Month: November 2014

Michael's Musings


Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Picán! We’re grateful for the bounty of blessings and beauty that life offers us. We all have a lot to be thankful for, more than we could ever hope to notice by ourselves. That’s why we have each other. We wish everyone a very safe, holiday weekend! – Michael…

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Holiday Entertaining; The DIY Cocktail Bar!

At Picán, we have lots of counter space, prep areas, a massive back bar and krewe on hand to pamper and take care of our guests. The holidays especially should be about friends and family gathering and celebrating special moments together. So, for the times you’re not here with us, we’ve pulled together some ideas for setting up time-saving,…

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Home For The Holidays! Easy, Tasty Bourbon Cocktails!

We’ve rounded up some of the quickest, easiest bourbon cocktails for entertaining over the holidays! Seasonal, festive and great on their own or paired with food. Here are three favorites – we’ve kept ingredients and “hassle-factor” to a minimum; they can be “assembled” ahead in a pitcher for large batches. Just pour into a shaker with ice, strain and…

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Thanksgiving; More Than The Day Before “Black Friday”!

Thanksgiving in the United States started in the 1600’s with a day of observance through prayer and service at Plimoth Plantation (June 20, 1610). A few Thanksgiving observances were held over the next century and, with the Proclamation issued by President George Washington, October 3, 1789, the forerunner of the traditional Thanksgiving was held, the…

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