Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule

We love a good Moscow Mule, so with National Moscow Mule day upon us, what better way to celebrate then a Moscow Mule? We couldn’t celebrate with just a plain old Moscow Mule, so we decided to spice things up a bit with our Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule! Spicy and fruity, this Spicy PineappleRead more

The Nene Bird – A Rum and Campari Tiki Cocktail

The Nene Bird - A Rum and Campari Cocktail

We love a good classic cocktail, and spend a lot of time perusing old cocktail recipe books and menus and making our versions of them. One area we haven’t really hit is the world of Tiki, that mythical world of tropical drinks, flaming mugs and enough rum to make Captain Jack Sparrow feel at home.Read more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious days than to get the deck chairs out and sit in the patioRead more

The Whiskey Lush

Cold winter nights can make a person yearn for warmer climes, and any drink that can evoke some images of warm exotic locations like tropical islands or the spice markets of the Mediterranean. This drink does both, combining the tropical sweetness of pineapple with the spicy warmth of a spiced honey simple syrup. Add inRead more

Beau Jo’s Pizza – Idaho Springs, CO

Oh Beau Jo’s Pizza, how we love thee! On our way out to Silver Plume, Colorado for a family vacation, we made a stop for lunch in the mountain town of Idaho Springs at Beau Jo’s Pizza. Located about 45 minutes out of Denver, Beau Jo’s is a Colorado favorite, known for its “Colorado StyleRead more

Cinco de Cilantro! – Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or poloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using some of the fresh herbs from our garden and one of our favorite fruits, pineapple, to makeRead more

Sangria Blanca

Since the days have been getting warmer this spring, and we had a plethora of fruit, we decided to make some sangria. Sangria is a typical drink from Spain, consisting of wine, fruit, a sweetener and sometimes some brandy or a liqueur. The beauty of sangria is that you can add any fruit to it,Read more

The Pineapple Express Punch

The Pineapple Express Punch is named after the yearly weather phenomenon that tends to occur around the holidays out on the west coast with storms coming across the Pacific from Hawaii bringing the rainy season and cool weather.  This year, the Pineapple Express has wrecked havoc on California with heavy rain and nearly hurricane forceRead more