Toasted Cream Irish Coffee – An Irish Whiskey Cocktail

A mug of Toasted Cream Irish Coffee garnished with Lucky Charm's Marshmallow

Coffee and whiskey. How can you go wrong?     We are both big fans of coffee and you would be hard pressed to find a morning where we don’t have a big mug of coffee in hand. Coffee even finds a way into our after dinner routine pretty regularly when we finish up dinners,Read more

Sonoma’s Sparkling Gem – Visiting Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards!

Hand holding a champange flute filled with Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs Sparkling wine in front of a vista of the Sonoma Valley.
The Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs has a beautiful color that blends perfectly with the Sonoma Valley landscape below!

Check out our experience with sparkling wine in Sonoma Valley!     Mornings in the Sonoma Valley can be magical, especially when the surrounding mountains slip into view as the warm sun chases the morning fog away. Add sipping a little fantastic sparkling wine while sitting on a terrace overlooking the beautiful Sonoma Valley withRead more

A Visit to Sonoma’s Spirited Side – Prohibition Spirits

Woman standing at the bar of the Prohibition Spirits Tasting Room in Sonoma, California

Check out our trip to an amazing Sonoma Valley distillery!     When most people think about visiting Sonoma, they envision rolling hills covered in grapevines and beautiful tasting rooms, but there is a whole other side of Sonoma that has a truly spirited side lead by the fine folks at Prohibition Spirits! Home toRead more

World Port Seafood – Boozy Tacos and Bourbon Shrimp

Pub Style Cod fillets from World Port Seafood are the fish in Spicy Fish Tacos with Rum soaked pinepple slices and fresh lime and cilantro.

Two fantastic seafood recipes for you to try! And of course, they are boozy!     Seafood isn’t something that is normally associated with living in Nebraska, but every spring in the weeks before Easter, Fridays become “Fish Fry-days” as folks around here observe Lent and have big fish fries with lots of fried fishRead more

Chai Toasted Cream White Russian – A Vodka Cocktail

Toasted cream is poured into a rocks glass containing a mixture of Kahlua, vodka and chai tea simple syrup, making a Chai Toasted Cream White Russian Cocktail.

We used the Instant Pot for an ingredient in this! A beautiful winter White Russian!     When people think of a pressure cooker like an Instant Pot they don’t associate it with anything to do with a cocktail, but like we found with our Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz, you can take aRead more

Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz Cocktail

Maraschino cherries top a highball glass filled with a Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz.

We got to use the Instant Pot for one of the ingredients in this! So Instant Pot cocktails here we come!     One of our favorite things about writing about food and drink is the endless combinations and creations that people create and how one little tweak to an ingredient or process can createRead more

The Rambler’s Ruby – A Tiki Cocktail

Close up of a pair of tiki glasses filled with The Rambler's Ruby, a tiki cocktail garnished with brandied cherries and a bruleed grapefruit.

A fabulous Tiki Cocktail, that takes away the winter doldrums!     When you hear the word Tiki, you typically think of being served a sweet rum soaked cocktail full of fruit (and we love those!) but as more folks explore the world of Tiki, all kinds of drinks are being created using more thanRead more

Fall in Paradise – A Pineapple and Rum Cocktail

Fresh pineapple and candied cherries garnish the Fall in Paradise cocktail, a tiki cocktail full or great flavors!

A tiki cocktail to warm you up in the chilly weather!     When most people think of a tropical or tiki cocktail, they usually are thinking of sipping a drink by a pool on a warm summer’s day, but if you are like us and live in a spot where winter will chill youRead more

The Recap – A Port Wine Cocktail

Two Recap Cocktails, made with Bin 27 Port Wine, amaro, mint and lemon sits in front of holiday decor, a gold double jigger and a bottle of port wine.

Check out this fabulous Port cocktail to close out the year, and celebrate the new one coming!     With the new year fast approaching, we find ourselves looking forward to celebrating what the future might bring, but we also want to remember the past that made us who we are today! Taking a chanceRead more

Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip!     Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery!  Regular readers know we recently were out in California on aRead more