Mini Berry Bites

Mini berry bites feature Smirnioff Ice Strawberry gel, candied cranberries and a whipped cream toping all in a pasty shell!

A great holiday party dessert – boozy and sweet!     We love a great and easy holiday dessert that looks like you took a lot of time, but it’s easy and elegant! Some of the best holiday desserts are small portions that are finger food so that your guests can try all the differentRead more

Citrus Asian Chicken Wings Appetizer

Citrus Asian Chicken Wings with cliantro and green onions with Smirnoff Ice

A great appetizer made with Smirnoff Ice and chicken wings!     We love a great appetizer during the holidays as we do a lot of entertaining, and we are always looking for something new we can make to share with our guests. We were approached by the folks at Smirnoff Ice to create someRead more

Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Bourbon and bacon cinnamon rolls are a perfect fall treat.

What a better way to warm up than with cinnamon rolls with bacon AND bourbon!     When the weather starts turning cooler and the leaves start changing colors, we get a hankering for some fresh baked goods! Here in Nebraska, one of the most popular baked goods is a cinnamon roll! And while aRead more

Homemade Allspice Dram – For Tiki Cocktails

Homemade Allspice Dram

Allspice Dram is a great addition to any cocktail, but especially Tiki Cocktails!     With fall coming, it is the time for everything pumpkin spice and apple cider which means it is time to find new ways to bring delicious warm baking spices into our cocktails. Most people think about cinnamon and nutmeg whenRead more

Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream with Rum and No Bake Gluten Free Rainbow Sprinkle Cookie Crumble

Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream with Rum and No Bake Gluten Free Rainbow Sprinkle Cookie Crumble

Vegan boozy ice cream? Yeah, we did!     A few weeks ago we had a “staycation” while our kids went to spend a few days with the grandparents, so we took advantage of being child free for a few days and headed out to hit some of the spots that we enjoy. One ofRead more

Mint Simple Syrup

Mint Simple Syrup

A fresh, herbal simple syrup that has so many uses!   One of the most common questions we get asked as cocktail bloggers is how to make various flavored simple syrups. Simple syrup can be an integral part of a cocktail, by adding sweetness and flavor to make the drink just right. Such an important partRead more

Chocolate Chip Boozy Marshmallows

Chocolate Chip Boozy Marshmallows

Boozy marshmallows with some added chocolate!     Being cocktail bloggers, we are used to being sent samples of different spirits and alcoholic products to try, but rarely do our friends hand us a bottle and ask us to do something with it! We have a friend who loves all kinds of flavored vodkas, butRead more

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

A great combination of dessert and cocktail in one, a frozen daiquiri on top of vanilla ice cream!     As frequent readers of our blog know, we are kind of obsessed with making lots of classic craft cocktails, but every now and then it is fun to wander away from the classics into somethingRead more

Chocolate Bourbon Tart for Valentine’s Day with Baker’s

Chocolate Bourbon Tart with Strawberries

A boozy chocolate treat perfect for Valentine’s Day!     With Valentine’s Day coming up, lots of us are thinking about what kind of plans we can come up with to make this romantic day a success! A lot of people make plans to go out to restaurants, but that can sometimes be a realRead more

Sweet Potato Guacamole Bacon Bites Appetizer

Sweet Potato Guacamole Bacon Bites

Easy appetizer for a party, or just for snacking on. Low carb and Whole30.     With the big game coming up we were thinking about something we could bring to our friends’ big watch party. With lots of party goers watching in multiple rooms we knew there would be lots of chips and dipRead more