Category: Drinks

Mango Margarita

Mango Margarita

Unbeknownst to me, National Margarita Day is February 22nd. Seems like an odd time you ask me. Margaritas exemplify Summer, long sunny days and warm relaxing evenings. So with that, I think a post about mango margaritas just in time for Memorial Day is the […]

Sake + Starfruit “Caipirinha” Cocktail

Sake + Starfruit “Caipirinha” Cocktail

I have blogged about making a sake cocktail before. New to the sake world, I am enjoying it’s versatility and flavorful notes. This lovely cocktail is based on the National drink in Brazil called a Caipirnha cocktail traditionally made with cachaça ( also known as aguardente, pinga, caninha), […]

Good Tidings Cocktail

Good Tidings Cocktail

To be clear, it’s still cranberry season, at least it is to me. I first read about a Good Tidings cocktail in Esquire.  I’m not sure where that magazine has been all my life (although apparently the answer is: on my husband’s nightstand). Esquire regularly […]

Vanilla Rum White Russian

Vanilla Rum White Russian

Chances are you’ve heard of a White Russian, a rich creamy cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cream served over ice. This beloved cocktail was created in late 1940’s by Gustave Tops, a Belgian barman who also created the White Russian’s sister cocktail a […]

Honey Hot Toddy For Winter

Honey Hot Toddy For Winter

If you’ve never had a Hot Toddy on a cold winter night, you must. Known as a “hot whisky” in Scotland, it can mixed any number of ways.  But typically, it is served as one is (according to Wikipedia) “retiring” for the night. Love that. In […]

Cranberry-Cassis White Wine Spritzer

Cranberry-Cassis White Wine Spritzer

Holidays are all about spirit. And by “spirit” I mean the feeling of happiness, gratitude and grace that swirls around December. Spirit is more a mood than anything religious. Anyone can have spirit no matter what ones celebrates. I love holiday spirit. The buzz, the […]