The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spirit that evokes a lot of feelings of warm tropical locations, so what better way to keep the feelingRead more

Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream with Rum and No Bake Gluten Free Rainbow Sprinkle Cookie Crumble

Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream with Rum and No Bake Gluten Free Rainbow Sprinkle Cookie Crumble

A few weeks ago we had a “staycation” while our kids went to spend a few days with the grandparents, so we took advantage of being child free for a few days and headed out to hit some of the spots that we enjoy. One of those places we stopped at after a quiet dinnerRead more

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but delicious few weeks, the apricot. The apricot is one summer fruit that always seems to be overshadowed by its biggerRead more

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

Every spring we plant an entire herb garden with one thing in mind, making cocktails! Our little garden has all kinds of aromatic herbs that we use to make syrups and infusions for our cocktails, from fresh mint and sage for cooling cocktails, to lemon verbena and lemongrass for tart tipples! As we reach theRead more

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Rose Float

This summer we have totally been into all sorts of frozen drinks and desserts, which is somewhat of a departure from our typical drinks, but with the hot weather we have been having recently, serving anything frozen and frosty is going to be delicious! Our Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float checks both the dessertRead more

The Galaxy Magic Mule – A Vodka Moscow Mule

Galaxy-Magic-Moscow-Mule-A-Vodka-Cocktail

Back when we were kids and watching Bill Nye the Science Guy on TV, little did we know that some of those science experiments that we played about with would end up being useful when it comes to making drinks! Seeing some of the results felt like magic (especially when you are a kid!) butRead more

24 Hours in Kansas City – A Foodie Getaway!

The Smoky Cocktail at SOT

Whenever we travel and no matter the destination, we always pack one thing, our appetite! We love traveling to places just to discover new places to eat or drink, and usually our plans revolve about what restaurant, winery, brewery or cocktail bar we can visit! We recently took a quick trip just down the roadRead more

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé (Frozen Rosé)

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé-A Rosé cocktail

With the hot days of summer fully in effect and with everyone looking for great ways to beat the heat, why not turn to something fun, fruity and frozen? One of the big drink sensations sweeping the nation totally checks all the boxes for a great summer treat, the Frosé! We came up with ourRead more

Food and Fun – The KC Flavor Festival at Worlds of Fun

KC Flavor Festival - BBQ Wings and Burnt Ends
Chargrilled BBQ chicken wings and KC Style BBQ Burnt Ends along with beer from Kansas City's Cinder Block Brewery!

This past weekend we made the short drive from Omaha down to Kansas City to check out the KC Flavor Festival at Worlds of Fun! The KC Flavor Festival is a new event that Worlds of Fun is holding that celebrates the rich heritage Kansas City has when it comes to food, local brews, winesRead more