Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

Lavender Lemon Gin and Tonic Granita Cocktail

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, from fresh mint and sage for cooling cocktails, to lemon verbena and lemongrass for tart tipples! As we reach theRead more

The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

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 to be used in all kinds of dishes. We love going to the first few farmer’s markets afterRead 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 to check out a littleRead 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, spring seems toRead more

The Pink Pear – A Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail

The Pink Pear - A Gin and Grapefruit cocktail

A great combination of winter flavors, this cocktail hits the spot!   As you might have noticed, we kind of are obsessed with cocktails, reading about them, writing about them, creating them and more importantly getting to drink them and share the experiences with you our readers! Its always nice to get some recognition forRead more

Lavender Bee’s Knees – A Gin Cocktail

Lavender Bee's Knees

We love the flavors in this cocktail, light and herbal with the lavender, perfectly citrusy with the lemon! Cheers to summer!   We have been busy the last few weeks wrapping up the end of summer by finding ways to use our fresh herbs from our garden before the cold nights of fall finish offRead more

Celebrate Repeal Day 2014

Around our house, we are big fans of cocktails so the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 1933 is a day to celebrate.  With Repeal Day falling on a Friday this year, we decided to have ourselves a nice celebration with a couple of classic Prohibition era cocktails. The first one weRead more

The Lumière

A great cocktail that we have fallen in love with. A classic combination.   While attending the recent Grand Opening of Spirit World I purchased a bottle of St. Germain, a French elderflower liqueur that I have always had mixed in cocktails as a complementary spirit to add a bit of sweetness to a cocktail.Read more