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

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

The Ginger Snap – A Scotch Cocktail

The Ginger Snap - a Scotch Cocktail

When we start getting into the holiday season, we start getting excited because that means it is time for lots of delicious baked goods, especially cookies that use lots of baking spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, gloves and ginger. One cookie we always love is the ginger snap, a cookie full dark sugars and spice, withRead more

Homemade Mulling Spices

When making mulling spices yourself, there are a lot of options you can go with. There are many different flavors that can be used, so you need to find what you like and go with it. You can use cloth spice bags, cheesecloth or ready to use tea bags.The basic spices that you want toRead more

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

With fall comes apples and our annual trip to the apple orchards in Nebraska City with the grandparents. Home to Arbor Day Farms (founding group of Arbor Day) and home to a group of long time orchards that grow some fantastic apples.  We spend the day there, taking the kids apple picking, watching the kidsRead more

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned has been one of the most popular cocktails in the recent craft cocktail craze, partially due to its popularity from Mad Men and America’s thirst for whiskey.  Technically one of the “original” cocktails, the Old Fashioned is appropriately named, dating back to the 1880’s, where it was commonly consumed in the heartRead more