Drink Blog of the Day Archive
February 21, 2014
I wanted to not only create a drink that was breakfast friendly and decidedly lacking in orange juice as a component, but also a perfect snapshot of my favorite time of year. I think this version nicely captures all of the flavors of pumpkin pie.
February 20, 2014
The first time I made Orange Julius for my little guy, he said it tastes like orange sunshine. I wanted to name the recipe this but thought it may confuse people, but it was still adorable!
February 19, 2014
To the city that left us eternally enchanted, we raise the Conti & Royal this Mardi Gras season. This very approachable, but spirit-forward concoction begins with a full two teaspoons of Peychaud’s Bitters.
February 18, 2014
It’s simple, refreshing, and lovely. It’s blood orange and bourbon…what’s not to like?
February 17, 2014
The smell is intoxicating. The addition of the orange gives it a nice citrus zing.
February 16, 2014
After drinking a few Cafe Royals, I knew that coffee and Chartreuse went well to together, so I decided to do some experimenting and came up with a delightful concoction I call The Morning After.
February 15, 2014
one of my simplest cocktail creations
February 14, 2014
I think you’ll like the blood orange against the basil and the margarita meets French kiss cocktail combination.
February 13, 2014
Some frozen strawberries, some soda, some ice, some mint leaves, some strawberries and your punch is ready.
February 12, 2014
I love champagne. More accurately, I love bubbles. I have neither the discerning palate nor plump wallet to be picky concerning the region of my grapes. It just sounds fancier to say champagne cocktail though, no?
February 11, 2014
I think everyone’s a sucker for mojitos, especially when there’s fresh fruit thrown in them!
February 10, 2014
I used to drink spiked coffee with a splash of Bailey's on celebratory occasions. It's good, but this is so much better.
February 9, 2014
Here's a nice cocktail recommendation, my own Yellowbird of Sunshine, which mixes vodka with lemon juice and Maraschino liqueur, and tastes absolutely delicious.
February 8, 2014
A winter red wine sangria with pomegranates and oranges, as well some cranberries, a cinnamon stick and a heavy splash of brandy.
February 7, 2014
Sometimes you just have got to have a sweet treat. This single serving hot cocoa is quick, easy, and takes a BIG bite out of that sweet tooth.
February 6, 2014
Friends, this cocktail is so good – dangerously good! It’ll warm your soul and heart so you can embrace the new year with full force.
February 5, 2014
nothing can compare to the delicious smell of hot apple cider simmering away on the stove.
February 4, 2014
Seriously though, this was a mighty tasty sangria. I like that it’s not sickeningly sweet, and the fresh mint really adds a herbal zing to please the palate.
February 3, 2014
This simple pairing of pure pomegranate juice, Cointreau (or orange liqueur), sweetened lime juice and champagne is lightly sweet, refreshing and festive.
February 2, 2014
German Pinot Noir did extremely well last week in a 4-vintage blind tasting against wines from Burgundy, California and Willamette Valley.
February 1, 2014
A local favorite: the Earl Gray latte, a.k.a. London Fog. Enjoy this easy recipe – trust us, it’s one you’re going to want to bookmark.
January 31, 2014
Vibrant and full of flavour, with notes of lemon sherbert that are followed by a slightly more bitter note of fresh lemon juice and herbs sweetened with honey.
January 30, 2014
Last night, I decided to make this super yummy cocktail in a dainty martini glass with tons on cinnamon on top.
January 29, 2014
This little gem comes from one of my many trips to Texas. And this little puppy has kicked off many a tequila-filled nights while there.
January 28, 2014
This hot cranberry cocktail is a great hot drink that’s nice enough to serve to guests but easy enough to just treat yourself to on a cold day.
January 27, 2014
This time of the year with the temperatures dropping and the festive/vacation mood lingering on all I feel like doing is cuddle up on my couch with a cup of this Hot Chocolate and watch movies.
January 26, 2014
The Negroni’s spritzy cousin, the Sbagliato subs prosecco in for gin, creating a buoyantly bitter Italian aperitivo drink.
January 25, 2014
In the past few years, the winning drinks from cocktail competitions have tended to be those that are simpler to make. Judges are often looking for drinks that are easy to replicate
January 24, 2014
French 75. This is my favorite way to drink gin. I prefer it poured over ice; the cocktail stays colder longer, making it crisp and refreshing.
January 23, 2014
Simple and delicious the Rob Roy came to life well before prohibition took hold of America in 1920 at the Waldorf Astoria.