World Port Seafood – Boozy Tacos and Bourbon Shrimp

Pub Style Cod fillets from World Port Seafood are the fish in Spicy Fish Tacos with Rum soaked pinepple slices and fresh lime and cilantro.

Two fantastic seafood recipes for you to try! And of course, they are boozy!     Seafood isn’t something that is normally associated with living in Nebraska, but every spring in the weeks before Easter, Fridays become “Fish Fry-days” as folks around here observe Lent and have big fish fries with lots of fried fishRead more

The Rambler’s Ruby – A Tiki Cocktail

Close up of a pair of tiki glasses filled with The Rambler's Ruby, a tiki cocktail garnished with brandied cherries and a bruleed grapefruit.

A fabulous Tiki Cocktail, that takes away the winter doldrums!     When you hear the word Tiki, you typically think of being served a sweet rum soaked cocktail full of fruit (and we love those!) but as more folks explore the world of Tiki, all kinds of drinks are being created using more thanRead more

Fall in Paradise – A Pineapple and Rum Cocktail

Fresh pineapple and candied cherries garnish the Fall in Paradise cocktail, a tiki cocktail full or great flavors!

A tiki cocktail to warm you up in the chilly weather!     When most people think of a tropical or tiki cocktail, they usually are thinking of sipping a drink by a pool on a warm summer’s day, but if you are like us and live in a spot where winter will chill youRead more

Tropical Rum Punch – A Rum Cocktail

A tropical Rum Punch cocktail makes a great drink!

Need a pick me up for these cold winter days? We have the cocktail for you, then!     Around the holidays our schedule always seems to be one big crazy tangle of activities, from holiday concerts for the kids, hanging decorations and shopping for gifts, but somehow we manage to find a way toRead more

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule

Rosemary Grapefruit Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

A Tart and Herbal version of a Moscow Mule!     A crisp refreshing Moscow Mule is delightful drink, a pleasing combination of sweet, tart and fizzy, which is why Moscow Mules are some of our favorite cocktails. We are always looking for new variations to make, and with rosemary from our garden and someRead more

The Prettay, Prettay, Prettay Good Latte Martini and the Desser”Ted” Blueberry Pie Cocktail

Desser"Ted" Blueberry Pie Cocktail with Smirnoff Vodka

2 cocktails in one post! One Creamy and coffee-y, one fruity! Cheers!     A lot of nights after getting the kids down to bed we like to settle down on our couch and watch some TV while blogging about cocktails. While this might seem rather distracting to productive writing, it can occasionally serve asRead more

Concord Grape Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Concord Grape Moscow Mule - A Vodka Cocktail

A grape version of the classic Moscow Mule!     We recently were wandering around the Omaha Farmer’s Market when we ran across a beautiful bunch of concord grapes. Concord grapes aren’t something we regularly see around here, but occasionally in late summer a few stands offer them, so we jumped on the chance toRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

The Shipwreck - A Rum and Lillet Cocktail for National Rum Day 2017

A great rum cocktail that is tiki-ish and so tasty! Check it out!   This summer we have totally fallen in love with rum cocktails thanks to some of the great rums that we have found, plus the opening of a really great Tiki bar in town. Rum is a spirit that evokes a lotRead more

The Galaxy Magic Mule – A Vodka Moscow Mule


This cocktail is like science! So neat to see it change color! Check it out, and make it yourself!     Back when we were kids and watching Bill Nye the Science Guy on TV, little did we know that some of those science experiments that we played about with would end up being usefulRead more

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé (Frozen Rosé)

Watermelon Raspberry Frosé-A Rosé cocktail

A perfect chilled and frozen cocktail with perfect summer flavors!     With the hot days of summer fully in effect and with everyone looking for great ways to beat the heat, why not turn to something fun, fruity and frozen? One of the big drink sensations sweeping the nation totally checks all the boxesRead more