Cocktails

The Perfect Bloody Mary

The Perfect Bloody Mary

There are many occasions when a Bloody Mary is the perfect beverage: Sunday brunch, family gatherings, a long cross-country flight, and during lunch while skiing on a cold winter day.  I have always loved a good Bloody Mary, I think mainly because they are salty–and […]

The Federation Is A Serious And Incredibly Memorable Drink

The Federation Is A Serious And Incredibly Memorable Drink

Smooth and refined deliciousness. The Sazerac, credited as being one of the first true cocktails, is a New Orleans take on a traditional rye cocktail. The Federation puts a further spin on the Sazerac.  The combination of Anejo tequila instead of rye mixed with creme […]

A Lillet-Basil Cocktail Is The Perfect Specialty Drink For Winter

A Lillet-Basil Cocktail Is The Perfect Specialty Drink For Winter

Have you ever had Lillet?  If the answer is no, you’ve been missing out. Pronounced “li’ leh” it is a French aperitif created in 1887 by Paul and Raymon Lillet from Podensac, just outside of the Bordeaux region in France.  Lillet, considered a “tonic wine” […]