Peach Margarita with a Kick

A Spicy Peach Margarita recipe, this frozen margarita one is a great combo of sweet and heat!     A good cocktail is a study in melding contrasting flavors into a combination that pleases your senses.  One of the most fun flavor combinations is taking sweet and heat and letting those two flavors play offRead more

Rhubasil – A Perfect Pink Cocktail

Rhubasil Cocktail in a glass with a bunch of basil

Rhubarb and basil, fresh out of our garden into a cocktail!     One of our favorite things about the early season farmer’s markets are the fresh herbs and wonderfully tart fresh rhubarb. This past week we brought home a nice batch of rhubarb that we used to make a delicious strawberry and rhubarb tart. Read more

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita – Pineapple Cocktail

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great pineapple margarita recipe.     We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using someRead more

Kentucky Derby – Mint Julep Cocktail

Mint Julep for the Kentucky Derby with bourbon, mint simple syrup and ice

Need the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail? Here you go with this classic Mint Julep recipe!       In honor of the Kentucky Derby race, we celebrated by making our own Mint Juleps! The Mint Julep was first prescribed in 1784 for stomach issues, and in 1803 was described in a book in London as,Read more

Sangria Blanca – Summer Punch Recipe

Sangria Blanca with berries and citrus

A beautiful white sangria punch, perfect for summer sipping!     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 beautyRead more

The Rambler – A Bramble Cocktail

Rambler Cocktail in a rocks glass with oranges and blackberries, whiskey bottle in background

A tart and sweet combo of whiskey blackberry, this is a very refreshing twist on the Bramble Cocktail.     We love the combination of blackberries and bourbon, and when a surplus of blackberries from a brunch found their way into our possession, it was only a matter of time before they ended up inRead more

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned – A Rye Cocktail

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned Cocktail in a rocks glass with candied ginger, cherries and clementines on a wooden board

These great old fashioned ingredients are perfect for any time of the year, but this Ginger Old Fashioned is fabulous in the fall and winter! A great combination of flavors, it is a twist on the classic cocktail!     The Old Fashioned has been one of the most popular cocktails in the recent craftRead 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

Balsamic Strawberry Smash

An interesting mix of strawberries and balsamic vinegar!     One of the best things about spring is the first crop of strawberries that hits the stores, when the berries are plump and juicy and super sweet. One of our favorite combinations is combining balsamic vinegar with strawberries into a sweet and sour syrup thatRead more