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 cocktail recipe!       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, youRead 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 the cherry toasted cream in this! This Gin Fizz Recipe is a tasty one!       One of our favorite things about writing about food and drink is the endless combinations and creations that people make. Also how one little tweak to an ingredient or processRead 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 drink with gin and mezcal 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 drinksRead 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 pineapple 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 willRead 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.

AlsoCheck out this fabulous Port wine 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! TakingRead 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! We also developed a blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring the products!       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! Read more

Tropical Rum Punch – A Rum Cocktail

A tropical Rum Punch cocktail makes a great drink!

Need a pick me up for these cold winter days? We have the tropical rum punch cocktail for you, then!       Around the holidays our schedule always seems to be one big crazy tangle of activities, from holiday concerts for the kids, hanging decorations and shopping for gifts, but somehow we manage toRead more

Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

An Earl Grey Manhattan cocktail

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey Manhattan! See our great experience, and creation of an Earl Grey Manhattan!       A lot of folks collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spiritsRead more

Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

These sparkling holiday drinks are perfect for parties featuring Strawberry Smirnoff Ice!       This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even moreRead more

Caramel Green Apple Cocktail

Detail shot of the caramel green apple cocktail featuring Smirnoff Ice Green Apple.

Caramel green apple cocktail? Perfect for fall or all year long featuring green apple Smirnoff Ice!       So we love getting together with friends and family during the holidays at various parties and events, and somehow we always get elected or we volunteer to bring the cocktails, hmm, we wonder why? These CaramelRead more