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Summer Barbecue Recipe – Peppercorn Steak

peppercorn steak recipe

Weekend barbecues here in Southern California bring out recipes for hot dogs, burgers, and burned buns. Ok maybe not the burned buns, that is just what happens to this SoCal pinup in her life. While I love me a good burger, hmmm, and a good dog can’t be beat, how about we do something different.

Bring this peppercorn steak recipe out at your next BBQ get together and you will be the star of the summer.

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WIN! Ray Donovan Season 2 Prize Pack

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Ray Donvan fans are so excited, and with good reason. Tonight season 2 begins on Showtime, bringing back Liev Schreiber and Jon Voigt into their best roles in a long time.

My twitter followers have been blowing up my feed all week about how they can not wait to see what happens this season. May of you guys are talking about binge watching last season before tonight’s premiere, and I love it!

To help all you Ran Donovan fans celebrate the start of a new season, I have a great prize up for grabs just for you!

You can win a prize pack with $100 from Grub Hub and a Roku Player just by tweeting BUSY BEE BLOGGER tonight!

Send @busybeeblogger a tweet about your love for show and with the hashtag #RayDonovanBB and you will be entered to win! It’s that easy!

See you tonight on Twitter, and good luck!

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The End To Boardwalk Empire Is Coming

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All empires come to an end, and the end is in sight for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. The Steve Buscemi led powerhouse will begin its final season, season 5, September 7th.

Word is that though the first four season took place in the roaring 1920s on the Atlantic City seaboard, this final season is in 1931 right in the heart of the depression. Oh and it will only last for 8 episodes, sorry fans.

Check out the preview below.

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Bastille Day Inspired Cocktails – Recipes

champgne cocktail bastille day recipeBastille Day Cocktail- The Marie Antoinette

Viva La France! Monday is Le quatorze juillet, Bastille Day, of France. Consider it as the French 4th of July, it is their independence day. Bastille Day marks the end of the monarchy of France and the start of the Republic.

To celebrate this day of freedom for my French friends, and Francophiles here in the states, I have a few French inspired cocktails. We have Champagne cocktails, absinthe, and more!

The Marie Antoinette
No cake required!

This is by far the most indulgent cocktail for the day. And if you don’t want to have a cocktail, the Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne is exquisite on its own.

1 oz. CAMUS VS Elegance Cognac
¼ oz. raspberry liqueur
¼ oz. Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne
Garnish with Chinese star anise

Combine CAMUS VS Elegance Cognac and raspberry liqueur in a Champagne flûte. Top with Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne. Garnish with Chinese star anise and serve.

More BASTILLE DAY COCKTAILS,  including absinthe and Cognac, after the jump!



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Song Of The Day: Chris Isaak Wicked Game

Herb Ritts Chris Isaak Wicked Game Helena Christensen

It’s Friday. It’s Hot. Everyone here would much rather be at the beach. And here in Southern California, all of us dream of having the beach all to ourselves away from all of the tourists.

Enter rockabilly star Chris Isaak’s Herb Ritts directed video for Wicked Game. Vicotira’s Secret supermodel Helena Christensen prancing around in her unmentionables with Isaak in his dress pants and undershirt. It is so much not what you see that makes this video one of the Top Ten Sexiest Videos of all time.

Man, I know it is summer and all but it suddenly got very hot in here. Oh my.

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