Citrus Asian Chicken Wings Appetizer

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

A great appetizer made with Smirnoff Ice and chicken wings!     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 someRead more

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

This is a great sweet tart combo of a cocktail. Cheers!     When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but delicious few weeks, the apricot. The apricotRead more

The Monk’s Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

The Monk's Muse A Gin & Chartreuse Cocktail

Another favorite combination of gin and chartreuse in this cocktail!     We recently rediscovered our bottle of Chartreuse after having a drink on a recent date night that prominently featured Chartreuse. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our head afterRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon & Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy!     This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun to make cocktails for a whileRead 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 finishRead more

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Corn Tacos

Sweet potato, black bean and corn tacos

A great vegetarian meal for a weeknight or Taco Tuesday!     With two hungry little boys in our house, every night could be taco night if we agreed to our boys’ demands! With tacos being a very popular menu choice, we like to find lots of ways to make different variations to ensure thatRead 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, 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 produced cheeses andRead more

Cocktail Crostini – Cocktail Party Finger Foods

A great party can’t start without a great spread of food! We love a great charcuterie and finger foods! See what we made!     When you post as many great cocktails as we do, we often find ourselves being asked when we are going to invite our friends over to actually try the cocktailsRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

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 days than toRead more