I’ve partnered with a fellow western writer and friend to start a new Podcast series. Marshall Trimble and I will host a podcast every week where we have fun discussing all things about the American frontier. Check out the new page to learn more about the series and find a…

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New Book!

Happy holidays! I’m happy to report that my newest book, Shaken in 2020, But Not Stirred was just released on Amazon.   Shaken in 2020, But Not Stirred is a compilation of delicious cocktail recipes, funny moments and uplifting stories that were the outcome of one of the most tumultuous years in history. While 2020…

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National Daiquiri Day

What a day! July 19 was National Daiquiri Day. I chose to make us a watermelon one.   Watermelon Daiquiri   4 cups cubed watermelon ½ cup light rum or 2 ounces light rum ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ cup orange liqueur   Combine watermelon, rum, lime juice, and orange liqueur in shaker and shake until chilled. 

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National Pennsylvania Day

I came up short with the state’s flower, fruit, etc. and opted for a refreshing summer Pandemic Porch Cocktail. On July 20 we sipped   Lemony Elderflower   3 oz lemonade 3 oz white wine 1 oz ederflower syrup Lemon peel for garnish   Combine and pour into a martini glass. Top with a lemon…

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National Junk Food Day

Really? July 21 was National Junk Food Day! Sorry, no junk food cocktail for this gal, and since it was steamy and hot again I made something refreshing. Our Pandemic Porch Cocktail was   Citrus Covid Killer   2 oz gin 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 lemon juice tonic water Slices of citrus fruit (lemon,…

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National Hammock Day

There’s not much you can do with National Hammock Day other that create a cocktail that’s worthy of said hammock. So on July 22, I created this for us and we drank it as our Pandemic Porch Cocktail since we don’t have a hammock!   Black Raspberry Cooler   3 oz blackberry hard cider or…

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National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

Okay, it was Vanilla Ice Cream Day on July 23, but with it being around 95 outside and 90% humidity we didn’t want anything that heavy. So, I opted for this Pandemic Porch Cocktail and enjoyed it on the back porch due to afternoon storms–again.   Piña Colada    2 oz rum 4 oz coconut…

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