25 Cocktails to Celebrate Spring!

Raspberry Gimlet Cocktail - gin, lime juice, raspberries and simple syrup in a coupe

Some great spring cocktails to celebrate the warming weather!       Those first warm days of spring always feel so wonderful, the warm sun, twittering birds and spring plants bursting into flower makes you want to sit outside and just enjoy shaking off the winter doldrums. What better way to celebrate these glorious daysRead 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

20 Cocktails to get your Christmas party started!

The following 20 Christmas cocktails recipes will get you in the mood at your upcoming Christmas party! Lots of different flavors and choices! You will have a tough choice to pick just one!         A big thanks to all of our fellow bloggers for all the great Christmas Cocktail ideas!    Read more

Crazy Gringa’s Datil Peach Margarita

A Spicy Peach Margarita, this frozen margarita one is a great combo of sweet and heat!     A good cocktail is a study in melding contrasting flavors into a combination that pleases your senses.  One of the most fun flavor combinations is taking sweet and heat and letting those two flavors play off ofRead 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