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

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – A Tequila Cocktail

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

A great, light tequila cocktail, perfect for anytime of the year!       One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that weRead more

The Piña de Fuego – A Tequila Cocktail

A Spicy tequila and pineapple cocktail! This spicy añejo tequila cocktail packs a punch!     When the calendar rolls around to the end of April, it never fails that our social media feed fills up with lots of pictures and recipes of margarita. These are to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. While we love aRead more

The Rosada – A Tequila Cocktail

A great combo of rosemary, tequila and grapefruit!     Tequila is one the spirits that we have a real love and hate relationship, because a lot of the experiences with tequila were those we had back in our college days when we were drinking cheap tequila in badly mixed cocktails or shots. Recently, weRead more

Tequila Chai Hot Toddy – A Winter Cocktail

A warm winter cocktail with spices from the chai tea and lemon are in this hot toddy!     Tequila is normally one of those spirits that you think about having while sitting on a warm sunny beach, but we have found it can be surprisingly delightful in a number of drinks that are perfectRead more

El Mayor Tequila Dinner and Spiced Pear Cocktail

A great fall tequila cocktail, this tequila and pear combination is a great way to celebrate autumn!     We were recently invited to a tequila tasting and dinner by the folks at El Mayor Tequila and Hy-Vee to introduce El Mayor’s small batch tequila to the Midwest market, with Hy-Vee featuring the full rangeRead more

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita – A Tequila Cocktail

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great pineapple margarita.     We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using some ofRead more