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

The Clover Club – A Gin Cocktail

The Clover Club Cocktail - A gin and raspberry cocktail

A beautiful color cocktail made from the fresh raspberries.     When most people see a pink cocktail, they automatically think it is a ladies’ cocktail, delicate and pink and super sweet. However, in the case of the Clover Club, this pink drink has a roots in a gentleman’s club in Philadelphia where a groupRead more

DRAM Apothecary – Silver Plume, Colorado

Just a few hundred feet from thousands of cars and trucks speeding  on their way along the Interstate is the quiet ghost town of Silver Plume, Colorado.  This historic mining town once was the home to the earliest and most successful silver mines in Colorado, a bustling and lively town full of saloons and shopsRead 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

Rosemary’s Blush – A Gin Cocktail

A beautiful gin cocktail with a dash of salt!     With all the beautiful citrus available right now, we keep having to find new ways to use it.  Luckily the drinks that we end up with have some beautiful rich pink colors, which look as amazing as they taste. Hopefully you will like theseRead more

Bacon Jam

Every now and then you run across one of those foods that sticks in your brain because it made such an impression on you.  We recently had a meal where this was served as a spread on a charcuterie plate with slices of toasted artisan bread. Both of us raved about the spread and whenRead more

Sugared Cranberries and Cranberry Simple Syrup

In our mind, cranberries are the perfect accompaniment to the holidays and Christmas! Makes a great snack, a great garnish or a beautiful decoration for your holiday table!     Cranberries always have made an appearance for the holidays in our house. We love using the tart berry in relishes and treats like muffins, butRead more