Citrus Asian Chicken Wings

Citrus Asian Chicken Wings with cliantro and green onions with Smirnoff Ice

We love a great appetizer during the holidays as we do a lot of entertaining, and we are always looking for something new we can make to share with our guests. We were approached by the folks at Smirnoff Ice to create some holiday appetizers using Smirnoff Ice, so this was a great excuse toRead more

The Ginger Snap – A Scotch Cocktail

The Ginger Snap - a Scotch Cocktail

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. One cookie we always love is the ginger snap, a cookie full dark sugars and spice, withRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

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 days than to get the deck chairs out and sit in the patioRead more

Blackberry Sage Kentucky Mule – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Moscow Mule is one of those classic cocktails that is super refreshing, very tasty and easy to make. Originally concocted back in 1946 as a way to help market the struggling Smirnoff vodka and Cock ‘n’ Bull ginger beer brands, the iconic copper mug was the finishing touch that made the Moscow Mule aRead more

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

We have a great collection of New Years cocktails here for you to celebrate 2016 in style! Cheers to the new year!

Homemade Mulling Spices

When making 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 spice bags, cheesecloth or ready to use tea bags.The basic spices that you want toRead 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!

With fall comes apples and our annual trip to the apple orchards in Nebraska City with the grandparents. Nebraska City is home to Arbor Day Farms (founding group of Arbor Day) and home to a group of long time orchards that grow some fantastic apples.  We spend the day there, taking the kids apple picking,Read more