Toasted Cream Irish Coffee – An Irish Whiskey Cocktail

A mug of Toasted Cream Irish Coffee garnished with Lucky Charm's Marshmallow

Coffee and whiskey. How can you go wrong?     We are both big fans of coffee and you would be hard pressed to find a morning where we don’t have a big mug of coffee in hand. Coffee even finds a way into our after dinner routine pretty regularly when we finish up dinners,Read more

Blackberry Sazerac and a visit to St. George Distilling

A blackberry sazerac cocktail featuring St George Spirits Absinthe Verde sits ready to drink.

Check out our visit to a Bay Area Distillery on our latest trip!     Have you ever smelled a room filled with perfectly ripe pears? Luckily we have and it is amazing, especially when that room happens to also hold a craft distillery!  Regular readers know we recently were out in California on aRead more

Apricot and Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

Apricot Honey Bourbon Sour Cocktail

This is a great sweet tart combo of a cocktail. Cheers!     When people think of stone fruit in the summer, people typically think of peaches, plums and nectarines, but there is one fruit that makes its summery entrance to the culinary stage in a brief but delicious few weeks, the apricot. The apricotRead more

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler – A Bourbon Cocktail

Watermelon Bourbon Cooler - A Bourbon Cocktail with Tropicana Premium Juices

A refreshing combination perfect for summer porch sipping!     We have been having a quite the odd spring this year, with hot weather in the early spring, then cold and rainy weather that has made spring seem rather fleeting the past few weeks. We have been really looking forward to those late spring daysRead more

The Smoked Cherry – A Bourbon & Brandy Cocktail

The Smoked Cherry - a Bourbon and Brandy cocktail

Check out our Smoked Cherry cocktail, using our fun smoking gun! A great combination of bourbon and brandy!     This past Christmas, we got a new toy to add to our arsenal of kitchen tools, a smoking gun! We have been wanting to play with a smoking gun to make cocktails for a whileRead more

Chocolate Bourbon Tart for Valentine’s Day with Baker’s

Chocolate Bourbon Tart with Strawberries

A boozy chocolate treat perfect for Valentine’s Day!     With Valentine’s Day coming up, lots of us are thinking about what kind of plans we can come up with to make this romantic day a success! A lot of people make plans to go out to restaurants, but that can sometimes be a realRead more

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

A fabulous skillet breakfast or brunch with a boozy fruity twist!     In our house breakfast is a very popular meal and if our two little boys had their choice, we would likely have pancakes for every meal. While this is fine with two young lads who are not overly adventurous, for the adultsRead more

The Roast and Toast – A Bourbon and Coffee Cocktail

The Roast and Toast - A Bourbon and Coffee Cocktail

A great winter cocktail, with warm flavors, but cold coffee, this is a great treat where you can use fire for the garnish!     We are playing around with some of our boozy marshmallows and one thing we kept doing was toasting marshmallows because lets be honest, who doesn’t like toasting marshmallows? And whileRead more

Maple Old Fashioned – A Bourbon Cocktail

Maple Old Fashioned

This Old Fashioned Cocktail is perfect for the fall, or all winter long! A sweet version of the classic, with some nutty and baked flavors, too!     The Old Fashioned might be the most famous and original American cocktail, and since Thanksgiving was originally an American holiday we figured serving an Old Fashioned wouldRead more

Bourbon Butterbeer – A Harry Potter Whiskey Cocktail

Bourbon Butterbeer Cocktail

We love some Harry Potter, and this cocktail is an homage to the books (or the movies) whichever!   As Halloween quickly approaches, its time for a little fun with spooky or magic inspired cocktails. One source of inspiration for us has been the Harry Potter books, and with our oldest boy discovering the worldRead more