Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even more holiday themed! The Holiday Berry Sparkler is a definite drink to make for your nextRead more

The Shipwreck – a Rum and Lillet Cocktail

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

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 lot of feelings of warm tropical locations, so what better way to keep the feelingRead more

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – A Bourbon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forward to those late spring days where the days are perfectly warm and delightful to sitRead more

The Bean & 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

One thing we love about writing about food and drink is the opportunity to explore the culture of a city or region, which really can bring some great insight into a place. Whenever we travel, we always try to eat at a local place or visit local breweries or distilleries. With that philosophy in mind,Read more

The Champs Elysees – A Calvados Brandy Cocktail

Champs Elysee -A_Calvados Brandy Cocktail

We love exploring classic cocktail books and revisiting classic cocktails, so this week we head back to one of our favorite books, Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail book, which might be the definitive collection of Pre-Prohibition era cocktails. One cocktail that caught our eye was the Champs Elysees, a classic French cocktail that just exudes elegance.Read more

The Tre Agrumi – A Vodka Cocktail

The Tre Agrumi - A Vodka Cocktail

In the weeks following New Years we start thinking about lots of great citrus based cocktails we can make thanks to the bounty of fresh citrus that starts appearing in the stores in winter. We love to use fresh citrus in cocktails during the winter, because the bright flavors and sunny feelings the citrus bringsRead more

The Earl of Orange – A Bourbon Cocktail

Earl-of-Orange-a-Bourbon-cocktail

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 bag of fresh oranges on our kitchen, and Christmas coming up, our Earl of Orange cocktail is aRead more

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

There is nothing quite like a fresh out of the oven baked good to help chase the chill of winter away, so on when the temperatures start getting cold, we love to bake something so that we can warm the house up. With two little boys in our house, one thing that is always welcomeRead more