No Bake Chocolate Pot de Crème

Chocolate Pot de Creme in glasses, white spoons, slate board with corks in background

A decadent chocolate dessert that is perfect for sharing, or not! This Pot de Creme is great for a celebrating!     Valentine’s day is one of those days that calls for a bit of romance, and food can be a critical part in setting the stage for romance. In our house, having a romanticRead more

The Bourbon Sweetheart – A Whiskey Cocktail

The perfect Valentine’s Day cocktail to share with your love! A combo of bourbon and strawberries, cheers!     With Valentine’s Day coming up, this cocktail is sure to be perfect for the bourbon lover in your life. Since Valentine’s Day is all about spoiling your love, why not make them a cocktail that isRead more

Affogato – A Coffee Dessert

Want coffee and dessert, all in one? Try this delightful mix of coffee and gelato in this Affogato!     While we are totally passionate about cocktails, we are also very passionate about coffee! Our favorite way to start the morning and chase away the cobwebs is to start the day with a strong cupRead more

Apple Cider Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

Apple Cider Manhattan - A whiskey Cocktail

Apple Cider is one of our favorite parts of fall, and it is great combined in this twist on the classic cocktail! We love Manhattan cocktail variations like this Apple Cider Manhattan!     Every year we take a trip down to Nebraska City to one of of our local orchards where we meet theRead more

Honey Blackberry Shrub – A Bourbon Cocktail

Honey Blackberry Whiskey Shrub Cocktail with clear ice. Blackberries and mint garnish.

A summery Honey Blackberry Shrub Cocktail that is refreshing for hot weather!     The summery weather had made us spend lots of time outside by our pool! Obviously any cocktail we can make without taking away pool time is a win for us.  We looked for some good drinks to serve by the poolRead more

Spiked Strawberry Punch

One of the best parts of spring is the fresh strawberries that start appearing in the stores and markets.   We found a nice flat of fresh strawberries and put our mind to finding some new ways to enjoy the strawberries.  A classic way to enjoy fruit is in a cocktail, and fresh strawberries can makeRead more

Breakfast for Dinner Cocktail

Breakfast for dinner is a common occurrence in our house as both our boys love breakfast foods.  Its only fitting to come up with a cocktail that combines the best of breakfast and happy hour into a nice cocktail that I call the Breakfast for Dinner, combining whiskey, coffee and eggs into one smooth cocktail.Read more

Blackberry Bourbon Fizz

With spring and summer coming soon, I have been looking for some cocktails that would be good candidates for a warm summer evening. I found a great deal on some blackberries this weekend and with blackberries a summer fruit, I set out to make a nice drink  that would be light and refreshing.  A classicRead more

The Blizzard Cocktail

A great winter cocktail to warm up with, the Blizzard.     Cool evenings are a perfect reason to enjoy a a warm cocktail.  This one is based on the recipe by Charles Corpion of the Four Seasons.  The Blizzard Cocktail is based on the classic coffee and Bailey’s Irish Cream, but adding some hazelnutRead more