The Ginger Snap – A Scotch Cocktail

The Ginger Snap - a Scotch Cocktail

A perfect sipping Scotch whisky 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, glovesRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Maple 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, for this Maple Cocktail!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail, and since Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday we figuredRead more

The Autumn Pear – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Autumn Pear A Bourbon Cocktail

A great fall hard pear cider 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 getRead more

The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

A beautiful fall cider and bourbon cocktail with fall spices, it’s a clove cocktail perfect for celebrating!     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 spicesRead 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 roasted nuts, 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 producedRead more

Pumpkin Harvest – A Bourbon Cocktail

A perfect fall pumpkin and bourbon 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 combinesRead more

25 Cocktails to Toast Autumn

Cocktails to celebrate the falling leaves of autumn, these autumn cocktails will hit the spot!     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!)Read 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. 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 homeRead 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 fall peach 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