Lavender Bee’s Knees – A Gin Cocktail

Lavender Bee's Knees cocktail in a coupe
Lavender Bee's Knees

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

The Clover Club – A Gin Cocktail

The Clover Club Cocktail - A gin and raspberry cocktail

A beautiful color cocktail made from the fresh raspberries, the Clover Club.     When most people see a pink cocktail, they automatically think it is a ladies’ cocktail. This is because it’s delicate and pink and super sweet. However, in the case of the Clover Club, this pink drink has a roots in aRead 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! Also, a home bar essential collection.     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! Our setup worked for the simpleRead more

Aronia Sour – A Whiskey Cocktail

The Aronia Sour two ways, one with egg one without

An interesting flavor Aronia berries, we loved trying them out in this Aronia Berry Cocktail!     We love working with locally grown and produced products to develop our cocktails. Whole Foods Market approached us to develop a summer cocktail promotion for their cafe. They wanted to feature locally grown produce and products from theirRead more

Hibiscus Salty Dog – A Vodka Cocktail

Hibiscus syrup gives the classic Salty Dog cocktail a sweet twist!

A twist on the classic salty dog, we added hibiscus syrup!     In the heat of the summer, we love to sip cocktails by our swimming pool (and a lot of times in the pool too!) Nothing is as good as a crisp tart drink on ice, especially cocktails with fresh citrus in them,Read more

The Boulevardier – A Rye Whiskey Cocktail

The Boulivardier - A Rye Whiskey cocktail combining Campari, sweet vermouth and Rye Whiskey

A perfect classic cocktail, check out the Boulevardier!     Last week we posted a cocktail for Negroni Week called the Concord Negroni Flip, which was our twist on the classic cocktail the Negroni. Our next cocktail is another variation of the venerable Negroni, but this time a classic variation from 1927 Paris, France.  Read more

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub – A Brandy Cocktail

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub Cocktail

A Blackberry Lavender shrub with brandy makes for a great cocktail!     Summer is the season for shrub based cocktails, and we have definitely been in a mood for tart fruity cocktails, and our Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub cocktail certainly fits the bill! We love using shrubs to add a rich tart flavorRead more

Tangy Balsamic Cherry Crostini Appetizer

Cherry Balsamic Crostini on white plate

A fantastic and easy cherry crostini appetizer for a party!     There is a saying that necessity is the mother of invention, so when Mrs. Nom had to bring an appetizer to a mom’s night out event, this recipe was born! We have had a very busy week and hadn’t been to the groceryRead more

The T and T Sour – A Bourbon and Amaro Cocktail

An Amaro cocktail that hits the spot!     Back in 2009, one of the strangest cocktails to ever cross the bar rail made bartenders and cocktail nerd alike raise their eyebrows. it was a cocktail made primarily from Angostura Bitters and it hit the cocktail competition circuit. Normally cocktails use just a dash orRead more

The Ward Eight – A Whiskey Cocktail

A whiskey forward classic cocktail, the Ward Eight!     While sitting around watching the news and all of the political craziness that comes with an election year, we decided that we needed a drink to help make sense of it it all. While it is fun to come up with original cocktails, every nowRead more