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 up dinners,Read 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! Home toRead more

Chai Toasted Cream White Russian – A Vodka Cocktail

Toasted cream is poured into a rocks glass containing a mixture of Kahlua, vodka and chai tea simple syrup, making a Chai Toasted Cream White Russian Cocktail.

We used the Instant Pot for an ingredient in this! A beautiful winter White Russian!     When people think of a pressure cooker like an Instant Pot they don’t associate it with anything to do with a cocktail, but like we found with our Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz, you can take aRead more

Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz Cocktail

Maraschino cherries top a highball glass filled with a Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz.

We got to use the Instant Pot for one of the ingredients in this! So Instant Pot cocktails here we come!     One of our favorite things about writing about food and drink is the endless combinations and creations that people create and how one little tweak to an ingredient or process can createRead more

The Recap – A Port Wine Cocktail

Two Recap Cocktails, made with Bin 27 Port Wine, amaro, mint and lemon sits in front of holiday decor, a gold double jigger and a bottle of port wine.

Check out this fabulous Port cocktail to close out the year, and celebrate the new one coming!     With the new year fast approaching, we find ourselves looking forward to celebrating what the future might bring, but we also want to remember the past that made us who we are today! Taking a chanceRead more

Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip!     Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery!  Regular readers know we recently were out in California on aRead more

Tropical Rum Punch – A Rum Cocktail

A tropical Rum Punch cocktail makes a great drink!

Need a pick me up for these cold winter days? We have the cocktail for you, then!     Around the holidays our schedule always seems to be one big crazy tangle of activities, from holiday concerts for the kids, hanging decorations and shopping for gifts, but somehow we manage to find a way toRead more

Earl Grey Manhattan and a Visit to Anchor Distilling

An Earl Grey Manhattan cocktail

 A Tour of Anchor Distilling in San Francisco and a Rye Whiskey cocktail! See our great experience!     A lot of folks we know collect things like a t-shirt or a magnet from the places they travel, but what do we come home with? Bottles of delightful spirits of course! One thing we loveRead more

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!

A sparkling cocktail perfect for Holiday Parties!     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 SparklerRead more

Caramel Green Apple Cocktail

Detail shot of the caramel green apple cocktail featuring Smirnoff Ice Green Apple.

Caramel apple cocktail? Perfect for fall or all year long!     So we love getting together with friends and family during the holidays at various parties and events, and somehow we always get elected or we volunteer to bring the cocktails, hmm, we wonder why? These Caramel Green Apple Cocktails will fulfill a lotRead more