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Feb15

February Cocktails and Mocktails!

Love is in the air this month and we’ve put together a couple fun cocktails and mocktails for the whole family!

Enjoy the season of love with these fresh and tasty drink recipes. So many people automatically think of strawberries as the ‘fruit of Valentines Day’ – chocolate dipped, mixed in drinks, or just on their own. But we think raspberries are just as worthy and we can’t wait for you to try out these tantalizing recipes.

Raspberry Rose Fizz

Ingredients

  • 2 oz of Gin
  • 1 oz of Raspberry Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz of Rose Syrup
  • Champagne

Stir gently to incorporate all the flavours. Add ice if desired. Garnish will fresh raspberries.

Love Potion Mocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 2 oz of Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 oz of Raspberry Puree
  • Splash of Club Soda

Stir gently to incorporate flavours. Add ice if desired. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and serve.

Save these recipes for when visiting us at La Casa Cottages this 2024 season, and don’t forget to tag us in your photos @lacasacottages for a chance to be featured!  Find us on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok!

Let us know which recipes were your favourites and feel free to drop us a line about any of your favourite cocktail and mocktail recipes and we will be sure to share!

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Jan10

Are you ready for a thrilling Monday night out in Kelowna, BC? Look no further because Red Bird Brewing has you covered with our exciting Crib Nights! Join them every Monday for a chance to showcase your cribbage skills, enjoy local beer, and maybe even walk away with a $25 gift card.

Event Details:
– What: Crib Nights at Red Bird Brewing
– Where: 1080 Richter St., Kelowna, BC V1Y2K5
– Presented By: Red Bird Brewing
– When: Recurring weekly on Monday
– Time: 6:00 PM
– Admission: Free

Crib Nights at Red Bird Brewing are the perfect way to shake off those Monday blues. Whether you’re a seasoned cribbage pro or a newcomer looking to learn, Red Bird is welcoming and friendly atmosphere is sure to make your evening special.

Participating is a breeze – simply sign up 15 minutes in advance, and you’ll be all set to compete for the coveted $25 gift card. As the cards are dealt and the games begin, you’ll find yourself immersed in the thrill of cribbage with fellow enthusiasts.

While you’re here, why not savour some of the finest local beers that Kelowna has to offer? Red Bird Brewing takes pride in serving up an array of craft beers that highlight the flavours of our beautiful region. And to accompany your drinks, indulge in mouthwatering pizzas from our Italian forno oven, masterfully fired with fragrant local apple wood. It’s a combination that’s bound to tantalize your taste buds and enhance your cribbage experience.

Don’t miss out on the Monday night fun at Red Bird Brewing. Gather your friends, polish your cribbage skills, and come on down for a night of laughter, friendly competition, and the chance to win that $25 gift card. See you there!

Feb01

Happy Hour and Live Music at Grizzli Winery Every Friday!

Location: Grizzli Winery – 2550 Boucherie Rd, Kelowna, BC V1Z 2E6 Canada

Dates: Every Friday 3pm-close

Every Friday from 3pm to closing for Happy Hour priced wine and live music from 4:30pm – 6:30pm! Reservations are available and walk ins welcome upon availability. Enjoy deliciously local wine, live music and characterize board and cheese platters are available to purchase.

View the calendar to see what live music is schedule for each Friday here https://www.grizzliwinery.com/calendar

Morning yoga in a winery barrel room with live jazz music!

Location: The View Winery – The View Winery 2287 Ward Road Kelowna, BC, V1W 4R5 Canada

Date: Saturday February 25th, 2023 10AM-11:30AM

Start your Saturday morning off with a guided yoga practice – all levels are welcome! Lead by Aleena McKinnon with relaxing Buddha beats yoga and R.G Peever with his musical talents! “Allow yourself to let go of your thoughts and let the music float you into your tranquil meditative state. This class is about relaxing and letting go” Following the class everyone can enjoy mimosas and a variety of wines and ciders.

Don’t forget your yoga mat, if you do not have one be sure to let Aleena know prior to the event. Tickets are $45.00 For more information, please contact Aleena McKinnon
Email: buddhabeatsyoga@hotmail.com
Telephone: 1-250-808-1764

More information about the event here!

Valentines Restorative Yoga in a Wine Barrel Room!

Location: 2287 Ward Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4R5 Canada

Dates: Febuary 12, 2023 10AM-11:30AM

Leading up to Valentines day theres no better way to say “I love myself” then signing up for a relaxing yoga session focused on self love, self care and focusing on hear openers through guided movements. The class will also begin with aromatherapy to allow yourself to relax, settle in and be present with you and your self love.
Presented by Buddha Beats, For tickets email transfer Aleena at Email: buddhabeatsyoga@hotmail.com or Telephone: 1-250-808-1764. Tickets are $40 per person more information can be found on her website linked here! Note from Aleena: “Please include the event date and the full names of the people coming and you email in case I need to get a hold of you. Upon your arrival to the event, you just tell them your name at the door. Please bring warm clothing or a blanket the barrel room does get cold.”
Don’t forget your yoga mat!
Dec25

You have arrived at your destination and packed your bags inside your cozy cottage, the lake views are gorgeous and your vacation has begun your stomach begins to grumble and at last it comes time to utilize your large kitchen that is equipped with most the supplies you need, now what to cook? You are reading the perfect blog for you with some of our favourite home cooked meals to make your stay extra memorable from the kitchen outwards.

Turkey Biscuit Stew – a delicious dish to keep your warm and utilize that leftover turkey

  • ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup butter, cubed
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-½ ounces) condensed chicken broth, undiluted
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 cup cooked peas
  • 1 cup cooked, sliced carrots
  • 1 tube (10 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits, not flaky

Creamy Chicken Piccata

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 5 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 ¼ cups chicken stock
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • ¼ cup capers, drained

Easy Red Lentil Dal Recipe – super simple and ingredients you will have in your pantry

  • red lentils- which are cost effective, shelf stable, and a staple in our pantry
  • Spices – curry powder, turmeric, garam masala, cumin, ground coriander and salt
  • Aromatics – finely chopped onion, minced garlic and finely grated ginger
  • tomatoes- one 15 oz can (juices included)
  • stock- vegetable stock for vegetarians, homemade bone broth if you are not. Using stock infuses even more flavor into the lentils as they cook!
Dec14

La Casa’s Kitchen has a brand new menu with so many delicious items for you and your family during your stay at La Casa Cottages.

When the kitchen says they are a “comfort food eatery” they are not joking around! Open seasonally they offer a selection of burgers, fries, chicken strips, a delicious veggie burger and MORE! Order at the counter with the option to take out or sit in at the restaurant and enjoy the awesome atmosphere, with hot or cold beverages and maybe even your neighbour from down the way you haven’t met yet.

Owned by a local who knows what we are craving whether you are on route home, or post adventure everyone’s stomach will be full and happy after eating at La Casa Market and Kitchen.

The delicious burgers are made proudly with 63 acres local premium AAA beef. Our community is the top priority to the business from local meat, to a warm and welcoming environment the minute you walk in the doors at 6808 Westside Rd, Kelowna BC.

We have already heard the community raving about the Tacos and Apple Wood Smoked Wings. Looking forward to seeing you at the La Casa Kitchen during your stay with us at La Casa Cottages.

Community is made here at La Casa Market and Kitchen.