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 a littleRead more

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

Chocolate Bourbon Tart with Strawberries

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 real pain, especially when everyone else wants to go out onRead more

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

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 adults in the house, we want a little more variety in our breakfasts! WeRead 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 would beRead more

Aronia Sour

The Aronia Sour two ways, one with egg one without

We love working with locally grown and produced products to develop our cocktails, so when Whole Foods Market approached us to develop a summer cocktail promotion for their cafe featuring locally grown produce and products from their store, we jumped at the chance. We previously have worked with Whole Foods Market to come up withRead more

Bourbon Candied Pecans

Bourbon Candied Pecans - Sweet crunchy treat

These are great in a dessert, or even just by themselves (we won’t tell!). Bourbon gives a sweetness to these, and the spices make it very fall!   Almost every weekend in the summer we take a trip down to the Omaha Farmer’s Market to load up on fresh produce, locally produced cheeses and occasionallyRead more

The Boulevardier – A Rye Whiskey Cocktail

The Boulivardier - A Rye Whiskey cocktail combining Campari, sweet vermouth and Rye Whiskey

A perfect classic cocktail, check out the Boulevardier!   Last week we posted a cocktail for Negroni Week called the Concord Negroni Flip, which was our twist on the classic cocktail the Negroni. Our next cocktail is another variation of the venerable Negroni, but this time a classic variation from 1927 Paris, France. Originally creditedRead more

Booze and Chill: Rye Old Fashioned No Churn Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is one of our favorite things to make in the summer, and both of us have memories from our childhood of the ice cream machine droning away and the sound of the ice cubes and rock salt crunching and rubbing along the freezer drum as it churns away. Every summer you canRead more

Irish Sour – A Whiskey Cocktail

When Saint Patrick’s day rolls around everyone wants to be Irish for a day! Our Facebook feeds and Instagram accounts are filled with green clad folks and equally green drinks. While the occasional green drink can be fun (like our Roquette,) for a lot of us we want to celebrate being Irish with something aRead more