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Yellow syrup in bottle with lemons

Fresh Lemon Simple Syrup

This infused lemon simple syrup is a simple three ingredient recipe that is easy to make, adds great lemon flavor to drinks and cocktails!             This lemon simple syrup is pure sunshine in a jar. Very easy to make and delicious on so many things!     What is lemon …

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Tall glass cocktail lined with cucumber slices, mint garnish

Cucumber Cooler Cocktail Recipe

This classic Cucumber Cooler is a great light and refreshing summer cocktail. Like adult spa water, the fruit is muddled for a quick and light sip on hot summer days.     What is a Cooler Cocktail? A cooler is usually a sweet, fruity, sometimes bubbly cocktail, especially in the summer. A cooler will be …

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Rhubarb syrup in swingtop glass bottle

Rhubarb Syrup

This rhubarb syrup is super easy to make, and is perfect for cocktails, drinks and baking!     Rhubarb is super easy to grow, (we have had a plant for over a decade, and it grows on it’s own!). It’s one of the first things you can harvest from your garden in the spring.   …

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Clear Simple Syrup in swingtop bottle

Stevia Simple Syrup

This calorie-free, sugar-free Stevia Syrup is the perfect way to sweeten up cocktails and mocktails using only natural sweeteners.     This quick and easy Stevia Simple Syrup is just one way we lighten up our cocktails. Other ways include not adding sweetener at all, or using diet ingredients, such as diet tonic in a …

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syrup in jar with basil sprigs

Basil Simple Syrup

This basil simple syrup is perfect for drinks and cocktails!     As in our previous post about the Rosemary simple syrup, we covered the great uses for simple syrup. We enjoy using fresh herbs from our garden and the farmer’s market during the summer, and the variety gives us lots of flavors of syrup …

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Bourbon and bacon cinnamon rolls are a perfect fall treat.

Bourbon Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

What a better way to warm up than with cinnamon rolls from scratch with bacon AND bourbon! Yeah, I said bacon cinnamon rolls!       When the weather starts turning cooler and the leaves start changing colors, we get a hankering for some fresh baked goods! Here in Nebraska, one of the most popular …

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