Homemade Mulling Spices

Star Anise, Cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, allspice berries and other spices make up a bag of mulling spices.

Mulling spices for the winter months in wine or cider!       When you’ve made mulling spices yourself, there are a lot of options you can go with. There are many different flavors that can be used, so you need to find what you like and go with it. You can use cloth spiceRead more

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule Cocktail

Caramel Apple Moscow Mules are the ultimate fall cocktail, full of fresh apple cider, crisp ginger beer and caramel infused vodka!

Our best Moscow Mule recipe on the site. Warm caramel flavors blend so nicely with the ginger beer, and apple cider. Try his Caramel Apple Moscow Mule! Cheers!     With fall comes apples and our annual trip to the apple orchards in Nebraska City with the grandparents. Nebraska City is home to Arbor DayRead more

The Nebraskan – A Cocktail with Corn Milk

A sweet corn milk recipe in a cocktail with vodka, celebrating Nebraska!     Nebraska is known for its corn, so we figured why not embrace the stereotype and make a cocktail featuring corn! We haven’t run across many other cocktails that feature corn as the focal point, so this cocktail is truly an original!Read more

Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail

Root Beer Whiskey Flip Cocktail in a coupe, bottle behind

Root Beer Whiskey flip with an egg! A twist on a classic whiskey flip cocktail.     One of our daily activities as food bloggers is to look for new and fun ingredients that might make for some good blog posts. Recently we were checking out different whiskeys when we ran across Uncle Bob’s RootRead more

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned – A Rye Cocktail

Ginger Clementine Old Fashioned Cocktail in a rocks glass with candied ginger, cherries and clementines on a wooden board

These great old fashioned ingredients are perfect for any time of the year, but this Ginger Old Fashioned is fabulous in the fall and winter! A great combination of flavors, it is a twist on the classic cocktail!     The Old Fashioned has been one of the most popular cocktails in the recent craftRead more

Fresh Tangerine Juice and Basil – A Bourbon Cocktail

A great combo of citrus and herb, this Tangerine Juice cocktail hits the spot with tangerine and basil!     We recently made a batch of basil infused simple syrup after having a bunch of leftover basil after a night of Italian cooking. We love using herb infused syrups to layer in flavor and sweetness,Read more

Blueberry Lemonade – A Gin Cocktail

Pink cocktail

A great spring or summer refresher blueberry lemonade cocktail!       As we inch ever closer to Spring, we are always looking for those perfect cocktails for an afternoon enjoying the beautiful weather on the patio. One thing we always enjoy is a nice glass of lemonade, especially the homemade style made from freshRead more

Rosemary’s Blush – Grapefruit Gin Cocktail

Top shot of gin and grapefruit cocktail with gin bottle

A beautiful gin and grapefruit cocktail with a dash of salt!     With all the beautiful citrus available right now, we keep having to find new ways to use it.  Luckily the drinks that we end up with have some beautiful rich pink colors, which look as amazing as they taste. Hopefully you willRead more

A New Trend in Coffee – The Cafe Tonic

Coffee and Tonic in a glass coffee mug

An interesting combo of flavors in this coffee and tonic water combo!       When we first read about this combination of coffee and tonic on Tasting Table, we thought it sounded so crazy that we just had to try it, especially when we found out it is a trend that is sweeping theRead more