Whiskey Cocktails for Summer

A great collection of whiskey cocktails for a refreshing happy hour this summer!       What better way to celebrate warm weather this summer than with some whiskey cocktails? We are sharing some of our own whiskey drinks, as well as some other blogger’s whiskey recipes! These will be the perfect way to coolRead more

Mini Berry Bites – A Holiday Dessert

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! Check out these Berry Bites!       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 yourRead more

The Strawberry Paloma – A Tequila Cocktail

Strawberry Paloma - A Tequila Cocktail

A twist on the classic Paloma, we added some strawberry flavor to this Strawberry Paloma!       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 thereRead 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

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!Read more

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Spicy Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule

A spicy tropical Pineapple Strawberry Moscow Mule version of the classic! 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, of course! We decided to spice thingsRead more

The Nene Bird – A Rum and Campari Tiki Cocktail

The Nene Bird - A Rum and Campari Cocktail

A great tropical tiki rum pineapple Campari 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 andRead more

Ring in the New Year with these 18 Celebratory Cocktails

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

Railcar Modern American Kitchen – Omaha

Railcar Restaurant, a great west Omaha dining spot, is train themed.     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 theRead 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