The Pineapple Express Punch

Cocktail in snifter, mint and cherry garnish

This pineapple juice and rum cocktail is a great tiki based drink. Refreshing and flavorful!     The Pineapple Express Punch is named after the yearly weather phenomenon that tends to occur around the holidays out on the west coast. These storms come across the Pacific from Hawaii. They bring the rainy season and coolRead more

The Blood and Sand – Scotch Whiskey Cocktails

A favorite liquor forward scotch whiskey cocktails that is a classic!     Scotch is one of Mr. Nom’s favorite spirits, but it isn’t one of those that is found in a lot of cocktails. There is a big school of thought that using any scotch in a cocktail is sacrilege, as many drinkers thinkRead more

Rye Old Fashioned No Churn Ice Cream – Alcoholic Ice Cream

Alcoholic ice cream based on a classic Old Fashioned Cocktail!     Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite things to make in the summer. Both of us have memories from our childhood of the Breville Smart Scoop Ice Cream Compressor droning away and the sound of the ice cubes and rock salt crunchingRead more

Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan recipe with our brandied cherries.       We always are fans of the classics and the folks over at Cut Spike Distillery mentioned on Twitter that they were obsessing about Manhattans. They wanted another recipe to try, and of course it prompted us to finish up ourRead more

The Last Word Cocktail

The Last Word Cocktail in a tall coupe glass with a jigger and bottles of gin, green chartreuse and maraschino liqueur.

 Nice and boozy, this classic cocktail, The Last Word, makes the most of the flavors of Chartreuse and Luxardo! Cheers!     Recently we bought a bottle of Chartreuse, a herbal liqueur distilled by Carthusian Monks of France that contains 130 herbs plants and flowers.  I had been seeing a number of amazing looking andRead more