Boozy Popsicles – Cherry Limeade and Vodka, Jasmine Lemonade and Gin

Jasmine Lemonade Gin Pop

Boozy Popsicles? Oh yes we did make icepops!     Everyone loves a good popsicle on a hot summer day, cool, sweet and tart and definitely refreshing. What might make a popsicle even better? How about a pair of popsicles with a little adult twist!? With the end of summer quickly approaching, we decided weRead more

The Clover Club – A Gin Cocktail

The Clover Club Cocktail - A gin and raspberry cocktail

A beautiful color cocktail made from the fresh raspberries, the Clover Club.     When most people see a pink cocktail, they automatically think it is a ladies’ cocktail. This is because it’s delicate and pink and super sweet. However, in the case of the Clover Club, this pink drink has a roots in aRead more

Build Your Essential Home Bar Collection – Plus A Cocktail to Get you Started

Rhubarb fennel gin cocktail

A super interesting rhubarb and fennel combo cocktail! Also, a home bar essential collection.     Way back when we first started exploring how to make cocktails, we essentially had an old souvenir shot glass and an old juice glass that came home with us from college years ago! Our setup worked for the simpleRead more

Concord Negroni Flip – A Gin and Campari Cocktail

A new take on the classic negroni cocktail. the Concord Negroni Flip uses concord grape syrup, cream, gin, Campari and sweet vermouth to make a real summer sipper.

A grape twist on the classic, with this grape Negroni!     Every June there is a world wide celebration of one of the classic cocktails, the negroni. Started by Imbibe Magazine in 2013, Negroni Week has spread all over the globe as a way to celebrate the Negroni and give back to charities.  Read more

Ginger Cherry Smash – A Gin Cocktail

Ginger Cherry Smash Cocktail in a highball with a lime and cherries

A great combo cocktail of ginger cherry, mixed with gin! This cherry gin cocktail is perfect for spring!     With two boys playing sports and the two of us being active in lots of organizations, our weekends can get rather hectic, especially for our boys who sometimes need a little treat in the afternoonRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

Raspberry Gimlet Cocktail - gin, lime juice, raspberries and simple syrup in a coupe

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!       Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious daysRead more

The French Tart – A Gin Cocktail

We used a unique gin in this cocktail, but any gin and grapefruit juice will do!     We occasionally run across recipes that immediately pique our interest, many times from some of our fellow food bloggers. Usually we end up putting these interesting recipes on our list of things to make! This is usuallyRead more

The Superlative Juvenile – A Gin Cocktail

Superlative Juvenile Cocktail

A refreshing light cocktail, perfect for sipping, is this gin and pomegranate combination!!     In an earlier post, I talked about how my exposure to some of the incredible craft cocktails at places like The Boiler Room and J.Coco’s inspired me to want to learn more about the art of the cocktail.  About thisRead more

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

We have a great collection of New Year’s cocktails here for you to celebrate the New Year in style! Cheers to the new year!    

Pomegranate French 75 – A Gin and Champagne Cocktail

A bubbly sweet and tart cocktail with champagne, lemon juice and gin, a twist on the classic French 75!     The French 75 cocktail was created during World War I at the famous New York Bar in Paris. The combination of gin and champagne was said to have such a kick that it feltRead more