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 friedRead 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 chillRead 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 wayRead more

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito – A Rum Cocktail

Blueberry-Pineapple-Mojito - A-Rum-Cocktail

A fruity mojito perfect for hot weather! Blueberry and pineapple, mint and rum!       With warm weather finally making its appearance here in Omaha, that means it is almost pool season, and in our house that means we have to have some sort of tasty beverage to refresh ourselves with while lounging byRead more

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule

A spicy tropical version of the classic Moscow Mule! Cheers!       We love a good Moscow Mule, so with National Moscow Mule day upon us, what better way to celebrate then a Moscow Mule? We couldn’t celebrate with just a plain old Moscow Mule, so we decided to spice things up a bitRead more

The Nene Bird – A Rum and Campari Tiki Cocktail

The Nene Bird - A Rum and Campari Cocktail

A great tropical tiki cocktail!     We love a good classic cocktail, and spend a lot of time perusing old cocktail recipe books and menus and making our versions of them. One area we haven’t really hit is the world of Tiki, that mythical world of tropical drinks, flaming mugs and enough rum toRead more

25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

A tart tipple sure to quench your thirst!

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!     Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious days thanRead more

The Whiskey Lush – A Whiskey Cocktail

A perfect whiskey cocktail for the fall! Cheers!     Cold winter nights can make a person yearn for warmer climes, and any drink that can evoke some images of warm exotic locations like tropical islands or the spice markets of the Mediterranean. This drink does both, combining the tropical sweetness of pineapple with theRead more

Beau Jo’s Pizza – Idaho Springs, Colorado

Beau Jo’s Pizza is a favorite of ours in Colorado, hope you try it too!       Oh Beau Jo’s Pizza, how we love thee! On our way out to Silver Plume, Colorado for a family vacation, we made a stop for lunch in the mountain town of Idaho Springs at Beau Jo’s Pizza.Read more

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita – A Tequila Cocktail

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great margarita.     We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using some of theRead more