Summer Gin Cocktails

Gin cocktails to cool off with this summer!       I don’t know if I enjoy a drink more than one with gin in it, for the summer! It’s such a great alcohol and can be mixed with so many other flavors to make these summer cocktails! Hope you enjoy them as much asRead more

Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz Cocktail

Maraschino cherries top a highball glass filled with a Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz.

We got to use the Instant Pot for one of the ingredients in this! So Instant Pot and egg white cocktails here we come!       One of our favorite things about writing about food and drink is the endless combinations and creations that people create and how one little tweak to an ingredientRead more

The Rambler’s Ruby – A Tiki Cocktail

Close up of a pair of tiki glasses filled with The Rambler's Ruby, a tiki cocktail garnished with brandied cherries and a bruleed grapefruit.

A fabulous Tiki Cocktail, that takes away the winter doldrums!       When you hear the word Tiki, you typically think of being served a sweet rum soaked cocktail full of fruit (and we love those!) but as more folks explore the world of Tiki, all kinds of drinks are being created using moreRead more

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

A delicious combo of frozen dessert and refreshing cocktail all in one, plus it changes color!       Every spring we plant an entire herb garden with one thing in mind, making cocktails! Our little garden has all kinds of aromatic herbs that we use to make syrups and infusions for our cocktails, fromRead more

Grilled Tangerine Frozen Negroni – A Negroni Week Cocktail

Tangerine Frozen Negroni - Negroni Week Campari Cocktail

A frozen Negroni version for Negroni week!       Whenever June rolls around, we know it is Negroni Time and the return of Negroni Week. Started by Imbibe Magazine and Campari in 2013, Negroni Week has spread all over the globe as a way to celebrate the Negroni while giving back to charities.  Read more

The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

A beautiful spring touch to this cocktail is the snap pea simple syrup.       There is a glorious time during spring where the sweet spring snap peas make their way to the farmer’s market stands and with spring peas popping up on the stands, we make a point to buy a bunch toRead more

Snap Pea Gin and Tonic

Snap Pin Gin and Tonic Cocktail

A spring twist on the classic Gin & Tonic! Snap pea simple syrup added in!       One of our favorite things about spring is the reopening of the Omaha Farmer’s Market and the return of all sorts of good produce to our kitchen! We love heading down to the market and checking outRead more

Raspberry Peach Ramos Gin Fizz

Raspberry Peach Ramos Gin Fizz

A fruity version of the classic Ramos Gin Fizz!       In the world of craft cocktails there is one cocktail that literally is a workout in a glass, one that requires a little cardio along with the ingredients! A classic invented way back in 1880’s New Orleans, The Ramos Gin Fizz is oneRead more

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic – A Gin Cocktail

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic

A fantastic twist on the classic, this Gin & Tonic is perfect for winter with the pine flavor!         A few years ago we took a summer trip up to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado where we visited the little town of Silver Plume. It was here we got the chance toRead more

The Cherry Blossom – A Sake and Gin Cocktail

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cocktail is sure to please!       Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here in Omaha, springRead more