Tomato Water Bloody Mary – A Vodka Cocktail

Tomato Water Bloody Mary Cocktails

A twist on the classic Bloody Mary, this is a lighter version!       Let’s talk for a second about that classic brunch cocktail that helps chase away hangovers and in some cases comes with a full meal in the glass, the Bloody Mary! A favorite of weekend breakfasts, fancy brunch spots, and diveRead more

Napa is Open and Needs You!

A toast to great friends at Frog's Leap Winery!
A toast to great friends at Frog's Leap Winery!

If you are taking a Napa trip, we have some suggestions for you!       If you have watched the news over the last few weeks, you probably saw some footage of the horrific wildfires that swept through Santa Rosa, California and the nearby Sonoma and Napa Valleys. If you have a trip plannedRead 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 whileRead 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 nutmegRead more

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

A Tart and Herbal version of a Moscow Mule!       A crisp refreshing Moscow Mule is delightful drink, a pleasing combination of sweet, tart and fizzy, which is why Moscow Mules are some of our favorite cocktails. We are always looking for new variations to make, and with rosemary from our garden andRead more

10 Spooky Cocktails To Get Your Halloween Started

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

Spooky Cocktails for Halloween parties? Yes, please!       I don’t know about you, but I love to have a great spooky cocktail to fit the theme of Halloween! We asked some of our blogger friends to share some of their spookiest cocktails with us! Here are 10 of our favorites for you! BeRead more

The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochi

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for this cocktail, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyone elseRead more

The Prettay, Prettay, Prettay Good Latte Martini and the Desser”Ted” Blueberry Pie Cocktail

Desser"Ted" Blueberry Pie Cocktail with Smirnoff Vodka

2 cocktails in one post! One Creamy and coffee-y, one fruity! Cheers!       A lot of nights after getting the kids down to bed we like to settle down on our couch and watch some TV while blogging about cocktails. While this might seem rather distracting to productive writing, it can occasionally serveRead more

Concord Grape Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Concord Grape Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

A grape version of the classic Moscow Mule!       We recently were wandering around the Omaha Farmer’s Market when we ran across a beautiful bunch of concord grapes. Concord grapes aren’t something we regularly see around here, but occasionally in late summer a few stands offer them, so we jumped on the chanceRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

A great rum cocktail that is tiki-ish and so tasty! Check it out!       This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spirit that evokesRead more