Tropical Strawberry Chiller – Vodka Cocktail

Strawberry Tropical Chiller - vodka, coconut milk, frozen, bitters, strawberries

An icy summer treat, with summer flavors that we made into an adult beverage, this strawberry cocktail is perfect!     We tend to try to make cocktails featuring ingredients that are in season. While cruising the aisles of the grocery store looking for inspiration, we found a nice batch of fresh strawberries which areRead more

Rhubasil – A Vodka Cocktail

Rhubasil Cocktail in a glass with a bunch of basil

Rhubarb and basil, fresh out of our garden into a cocktail!     One of our favorite things about the early season farmer’s markets are the fresh herbs and wonderfully tart fresh rhubarb. This past week we brought home a nice batch of rhubarb that we used to make a delicious strawberry and rhubarb tart. Read more

Orange Dreamsicle Cocktail

Orange Dreamsicle Cocktail served in highball glass, made with vodka, fresh orange juice and cream.

Like a liquid creamsicle popsicle, this is the adult version of an orange dreamsicle!     This post contains affiliate links for products that we think you as readers might find useful, and we make commission off of these! For more details about our affiliates, click our Disclosure and Contacts Page.        Read more

Blueberry Basil Lemonade – A Vodka Cocktail

A great spring or summer refresher cocktail in this lemonade with blueberries!       As we inch ever closer to Spring, we are always looking for those perfect cocktails for an afternoon enjoying the beautiful weather on the patio. One thing we always enjoy is a nice glass of lemonade, especially the homemade styleRead more

The Red Hound – A Vodka Cocktail

The Red Hound Cocktail made with cranberry, fresh grapefruit, elderflower liqueur and vodka, in a rocks glass and garnished with cranberries and straws, on a wooden table.

The Red Hound is a classic cocktail! Read below for the history, cheers!     This cocktail is an update on the classic cocktail called the Greyhound, which was reputed to have been concocted by the famous American bartender Harry Craddock in the 1920s and was mentioned in his Savoy Cocktail book that was publishedRead more

Fresh Squeezed Moscow Mule – A Vodka Cocktail

Fresh Squeezed Moscow Mule - orange juice, ginger beer, vodka, lime juice

This is a simple variation of that classic and very popular Moscow Mule cocktail that uses some of the fantastic oranges that are in season right now to add a sunny brightness to this orange Moscow Mule.     We started out by squeezing the juice of a whole orange into a mixing glass. PourRead more

The Effervescent Redhead

We received a number of great bottles for Christmas, so of course just like our kids, we were really excited to play with our new toys.  One of the bottles we received was Ginger Liqueur, which has a nice spicy and sweet bite with a great ginger aroma that would be perfect in a niceRead more

Plank Seafood – A downtown Omaha Old Market Restaurant

Plank is a seafood focused restaurant in the Old Market in Omaha, Nebraska.           With a great stroke of luck, we actually got to go out on a date night with another couple, and we decided to head downtown to the Old Market for a change of pace.  Our friends wereRead more

White Hot Chocolate

White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Vodka

A great way to warm up during the holiday season, this White Hot Chocolate hits the spot.     In thinking about Christmas, I always think of snow, but if this year’s weather is any indicator we won’t be having any! But, in the spirit of the holiday, I thought I would try out aRead more

The Two Holiday Mules We Tried Out For You!

The Moscow Mule is a popular classic cocktail that is a simple, refreshing and very delicious cocktail that both of us have fallen in love with.  It is an all purpose cocktail, pairing with lots of foods and is one of the cocktails we make year round. A nice combination of vodka, lime and gingerRead more