Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz Cocktail

Maraschino cherries top a highball glass filled with a Cherry Toasted Cream Ramos Gin Fizz.

We got to use the Instant Pot for one of the ingredients in this! So Instant Pot cocktails here we come!       One of our favorite things about writing about food and drink is the endless combinations and creations that people create and how one little tweak to an ingredient or process canRead more

The Recap – A Port Wine Cocktail

Two Recap Cocktails, made with Bin 27 Port Wine, amaro, mint and lemon sits in front of holiday decor, a gold double jigger and a bottle of port wine.

Check out this fabulous Port cocktail to close out the year, and celebrate the new one coming!       With the new year fast approaching, we find ourselves looking forward to celebrating what the future might bring, but we also want to remember the past that made us who we are today! Taking aRead more

The Clove and Cider- A Bourbon Cocktail with Drizly

The Clove and Cider Cocktail

A beautiful fall cocktail with fall spices!     Fall is one of our favorite times of the year, the cool crisp days and brilliant colored leaves and evenings around the fire pit lending themselves to lots of treats and drinks with warm baking spices and fall fruits fresh out of the orchards. The flavorsRead more

The Lucky Lucano – An Amaro Cocktail

The Lucky Lucano - A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Italian Amaro Cocktail, very herbal and light.     We recently had an evening to catch up with some great friends and were sitting on the deck enjoying cocktails and trying to figure out how to make one of these evening happen in a far away location like Napa, when one of our friendsRead more

Two Fresh Fruit Sorbets – Blackberry Violet Lavender and Watermelon Boysenberry

A great cold treat for a hot summer night!     We have been having one of those summers where even the nights are hot and humid and we have really been really into frozen treats. We have had some deliciously creamy treats and some adult popsicles, but we haven’t had any fruity treats. WeRead 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!     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! While our setup worked for the simple cocktails we used to make,Read more

Thyme to Shine – A Moonshine Cocktail

A moonshine and herbal cocktail!     When you hear the word moonshine, you tend to get visions of good ole boys up in the hills distilling their white lighting out of a homemade still before loading it up into mason jars to be smuggled off in the trunk of a bootlegger’s souped up jalopy.Read more

The Piña de Fuego – A Tequila Cocktail

A Spicy tequila and pineapple cocktail!     When the calendar rolls around to the end of April, it never fails that our social media feed fills up with lots of pictures and recipes of margaritas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. While we love a good margarita (and we have a few of our ownRead more

The Normandy Flower – A Calvados Cocktail

An interesting combo of flavors, we encourage you to try this Calvados cocktail!     Certain ingredients invoke a seasonal feel, and while they may be perfect for that season, branching out and exploring other ways to use a flavor outside of its seasonal time is a great way to try new things. One ofRead more

The Blood and Bourbon – A Blood Orange and Bourbon Cocktail

Blood and Bourbon, made with fresh squeezed Blood Orange Juice, Bourbon, Simple syrup and a dash of lemon. Finished with aromatic bitters. Glass by Joy Jolt.

A great combination of blood orange juice and bourbon!     One of the best things about winter is the abundance of fantastic citrus that fills the stores. The bright fresh fruits bring a much needed burst of sunny warmth to the chill of winter, and make for some wonderful ingredients that can be usedRead more