The Ginger Snap – A Scotch Cocktail

The Ginger Snap - a Scotch Cocktail

A perfect sipping cocktail for any time of year, it’s just like a gingersnap cookie!     When we start getting into the holiday season, we start getting excited because that means it is time for lots of delicious baked goods, especially cookies that use lots of baking spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, gloves and ginger.Read more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Old Fashioned Cocktail is perfect for the fall, or all winter long! A sweet version of the classic, with some nutty and baked flavors, too!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail, and since Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday we figured serving an Old Fashioned wouldRead more

The Autumn Pear – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Autumn Pear A Bourbon Cocktail

A great fall cocktail with so many popular fall flavors!     We have a good friend who has a number of pear trees in their back yard that are left over from an old orchard that used to be on the land where their house was built. Every fall we get a basket ofRead more

The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail with Drizly

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

A beautiful fall cocktail with fall spices!     Fall is one of our favorite times of the year, the cool crisp days and brilliant colored leaves and evenings around the fire pit lending themselves to lots of treats and drinks with warm baking spices and fall fruits fresh out of the orchards. The flavorsRead more

Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Candied Pecans - Sweet crunchy treat

These are great in a dessert, or even just by themselves (we won’t tell!). Bourbon gives a sweetness to these, and the spices make it very fall!     Almost every weekend in the summer we take a trip down to the Omaha Farmer’s Market to load up on fresh produce, locally produced cheeses andRead more

Pumpkin Harvest Cocktail

A perfect fall pumpkin cocktail!     Living in Nebraska gives us a unique opportunity to experience harvest time as our state is still quite closely connected with the farms where the produce comes from.  Even living in Omaha, we see fields being harvested on the edge of town, the big combines and grain trucksRead more

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

Cocktails to celebrate the falling leaves of autumn!     If you need some ideas for cocktails this fall – how about 25 of them? We have all different kinds to offer you! There are so many autumnal flavors listed here – cranberry, apple, orange, pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon……yum!) These are great for autumn, but theseRead more

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

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

This is one of our favorite fall cocktails on the site. Warm caramel flavors blend so nicely with the ginger beer, and apple cider. The bite of the ginger beer and lime juice make it balance perfectly! Cheers!     With fall comes apples and our annual trip to the apple orchards in Nebraska CityRead more

Green Tomato Jam – A Fall Treat

Green Tomato Jam

A great use for those green tomatoes left over from your summer harvest!     As the days start to get cooler and the leaves on the trees start to turn yellow, one of the few things that tend to stay green is the tomatoes that remain on the vines in the garden.  This yearRead more

Bourbon Peach Shortbread Bars Dessert

A peachy fall dessert that is boozy and sweet.     We continue to celebrate the wonderful bounty of Peach Season with this deliciously decedent dessert. The Colorado peaches we have are candy sweet and are perfect for use in some great desserts. We had a nice peach pie recently (which resulted in this PeachRead more