Blueberry Mint Sorbet Sparkling Rosé Float

Blueberry Mint Sorbet Rose Float

 A refreshing sorbet and rosé float wine dessert and cocktail all in one!       This summer we have totally been into all sorts of frozen drinks and desserts. They are somewhat of a departure from our typical drinks, but with the hot weather, serving anything frozen and frosty is going to be delicious!Read more

Raspberry Peach Ramos Gin Fizz – A Gin Cocktail

Raspberry Peach Ramos Gin Fizz

A fruity version of the classic Ramos Gin Fizz!       In the world of craft cocktails there is one cocktail that literally is a workout in a glass, one that requires a little cardio along with the ingredients! It’s a classic invented way back in 1880’s New Orleans. The Ramos Gin Fizz isRead more

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic – A Gin Cocktail

Mountain Pine Gin and Tonic

A fantastic twist on the classic, this Pine Gin and 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 toRead 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 sake and gin 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. HereRead more

The Bean and Barley – A Stout and Whiskey Cocktail With Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

The Bean and Barley - A Whiskey and Coffee Stout Cocktail with Lucky Bucket and Cut Spike

We worked with a local distillery here in Omaha to develop this cocktail! This Whiskey and Stout Cocktail combines two loves!       One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region. This can really can bring some great insight intoRead more

The Monk’s Muse – Gin and 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 it. After having just one sip, the bottle we had somehow misplaced into the back of our liquor cabinet popped into our headRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon and 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 in this smoked cocktail!       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 toRead more

The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

A great classic Calvados and green chartreuse cocktail, of French origin.       We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails. This week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail. It might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eyeRead more

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

A fabulous skillet Dutch Baby Pancake for breakfast or brunch with a boozy fruity twist!     In our house breakfast is a very popular meal and if our two little boys had their choice, we would likely have pancakes for every meal. While this is fine with two young lads who are not overlyRead more

The Autumn Pear – A Bourbon Cocktail

The Autumn Pear A Bourbon Cocktail

A great fall hard pear cider cocktail with so many popular fall flavors!     We have a good friend who has a number of pear trees in their back yard. They are left over from an old orchard that used to be on the land where their house was built. Every fall we getRead more