The Bean and Barley – A Stout and Whiskey Cocktail With Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

We worked with a local distillery here in Omaha to develop this cocktail! This Whiskey and Stout Cocktail combines two loves!       One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region. This can really can bring some great insight intoRead more

Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

One of our favorite summer cocktails, a Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule – a great combo of fresh blueberries and cucumbers with vodka and ginger beer!     We have a whole bunch of spring birthdays, and with our family and friends never missing a chance to throw a shindig, we get tasked with bringing theRead more

Hittin’ the Sauce – A Vodka Cocktail

A spicy vodka cocktail, this hot sauce cocktail can pack a punch!     With winter setting in on us, we can look forward to some great deals on fresh citrus that help brighten the cold nights ahead. With a bunch of fresh limes teasing us on the counter and a frosty night with friendsRead more

The Whiskey Lush – A Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect whiskey cocktail for the fall! Cheers to this honey and whiskey cocktail!     Cold winter nights can make a person yearn for warmer climes, and any drink that can evoke some images of warm exotic locations like tropical islands or the spice markets of the Mediterranean. This drink does both, combining theRead more

Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan 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 our experimentationRead more

Rhubasil – A Vodka Cocktail

Rhubarb and basil, fresh out of our garden into a cocktail!     One of our favorite things about the early season farmer’s markets are the fresh herbs and wonderfully tart fresh rhubarb. This past week we brought home a nice batch of rhubarb that we used to make a delicious strawberry and rhubarb tart. Read more

Orange Dreamsicle Cocktail

Orange Dreamsicle Cocktail served in highball glass, made with vodka, fresh orange juice and cream.

Like a liquid creamsicle popsicle, this is the adult version of an orange dreamsicle!     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 our affiliates, click our Disclosure and Contacts Page.        Read more

Blood Orange Sidecar – A Blood Orange and Brandy Cocktail

Blood orange sidecars in vintage cocktail coupe and garnished with blood orange wheels.

A fabulous winter version of the classic sidecar, with blood orange juice, this Blood Orange Sidecar is perfect!     In the world of cocktails, there are nearly an infinitive variety of cocktails that are offered up to drinkers, but there are some cocktails that are considered great as a foundation for building on. OneRead more

The Red Hound – A Vodka Cocktail

The Red Hound Cocktail made with cranberry, fresh grapefruit, elderflower liqueur and vodka, in a rocks glass and garnished with cranberries and straws, on a wooden table.

The Red Hound is a classic cocktail! Read below for the history, cheers!     This cocktail is an update on the classic cocktail called the Greyhound, which was reputed to have been concocted by the famous American bartender Harry Craddock in the 1920s and was mentioned in his Savoy Cocktail book that was publishedRead more

The Effervescent Redhead

We received a number of great bottles for Christmas, so of course just like our kids, we were really excited to play with our new toys.  One of the bottles we received was Ginger Liqueur, which has a nice spicy and sweet bite with a great ginger aroma that would be perfect in a niceRead more