The Last Word – A Gin and Chartreuse 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

Spiked Strawberry Punch

One of the best parts of spring is the fresh strawberries that start appearing in the stores and markets.   We found a nice flat of fresh strawberries and put our mind to finding some new ways to enjoy the strawberries.  A classic way to enjoy fruit is in a cocktail, and fresh strawberries can makeRead more

Blackberry Bourbon Fizz

With spring and summer coming soon, I have been looking for some cocktails that would be good candidates for a warm summer evening. I found a great deal on some blackberries this weekend and with blackberries a summer fruit, I set out to make a nice drink  that would be light and refreshing.  A classicRead more

St Patrick’s Day Cocktail – Ad Bodharn Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect cocktail for St. Patrick’s Day, this Irish whiskey cocktail is sure to please everyone not drinking green beer!     Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s day, so there are lots of folks who will be pounding cheap green beer, or maybe if they are lucky, drinking a Guinness.  However, many self respectingRead more

Pitch Pizzeria

Pitch Pizzeria in Omaha, located in the Dundee Neighborhood.     Taking advantage of an unseasonably warm winter evening, we headed down to the Dundee section of Omaha, a quaint historic neighborhood that is a hotbed of arts and culinary spots, where we decided to eat at Pitch Pizzeria.  Pitch is an upscale neighborhood pizzeriaRead more

Brandied Cherries

Brandied Cherries in a jar

We adore these Brandied Cherries, and love to put them in cocktails, desserts, and really any other recipe we can! Hope you try them!       This post contains affiliate links for products that we think you as readers might find useful, and we make commission off of these! For more details about ourRead more

J.Coco’s Omaha

A lovely restaurant in Omaha, we encourage you to go to J. Coco’s.     Omaha’s historic Dundee neighborhood has been undergoing a rediscovery and reclamation, with new businesses and restaurants opening in many of the original buildings. In March 2012, the beloved neighborhood grocery store, Wolhner’s Grocery, was transformed into an exciting new restaurantRead more