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!

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 more holiday themed! The Holiday Berry Sparkler is a definite drink to make for your nextRead more

The Maple and Cider Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Maple and Cider Kentucky Mule - A Bourbon Cocktail

We have been having one of the most beautiful falls recently, with perfect warm days and cool evenings. These kind of fall days make for colorful trees and beautiful days for sitting outside enjoying the scenery. Highlighting that beautiful scenery are a couple of big beautiful maple trees that turn brilliant blazing orange and redsRead more

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

We recently had a night out at a restaurant where they offered one of our favorite desserts, creme brulee.  The combination of smooth creamy custard and the hot caramelized sugar crust on the top makes for an elegant delicious dessert. Its one of those desserts that makes you look like an amazing cook, but theRead more

The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail with Drizly

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

Fall is one of our favorite times of the year, the cool crisp days and brilliant colored leaves and evenings around the fire pit lending themselves to lots of treats and drinks with warm baking spices and fall fruits fresh out of the orchards. The flavors of fall make for some great drinks, and whenRead more

Bourbon Butterbeer – A Harry Potter Cocktail

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

As Halloween quickly approaches, its time for a little fun with spooky or magic inspired cocktails. One source of inspiration for us has been the Harry Potter books, and with our oldest boy discovering the world of Harry Potter via us reading the books aloud to him, he has taken us back to the wonderfulRead more

Pumpkin Harvest Cocktail

Living in Nebraska gives us a unique opportunity to experience harvest time as our state is still quite closely connected with the farms where the produce comes from.  Even living in Omaha, we see fields being harvested on the edge of town, the big combines and grain trucks kicking up dust clouds into the skyRead more

Apple Cider Sidecar

With our children obsessed with apple cider, we have had a lot of it in the house recently and I keep finding ways to incorporate some of the great cider we have been getting recently into our evening cocktails. Tonight I choose to go with a variation of the classic Sidecar cocktail which uses brandyRead more

St Patrick’s Day Cocktails

As I mentioned in our post about Irish Stout and Whiskey Cupcakes, 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 respecting Irish lads and lasses will be celebrating in the traditionalRead more