Toasted Cream Irish Coffee – An Irish Whiskey Cocktail

A mug of Toasted Cream Irish Coffee garnished with Lucky Charm's Marshmallow

Coffee and whiskey. How can you go wrong?       We are both big fans of coffee and you would be hard pressed to find a morning where we don’t have a big mug of coffee in hand. Coffee even finds a way into our after dinner routine pretty regularly when we finish upRead more

A Visit to Sonoma’s Spirited Side – Prohibition Spirits

Woman standing at the bar of the Prohibition Spirits Tasting Room in Sonoma, California

Check out our trip to an amazing Sonoma Valley distillery!       When most people think about visiting Sonoma, they envision rolling hills covered in grapevines and beautiful tasting rooms, but there is a whole other side of Sonoma that has a truly spirited side lead by the fine folks at Prohibition Spirits! HomeRead more

Citrus Asian Chicken Wings Appetizer

Citrus Asian Chicken Wings with cliantro and green onions with Smirnoff Ice

A great appetizer made with Smirnoff Ice and chicken wings!       We love a great appetizer during the holidays as we do a lot of entertaining, and we are always looking for something new we can make to share with our guests. We were approached by the folks at Smirnoff Ice to createRead 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!       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 goods is a cinnamon roll! And whileRead more

Homemade Allspice Dram – For Tiki Cocktails

Homemade Allspice Dram

Allspice Dram is a great addition to any cocktail, but especially Tiki Cocktails!       With fall coming, it is the time for everything pumpkin spice and apple cider which means it is time to find new ways to bring delicious warm baking spices into our cocktails. Most people think about cinnamon and nutmegRead more

The Japanese Sidecar A iichiko Silhouette Shochu Cocktail

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochi

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for this cocktail, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyone elseRead more

Salted Bourbon Butterscotch Sauce

Salted Bourbon Butterscotch Sauce

One of our favorite sweet treats to be enjoyed in a lot of desserts and drinks, here’s the Salted Bourbon Butterscotch!     Ever since the weather started turning cold and we started making fall focused cocktails, we have been getting lots of drinks full of apple, spices and maple, but one flavor that weRead more

Bourbon Butterbeer – A Harry Potter Whiskey Cocktail

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

We love some Harry Potter, and this 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, and with our oldest boy discovering theRead more

Halloween Oreo Monster Brownies

Halloween Oreo Monster Brownies

A fun treat for adults and kids alike, eat some brownies with eyeballs on them!     When the calendar rolls around to October, our house starts to turn shades of orange and black, and our boys start talking about what what they are going to be on Halloween. Pretty soon, we have lots ofRead 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 no-churn!     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 to use our peaches, weRead more