Category: Cocktails

Meyer Lemon Sidecar

Meyer Lemon Sidecar

My husband introduced me to Sidecars a few years ago. Something new and not too sweet was an easy sell. I liked the idea of having a drink served “up” instead of over ice. I also loved the look of an elegant martini glass. After […]

Pineapple-Rum Havana Cocktail

Pineapple-Rum Havana Cocktail

This is a Havana cocktail and I love this drink almost as much as I love the song Havana by Camila Cabello.  A rum-based drink that is served “up,” this is smooth and fruity from the very first sip.  The trick to this tropical beauty is […]

Sake Lemon Drop

Sake Lemon Drop

I’ve always wanted to enjoy sake. I have tried it warm and cold, over the years, but never loved it. Friends always said, “drink the really good stuff and you will love it.” They were wrong. Straight-up sake always struck me as too medicinal. For […]

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade Cooler

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade Cooler

I love Fridays in the summer, and I also love cocktails. To me, nothing says summer like lemonade. Sweet deliciousness. Raspberries are also a sign of warm weather and are glorious right now. In celebration of the carefree summer months I love, I developed this fun […]

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 […]