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

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

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! Yeah, I said bacon cinnamon rolls!       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 goodsRead 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

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

This is a great sweet tart combo of a cocktail in this bourbon sour. Cheers!       When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but delicious fewRead more

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – A Bourbon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

A refreshing combination perfect for summer porch sipping!       We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forward to those late springRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon & Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy!       This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun to make cocktails for aRead 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 aRead more

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

A fabulous skillet breakfast or brunch with a boozy fruity twist!     In our house breakfast is a very popular meal and if our two little boys had their choice, we would likely have pancakes for every meal. While this is fine with two young lads who are not overly adventurous, for the adultsRead more