Lavender Bee’s Knees – A Gin Cocktail

Lavender Bee's Knees cocktail in a coupe

We love the flavors in this classic gin cocktail, light and herbal with the lavender, perfectly citrusy with the lemon! Cheers to summer with this Lavender Bee’s Knees!     We have been busy the last few weeks wrapping up the end of summer by finding ways to use our fresh herbs from our gardenRead more

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Corn Veggie Tacos

Sweet potato, black bean and corn tacos

A great veggie tacos 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 ensureRead more

Bourbon Candied Pecan Recipes

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 tasty pecan recipes, 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, locallyRead more

Blackberry Goat Cheese Crostini Recipe

A great party can’t start without a great spread of food! We love a great charcuterie and finger foods! See what we made with these easy crostini recipes!     What Goes Great With A Cocktail? When you post as many great cocktails as we do, we often find ourselves being asked when we areRead 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 gloriousRead more

Truffled Anjou – A Vodka Cocktail

An earthy combination in this truffle cocktail is earthy and wonderful! It’s a mushroom cocktail!     A few years ago we took a trip to Napa and Las Vegas to celebrate our tenth anniversary. We made the most of the great restaurants and bars. One of the places in Las Vegas we were veryRead more

The Garnet – Blueberry Martini

Orange, pomegranate and blueberries combine to make this beautiful Blueberry martini.     Like the sparkling gem that is this cocktail’s namesake, this drink is sure to add a bit of sparkle to your night! The Garnet combines fresh blueberries, pomegranate and citrus to make a cocktail that is elegantly simple and beautiful. We wereRead more

El Mayor Tequila Dinner and Best Tequila Drinks

One of our tasty fall tequila cocktail recipes, this tequila and pear combination is a great way to celebrate autumn!     We were recently invited to a tequila tasting and dinner by the folks at El Mayor Tequila and Hy-Vee to introduce El Mayor’s small batch tequila to the Midwest market, with Hy-Vee featuringRead more