Category: Drinks

Horned Melon Tom Collins

Horned Melon Tom Collins

A horned melon is not your typical looking fruit. Also called a kiwano melon, African horned cucumber, jelly melon, hedged gourde, melano and blowfish fruit, the horned melon is native to Southern Africa and grows mainly in dry semi-arid places such as the Kalahari Desert. This fruit was later introduced to other areas of Africa, […]

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Hello Summer! Is it just me, or have you been waiting for it as much as I have?  Long sunny carefree days and no school lunches is something to celebrate in my house. After living in California for 11 years now, I need warm temperatures […]

Bee’s Knees Cocktail–A Lovely Honey Infused Drink You Simply Must Try

Bee’s Knees Cocktail–A Lovely Honey Infused Drink You Simply Must Try

Have you ever heard of a bees knees cocktail? I sure hadn’t, but I’m very glad I found it. The phase “Bees Knees” has been around since the 1920’s and was often used to describe something “of excellence” or that was considered to be “the […]

Sparkling Orange-Carrot Mocktail

Sparkling Orange-Carrot Mocktail

My fascination with mocktails continues.  I’m not typically a juice drinker, so coming up with mocktail recipes on the less-sweet side has been a fun project.  This recipe for a sparkling orange-carrot mocktail took me some time to fine-tune, but it’s winner and super refreshing […]