The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails, so this week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail book, which might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eye was the Champs Elysees, a classic French cocktail that just exudes elegance.Read more

Chocolate Bourbon Tart for Valentine’s Day with Baker’s

Chocolate Bourbon Tart with Strawberries

With Valentine’s Day coming up, lots of us are thinking about what kind of plans we can come up with to make this romantic day a success! A lot of people make plans to go out to restaurants, but that can sometimes be a real pain, especially when everyone else wants to go out onRead more

The Peaty Pera – A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

The Peaty Pera - A Scotch Whisky Cocktail

Winter is the time for hearty drinks full of flavor, so we are always thinking about ways we can make cocktails with big bold flavors. Scotch is a spirit that definitely packs a big bold flavor and a nice boozy punch, so when the weather turns cold, we turn to scotch cocktails! The Peaty PeraRead more

Sweet Potato Guacamole Bacon Bites

Sweet Potato Guacamole Bacon Bites

With the big game coming up we were thinking about something we could bring to our friends’ big watch party. With lots of party goers watching in multiple rooms we knew there would be lots of chips and dip and great finger foods for snacking and mingling. We decided that we would combine the dipRead more

The Pink Pear – A Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail

The Pink Pear - A Gin and Grapefruit cocktail

As you might have noticed, we kind of are obsessed with cocktails, reading about them, writing about them, creating them and more importantly getting to drink them and share the experiences with you our readers! Its always nice to get some recognition for hard work, so when the fine folks at Drizly, who know theirRead more

The Woodsman – An Applejack and Maple Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

During the long winter evenings we like to find cocktails that are good for sipping on while enjoying a good book and a roaring fire. While a good hot toddy or a classic Tom and Jerry are delicious hot cocktails in the winter, we still enjoy some chilled sippers that can bring a warm glowRead more

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

In our house breakfast is a very popular meal and if our two little boys had their choice, we would likely have pancakes for every meal. While this is fine with two young lads who are not overly adventurous, for the adults in the house, we want a little more variety in our breakfasts! WeRead more

The Tre Agrumi – A Vodka Cocktail

The Tre Agrumi - A Vodka Cocktail

In the weeks following New Years we start thinking about lots of great citrus based cocktails we can make thanks to the bounty of fresh citrus that starts appearing in the stores in winter. We love to use fresh citrus in cocktails during the winter, because the bright flavors and sunny feelings the citrus bringsRead more

Cherry Amaretto Boozy Marshmallows

Cherry Amaretto Boozy Marshmallows

We are big fans of homemade treats, and one treat we recently had a lot of success making was our own homemade marshmallows! Since we are still in the heart of winter and hot cocoa season, having a marshmallow to add the finishing touch to a hot beverage or a nice sweet treat! Wanting toRead more