A Mexican Mint Julep – A Mezcal Cocktail

The Mexican Mint Julep is a mezcal cocktail served in a rocks glass and topped with jalepeno and fresh mint.

In the spirit of both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby, here is a Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate them together!     So what do you do when two celebrations fall on the same day? In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations,Read more

The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

A beautiful spring touch to this cocktail is the snap pea simple syrup in this 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, and weRead more

Snap Pea Gin and Tonic

Snap Pin Gin and Tonic Cocktail

A spring twist on the classic Gin & Tonic! Snap pea simple syrup added in to this Snap Pea Gin and Tonic!       One of our favorite things about spring is the reopening of the Omaha Farmer’s Market and the return of all sorts of good produce to our kitchen! We love headingRead more

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float – A Rum Dessert Cocktail

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

A great combination of dessert and cocktail in one, a frozen strawberry daiquiri float on top of vanilla ice cream!       As frequent readers of our blog know, we are kind of obsessed with making lots of classic craft cocktails. Every now and then it is fun to wander away from the classicsRead 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 sake and gin 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. HereRead more

Lavender Bee’s Knees – A Gin Cocktail

Lavender Bee's Knees cocktail in a coupe
Lavender Bee's Knees

We love the flavors in this classic gin cocktail, light and herbal with the lavender, perfectly citrusy with the lemon! Cheers to summer with this Lavender Bee’s Knees!     We have been busy the last few weeks wrapping up the end of summer by finding ways to use our fresh herbs from our gardenRead more

Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

One of our favorite summer cocktails, a Blueberry Cucumber Moscow Mule – 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 theRead more

For Spring – Carrot Cheesecake with Cream Cheese Frosting

An Easter dessert, a carrot cheesecake perfect for Easter brunch or any spring celebration!       With spring in the air, we wanted to make a dessert that would reflect the fresh start of the seasons. This carrot cheesecake was new to us, so in the spirit of something new, we decided to giveRead more

Kentucky Derby Mint Julep

Mint Julep for the Kentucky Derby with bourbon, mint simple syrup and ice

Need the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail? Here you go with his Mint Julep!       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 dramRead more