Aperol Spritz – A Perfect Italian Cocktail

A classic Italian cocktail, perfectly refreshing is this Aperol Spritz!     In these waning days of summer coming, we are still enjoying warm weather drinks, so we figured we better share another classic, the Aperol Spritz. The Aperol Spritz, is bubbly and refreshing and just the right amount of bitter and sweet at theRead more

The Nebraskan – A Cocktail with Corn Milk

A sweet corn milk recipe in a cocktail with vodka, celebrating Nebraska!     Nebraska is known for its corn, so we figured why not embrace the stereotype and make a cocktail featuring corn! We haven’t run across many other cocktails that feature corn as the focal point, so this cocktail is truly an original!Read more

Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan recipe with our brandied cherries.       We always are fans of the classics and the folks over at Cut Spike Distillery mentioned on Twitter that they were obsessing about Manhattans. They wanted another recipe to try, and of course it prompted us to finish up ourRead more

Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail

Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, bottle behind

Root Beer Whiskey flip with an egg! A twist on a classic whiskey flip cocktail.     One of our daily activities as food bloggers is to look for new and fun ingredients that might make for some good blog posts. Recently we were checking out different whiskeys when we ran across Uncle Bob’s RootRead more

Tropical Strawberry Chiller – Vodka Cocktail

Strawberry Tropical Chiller - vodka, coconut milk, frozen, bitters, strawberries

An icy summer treat, with summer flavors that we made into an adult beverage, this strawberry cocktail is perfect!     We tend to try to make cocktails featuring ingredients that are in season. While cruising the aisles of the grocery store looking for inspiration, we found a nice batch of fresh strawberries which areRead more

The Red Beet Rye Cocktail – A Whiskey Cocktail

Red Beet Rye Cocktail - Beet shrub and rye whiskey

An interesting mix of flavors, this rye whiskey and red beet shrub cocktail makes for a great drink!     With the weather getting warmer, the season for the classic way to beat the heat, the shrub. Shrubs are a combination of sugar, fruit and vinegar that historically has been a way to preserve fruitRead more

St. Pisco Smash – A Pisco Cocktail

This Pisco cocktail is a lovely fruity and gingery combination!     This drink was inspired by a cocktail we had on a trip out to California last summer where we had this fantastic drink made with fresh blackberries and pisco. We had stopped for lunch at a spot in San Fransisco where this drinkRead more