Chocolate Tarts

Chocolate Bourbon Tart with Strawberries

Chocolate tarts are perfect for Valentine’s Day!       With Valentine’s Day coming up, lots of us are thinking about what kind of plans we can come up with to make this romantic day a success! A lot of people make plans to go out to restaurants, but that can sometimes be a realRead more

The Woodsman – Brandy Cocktail

The Woodsman - An Apple Brandy and Ginger Cocktail

Perfectly compromised of fall flavors, this maple and brandy cocktail is perfect for sipping on those cool autumn nights.       During the long winter evenings we like to find cocktails that are good for sipping on. Especially while enjoying a good book and a roaring fire. While a good hot toddy or aRead more

The Earl of Orange – A Bourbon Cocktail

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Citrus season is the best season, and we highlight that with these tea cocktails!       December is one of our favorite times of the year as cocktail bloggers, because it officially is the start of citrus season! Fresh citrus starts appearing in stores and finding its way into our cocktails. With a bagRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail recipe is perfect for the fall, or all winter long! A sweet version of the classic, with some nutty and baked flavors, too, for this Maple Cocktail!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail. Likewise Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday so weRead more

The Lucky Lucano Cocktail – Italian Amaro

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 friends and were sitting on the deck enjoying cocktails! We were 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

The T and T Sour – Amaro Cocktails

These Amaro cocktails hit 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 or twoRead more

Rye Old Fashioned No Churn Ice Cream – Alcoholic Ice Cream

Alcoholic ice cream based on a classic Old Fashioned Cocktail!     Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite things to make in the summer. Both of us have memories from our childhood of the ice cream machine droning away and the sound of the ice cubes and rock salt crunching along the freezerRead 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, exploring other ways to use a flavor outside of its seasonal time is a great way to try new things. One of these ingredients isRead more