A Mexican Mint Julep – A Mezcal Cocktail

The Mexican Mint Julep is a mezcal cocktail served in a rocks glass and topped with jalepeno and fresh mint.

In the spirit of both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby, here is a Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate them together!     So what do you do when two celebrations fall on the same day? In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations,Read more

Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

A great collection of whiskey cocktails for a refreshing happy hour this summer!       What better way to celebrate warm weather this summer than with some whiskey cocktails? We are sharing some of our own whiskey drinks, as well as some other blogger’s whiskey recipes! These will be the perfect way to coolRead more

Carrot Ginger Mimosa – An Easter Cocktail

Two Carrot Ginger Mimosas in Rolf Glass Gatsby Cocktail Flutes and spring flowers and easter eggs

A perfect cocktail for an Easter brunch! This carrot ginger mimosa cocktail will be great for celebrating the holiday!       One request we always are asked about in the spring is if we have a cocktail that would be good for Easter. An Easter Cocktail has to be something a little unique, right?Read more

Toasted Cream Irish Coffee – An Irish Whiskey Cocktail

A mug of Toasted Cream Irish Coffee garnished with Lucky Charm's Marshmallow

A coffee and Irish whiskey cocktail. How can you go wrong with this Toasted Cream Irish Coffee?       We are both big fans of coffee and you would be hard pressed to find a morning where we don’t have a big mug of coffee in hand. Coffee even finds a way into ourRead more

Sonoma’s Sparkling Gem – Visiting Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyards!

Hand holding a champange flute filled with Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs Sparkling wine in front of a vista of the Sonoma Valley.
The Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs has a beautiful color that blends perfectly with the Sonoma Valley landscape below!

Check out our experience with sparkling wine in Sonoma Valley at Gloria Ferrer wine!       Mornings in the Sonoma Valley can be magical, especially when the surrounding mountains slip into view as the warm sun chases the morning fog away. Add sipping a little fantastic sparkling wine while sitting on a terrace overlookingRead more

A Visit to Sonoma’s Spirited Side – Prohibition Spirits

Woman standing at the bar of the Prohibition Spirits Tasting Room in Sonoma, California

Check out our trip to an amazing Sonoma Valley distillery! We also used their Nocino to make a fabulous walnut rum old fashioned cocktail!       When most people think about visiting Sonoma, they envision rolling hills covered in grapevines and beautiful tasting rooms! But, there is a whole other side of Sonoma thatRead more

World Port Seafood – Boozy Tacos and Bourbon Shrimp

Pub Style Cod fillets from World Port Seafood are the fish in Spicy Fish Tacos with Rum soaked pinepple slices and fresh lime and cilantro.

Two fantastic seafood recipes for you to try! And of course, they are boozy! Bourbon Shrimp and Fried Cod Tacos with boozy pineapple!       Seafood isn’t something that is normally associated with living in Nebraska, but every spring in the weeks before Easter, Fridays become “Fish Fry-days” as folks around here observe LentRead more

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!       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, you canRead 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! So Instant Pot and egg white cocktails here we come!       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 ingredientRead 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 gin and mezcal Tiki 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 drinks are beingRead more