The Spring is Here – A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

The Spring is Here - A Gin and Snap Pea Cocktail

A beautiful spring touch to this cocktail is the snap pea simple syrup.       There is a glorious time during spring where the sweet spring snap peas make their way to the farmer’s market stands and with spring peas popping up on the stands, we make a point to buy a bunch toRead more

Fall Fun with Family Fare – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub

A stone fruit and herbal shrub cocktail.     With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say its really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with our friends, weRead more

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub – A Brandy Cocktail

Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub Cocktail

A floral and blackberry shrub with brandy makes for a great cocktail!     Summer is the season for shrub based cocktails, and we have definitely been in a mood for tart fruity cocktails, and our Brandy and Blackberry Lavender Shrub cocktail certainly fits the bill! We love using shrubs to add a rich tartRead more

Cranberry Orange Shrub Cocktail

Shrubs are usually in summer cocktails, but we loved this flavor combination for the holidays!     The holidays bring lots of great seasonal flavors, one of the best being the fresh tart flavor of cranberries. Lots of classic Thanksgiving and Christmas dishes use cranberries, but probably the most famous cranberry dish is cranberry relish.Read more

The Red Beet Rye Cocktail – A Whiskey Cocktail

An interesting mix of flavors, this red beet shrub and rye makes for a great drink!     With the weather getting warmer, the season for the classic way to beat the heat, the shrub. Shrubs are a combination of sugar, fruit and vinegar that historically has been a way to preserve fruit and asRead more