Cocktails

Fuzzy Navel With Fresh Ginger Recipe

Fuzzy Navel With Fresh Ginger Recipe

It is a beautiful thing when girls get together to celebrate the happy happenings of one of their own. Today was my new dotter-in-law’s bridal shower – a celebration filled with joy and pretty treats and naughty gifts and laughter and joy. It’s, even more, […]

Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe

The most refreshing drink in all the cocktail kingdom is the Mint Mojito Cocktail. She is light, beautiful, and more daring than she appears. If your mint has taken over your garden space like mine has, it is time to entertain your neighbors with mojitos. […]

Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe

Of all the outlandish, hilarious, and awesome names of cocktails, the one that bothers me the most is my very favorite drink… the Bloody Mary. You know what. We’ll just call her Mary. After trying Marys out in various locations, I have found one common ingredient […]

Limoncello White Chocolate Cocktail

Limoncello White Chocolate Cocktail

My friends on the east coast are shoveling snow while I’m over here in the Northwest with my door open to let the sunshine pour inside. This calls for a drink that brings us all together. Makes about 4 servings. Ingredients 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup grated or […]

How to Make Limoncello

How to Make Limoncello

Limoncello: Sunshine in a jar. This recipe takes one afternoon to make and about four days to complete. Ingredients 4 large lemons, peels and juice 1 1/4 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar 8 ounces vodka Using a sharp paring knife, carefully trim peels off […]

Baileys Irish Cream Iced Coffee

Baileys Irish Cream Iced Coffee

Ingredients: 4 ounces Baileys Irish Cream 8 ounces quality coffee 1-ounce Irish Whiskey Ice (optional) Baileys whoop cream 2 fresh cloves Brew coffee and stir together with Irish cream & whiskey for a loverly hot drink. For a chilled coffee, place Irish cream, coffee, and whiskey in a shaker with ice. Shake […]

Pineapple Floats Recipe

Pineapple Floats Recipe

Pineapple Floats 1 can pineapple rings with juice 1/2 cup sugar (or to taste) 1-liter club soda 4 large scoops high-quality vanilla ice cream 2 cups rum (optional for adult drinks) 1 small jar maraschino cherries Drain pineapple juice from cans of pineapple into a […]

Peach Bellini Recipe

Peach Bellini Recipe

Summer-y goodness has arrived. We’re bringing my favorite blended cocktail home for you to enjoy on your own deck. Simply peachy. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups ice cubes 1 cup water 1 sixteen ounce bag of frozen peach slices 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup vodka 1 cup […]

Fresh Strawberry Mojitos Recipe

Fresh Strawberry Mojitos Recipe

It’s strawberry season – a time for strawberry soup, strawberry tarts,and, of course, the ever-popular and completely adorable strawberry cut-out cookies. This year I thought I would jazz things up with a wee bit o’ rum for you. You’re welcome. The mojito is, perhaps, one […]

Two Cocktails to Welcome Summer

Two Cocktails to Welcome Summer

A guest post by the amazing Warren Bobrow The Easter and Passover holiday weekend is now behind us.   I’ve been dreaming of warmer weather and this past weekend although windy was just the taste I’ve been seeking.  The lovely summer season to follow is filling […]