The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

There is a glorious time during spring where the sweet spring snap peas make their way to the farmer’s market stands and with spring peas popping up on the stands, we make a point to buy a bunch to be used in all kinds of dishes. We love going to the first few farmer’s markets afterRead more

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

As frequent readers of our blog know, we are kind of obsessed with making lots of classic craft cocktails, but every now and then it is fun to wander away from the classics into something new. One way to find something new is to see what you our readers are looking to drink this springRead more

The Cherry Blossom – A Sake and Gin Cocktail

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cocktail is sure to please!   Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here in Omaha, spring seems toRead more

Lavender Bee’s Knees – A Gin Cocktail

Lavender Bee's Knees

We love the flavors in this cocktail, light and herbal with the lavender, perfectly citrusy with the lemon! Cheers to summer!   We have been busy the last few weeks wrapping up the end of summer by finding ways to use our fresh herbs from our garden before the cold nights of fall finish offRead more

Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

One of our favorite summer cocktails – a great combo of fresh blueberries and cucumbers with vodka and ginger beer!   We have a whole bunch of spring birthdays, and with our family and friends never missing a chance to throw a shindig, we get tasked with bringing the beverages for the various events. WhileRead more

Kentucky Derby Mint Julep

Need the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail? Here you go!   In honor of the Kentucky Derby race, we celebrated by making our own Mint Juleps! The Mint Julep was first prescribed in 1784 for stomach issues, and in 1803 was described in a book in London as, “a dram of spirituous liquor that has mintRead more

Sangria Blanca

Since the days have been getting warmer this spring, and we had a plethora of fruit, we decided to make some sangria. Sangria is a typical drink from Spain, consisting of wine, fruit, a sweetener and sometimes some brandy or a liqueur. The beauty of sangria is that you can add any fruit to it,Read more