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 cocktail to celebrate them together!       In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations, but there are two days that tend to be a good excuse to break outRead 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.       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 toRead 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!       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 heading down to the market and checking outRead more

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float

Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float - A Rum Dessert

A great combination of dessert and cocktail in one, a frozen daiquiri 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, but every now and then it is fun to wander away from the classics intoRead 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, springRead more

Lavender Bee’s Knees – A Gin Cocktail

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!     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 ofRead 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.Read more

For Spring – Carrot Cheesecake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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 cheese cake was new to us, so in the spirit of something new, we decided to give it a try.Read 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 hasRead more