Category: Drinks

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 […]

Pumpkin Spiced White Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Spiced White Hot Chocolate

Who does not love hot chocolate in the winter? There are a number of ways to make this old standby different, and this is one of them. This is my pumpkin-spiced white hot chocolate, because I’m not over my pumpkin obsession just yet. In this […]

“Fallen Apple” Cocktail

“Fallen Apple” Cocktail

I consider this another fun, seasonal, Fall cocktail, based on the “Fallen Apple” cocktail I first read about in Saveur in 2015. The Fallen Apple recipe talked about in that article was from chef Anna Bogle of Summit City Lounge in Whitesburg, Kentucky (a place and a […]

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

This blood orange-pomegranate mocktail with a touch of turmeric is not only seasonal, it’s hands-down delicious. For all my non-drinkers out there, this recipe is a must try.  Lightly sweet and bubbly, this beauty is not only nice to look at, it might even be […]