St. Patrick’s Day Treats
24 Fabulous Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate National Cocktail Day on March 24
March 24 is National Cocktail Day. To celebrate this fun festive day, I am sharing 24 of my favorite cocktail recipes. I will post a new cocktail recipe here each day, so check back often! Let’s begin with a Pomegranate Martini made with POM Wonderful pomegranate juice. If you love a cosmopolitan cocktail, you will […]
Butter Washed Bourbon – “Liquid Butterscotch”
Butter-Washed Bourbon, doesn’t that sound fabulous…It is! You can use any fatty ingredient to make “Fat-Washed Bourbon” (bacon fat, browned butter, etc.) and I chose Kerrygold butter to add to my Elijah Craig bourbon. When bourbon is “fat-washed”, the fat adds the flavor of the fat along with texture and weight. The result, to me, […]
The Last Word Cocktail – Dressed Up With Empress 1908 Gin
The Last Word Cocktail is traditionally made with gin. I dressed it up by making it with my favorite gin – Empress 1908. Empress is inspired by the legendary Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia This gin is a gorgeous indigo blue gin which changes color to a pretty soft pink when citrus is […]
Ring In The New Year With These Fanciful Cocktails
Celebrate the new year in style with these fanciful cocktails! Let’s get this party started!
Get Ready for Spooky Season! Boo-licious Cocktails featuring Q Mixers
Boo! Y’all! Are you ready to mix up some fun spooky cocktails for Halloween? Q Mixers offers these autumn cocktails that are perfect for party batches for the spookiest day of the year. Grab your favorite ghost and get to shaking up these delicious and flavor-flavored bevvies!
Come Fly With Me – Destination: Cocktails!
Fun and flirtatious cocktails! The Aviation, The Caribbean Cruise, The Cable Car and The Rolls Royce. The Avaiation is possibly the best known “transportation cocktail”. It is made with Crème de violette liqueur, which can be difficult to source. I’ve included a recipe for an Aviation cocktail here if you are lucky enough to find […]
Mimosas – Secret Ingredient: Orangina
If you love mimosas but don’t always have fresh orange juice on hand, try Orangina (one of my favorite secret ingredients for cocktails). This lovely effervescent juice is the original sparkling citrus juice from France. A combination of concentrated lemon, mandarin and grapefruit juices with a bit of orange pulp. I always have several cans […]
Fun Ways To Use Cocktail Bitters
Cocktail bitters are a fun and tasty way to add amazing flavor to your cocktails. But with so many cocktail bitters on the market today, which ones should you choose for your cocktails? My recommendation is to just JUMP IN! Visit your local wine and gourmet store to find a wide selection of bitters and […]
Peachtini Cocktail and Peach Prosciutto Appetizer Spoons
When peaches are in season I want to make everything peaches! I live in Virginia and I know that just like tomatoes, there will be an abundance of peaches in July and August and then they will quickly disappear in September. So I am celebrating everything peach these days! Here are two of my favorite […]