The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

A beautiful fall cider and bourbon cocktail with fall spices, it’s a clove cocktail perfect for celebrating!     Fall is one of our favorite times of the year, the cool crisp days and brilliant colored leaves and evenings around the fire pit! These events lend themselves to lots of treats and drinks with warmRead more

Bourbon Butterbeer – A Harry Potter Whiskey Cocktail

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

We love some Harry Potter, and this alcoholic butterbeer cocktail is an homage to the books (or the movies) whichever!     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. With our oldest boy discoveringRead more

The Lucky Lucano – An Amaro Cocktail

The Lucky Lucano - A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Italian Amaro Cocktail, very herbal and light.     We recently had an evening to catch up with some friends and were sitting on the deck enjoying cocktails! We were trying to figure out how to make one of these evening happen in a far away location like Napa, when one of our friendsRead more

Fall Fun with Family Fare – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub

A stone fruit and herbal bourbon shrub cocktail.     With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say its really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with friends, weRead more

Bourbon and Peach No Churn Ice Cream

Bourbon and Peach No Churn Ice Cream

Summer flavors in this ice cream – peach and bourbon. And it’s no-churn bourbon ice cream!     The end of summer doesn’t mean we stop having ice cream in our house, especially when in our house September is peach season, thanks to the peach trees in our back yard. Needing lots of ways toRead more

Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Candied Pecans - Sweet crunchy treat

These are great in a dessert, or even just by themselves (we won’t tell!). Bourbon gives a sweetness to these roasted nuts, and the spices make it very fall!     Almost every weekend in the summer we take a trip down to the Omaha Farmer’s Market to load up on fresh produce, locally producedRead more

Cold Brew Bourbon Cocktail

Cold Brew Coffee and Bourbon together? Yes, please! This cold brew cocktail is very refreshing!     With summer coming, we need a way to get our caffeine fix with out having a hot cup of coffee. So, we have been drinking a lot of cold brew coffee. Sur La Table Cold Brew Coffee MakerRead more

The T and T Sour – A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Amaro cocktail that hits the spot!     Back in 2009, one of the strangest cocktails to ever cross the bar rail made bartenders and cocktail nerd alike raise their eyebrows. it was a cocktail made primarily from Angostura Bitters and it hit the cocktail competition circuit. Normally cocktails use just a dash orRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

Raspberry Gimlet Cocktail - gin, lime juice, raspberries and simple syrup in a coupe

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!       Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious daysRead more

Blackberry Sage Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

A twist on the classic, the flavors are fresh and clean in this blackberry and bourbon Moscow Mule!     The Moscow Mule is one of those classic cocktails that is super refreshing, very tasty and easy to make. Originally concocted back in 1946 as a way to help market the struggling Smirnoff vodka andRead more