Home Bar Essentials – Plus A Cocktail to Get you Started

Rhubarb fennel gin cocktail

https://www.gastronomblog.com/category/craft-cocktails/A super interesting rhubarb and fennel combo cocktail! Also, a home bar essentials collection.     Way back when we first started exploring how to make cocktails, we essentially had an old souvenir shot glass and an old juice glass that came home with us from college years ago! Our setup worked for the simpleRead more

Concord Negroni Flip – Negroni Cocktail Recipe

A new take on the classic negroni cocktail. the Concord Negroni Flip uses concord grape syrup, cream, gin, Campari and sweet vermouth to make a real summer sipper.

A grape twist on the classic, with this grape Negroni Cocktail Recipe!     Every June there is a world wide celebration of one of the classic cocktails, the negroni. Started by Imbibe Magazine in 2013, Negroni Week has spread all over the globe as a way to celebrate the Negroni and give back toRead more

Ginger Cherry Smash – A Gin Cocktail

Ginger Cherry Smash Cocktail in a highball with a lime and cherries

One of our favorite ginger cocktails of ginger, cherry, mixed with gin! This cherry gin cocktail is perfect for spring!     With two boys playing sports and the two of us being active in lots of organizations, our weekends can get rather hectic, especially for our boys who sometimes need a little treat inRead more

The French Tart – Elderflower Cocktail

We used a unique gin in this elderflower cocktail, but any gin and grapefruit juice will do!     We occasionally run across recipes that immediately pique our interest, many times from some of our fellow food bloggers. Usually we end up putting these interesting recipes on our list of things to make! This isRead more

The Superlative Juvenile – Pomegranate Cocktail

Superlative Juvenile Cocktail

A refreshing light cocktail, perfect for sipping, is this gin and pomegranate cocktail!!     In an earlier post, I talked about how my exposure to some of the incredible craft cocktails at places like The Boiler Room and J.Coco’s inspired me to want to learn more about the art of the cocktail.  About thisRead more

Raspberry Gimlet – A Gin and Raspberry Cocktail

A twist on the classic, this raspberry gimlet is perfect for summer! The sweet raspberries play well with the bite of the lime! Cheers!     This drink takes the refreshing classic gin cocktail, the Gimlet, and adds fresh raspberries to bring a hint of fruity sweetness that makes it taste a bit like aRead more