Blackberry Bourbon Fizz

With spring and summer coming soon, I have been looking for some cocktails that would be good candidates for a warm summer evening. I found a great deal on some blackberries this weekend and with blackberries a summer fruit, I set out to make a nice drink  that would be light and refreshing.  A classicRead more

The Blizzard Cocktail

A great winter cocktail to warm up with, the Blizzard.     Cool evenings are a perfect reason to enjoy a a warm cocktail.  This one is based on the recipe by Charles Corpion of the Four Seasons.  The Blizzard Cocktail is based on the classic coffee and Bailey’s Irish Cream, but adding some hazelnutRead more

St Patrick’s Day Cocktail – Ad Bodharn Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect cocktail for St. Patrick’s Day, this Irish whiskey cocktail is sure to please everyone not drinking green beer!     Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s day, so there are lots of folks who will be pounding cheap green beer, or maybe if they are lucky, drinking a Guinness.  However, many self respectingRead more

Pitch Pizzeria

Pitch Pizzeria in Omaha, located in the Dundee Neighborhood.     Taking advantage of an unseasonably warm winter evening, we headed down to the Dundee section of Omaha, a quaint historic neighborhood that is a hotbed of arts and culinary spots, where we decided to eat at Pitch Pizzeria.  Pitch is an upscale neighborhood pizzeriaRead more

Brandied Cherries

Brandied Cherries in a jar

We adore these Brandied Cherries, and love to put them in cocktails, desserts, and really any other recipe we can! Hope you try them!       This post contains affiliate links for products that we think you as readers might find useful, and we make commission off of these! For more details about ourRead more

2014 Nebraska Producers Choice Chef Award Dinner

As residents of Nebraska we are reminded of our close relationship with agriculture almost on a daily basis, but rarely do we stop and think about where our food really is coming from and who is growing it.  The Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society set out 30 years ago to ensure a strong sustainable relationship betweenRead more

Burger Bar at Mandalay Place – Las Vegas

All about a fantastic meal at Burger Bar in Mandalay Casino, Las Vegas!       After venturing to the Hoover Dam in the morning, we made our way back to the Strip and decided to eat at Burger Bar in the Mandalay Place, the mall located between Mandalay Bay and Luxor. Burger Bar’s outerRead more

J.Coco’s Omaha

A lovely restaurant in Omaha, we encourage you to go to J. Coco’s.     Omaha’s historic Dundee neighborhood has been undergoing a rediscovery and reclamation, with new businesses and restaurants opening in many of the original buildings. In March 2012, the beloved neighborhood grocery store, Wolhner’s Grocery, was transformed into an exciting new restaurantRead more