Mini Berry Bites

Mini berry bites feature Smirnioff Ice Strawberry gel, candied cranberries and a whipped cream toping all in a pasty shell!

A great holiday party dessert – boozy and sweet!     We love a great and easy holiday dessert that looks like you took a lot of time, but it’s easy and elegant! Some of the best holiday desserts are small portions that are finger food so that your guests can try all the differentRead more

The Strawberry Paloma – A Tequila Cocktail

Strawberry Paloma - A Tequila Cocktail

A twist on the classic Paloma, we added some strawberry flavor!     While all the craze on the days leading up to Cinco de Mayo was about margaritas, we were drinking another great Mexican cocktail the Paloma. We needed a good drink for the weekend festivities and since there was a lot of celebratingRead 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 into somethingRead more

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic

Strawberry Limeade Gin and Tonic Cocktail

A twist on the classic summer cooler, Strawberry Limeade, we made it boozy!     After a long cold winter here in Nebraska we start looking for some warm destination to escape off to! One place we have escaped off to for spring break has been to Las Vegas, where it definitely is warmer! AsRead 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 bit withRead 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

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

We have a great collection of New Years cocktails here for you to celebrate 2016 in style! Cheers to the new year!  

Railcar Modern American Kitchen – Omaha

In the heyday of rail travel, one of the ways that railroads competed for customers was to offer the best in customer comforts and that meant that the dining car cuisine soon rivaled the meals found in fine dining restaurants around the country. With the rails crossing many different regions, the offerings on the diningRead more

Balsamic Strawberry Smash

An interesting mix of strawberries and balsamic vinegar!     One of the best things about spring is the first crop of strawberries that hits the stores, when the berries are plump and juicy and super sweet. One of our favorite combinations is combining balsamic vinegar with strawberries into a sweet and sour syrup thatRead more

The Bourbon Sweetheart – A Whiskey Cocktail

The perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail to share with your love! Cheers!     With Valentine’s Day coming up, this cocktail is sure to be perfect for the bourbon lover in your life. Since Valentine’s Day is all about spoiling your love, why not make them a cocktail that is sure to tickle their fancy andRead more