Super Moon Bloody Mary Cocktail

Super Moon Bloody Mary Cocktail

  This weekend we have another fabulous skyward experience, a combination of a super moon, harvest moon, and a total lunar eclipse. This is a very rare event so watch it while you have the chance. If that isn’t a reason to celebrate, I don’t know what is! To learn more about the Supermoon Eclipse check out NASA’s coverage. To celebrate this momentous occasion I created the Super Moon Bloody … Continue Reading →
The Fiery Scotsman Cocktail

The Fiery Scotsman Cocktail

This week I’ve got a combination that some may say is blasphemy, but since when do I care if others think that? For the weekly cocktail I present The Fiery Scotsman! This one is super simple also – I know you all like the easier cocktail recipes. You just need one of my favorites, Fireball Cinnamon Whisky and one of of Hubby’s favorites, Johnny Walker Red Label Scotch. You can … Continue Reading →
Washington Apple Cocktail

Washington Apple Cocktail

  Now that we are headed into fall it is apple season so I though for this week’s cocktail I would stick with that apple theme. This drink is still great for those days that are still a bit warm though too. Is this a drink you will try? Any changes? Photo source: original photo via Thomas Duff on Flickr Continue Reading →
Jack Honey Sweetened Blackberry Tea

Jack Honey Sweetened Blackberry Tea

This weekend is the unofficial end of summer and a great time to sit outside, BBQ, and sip on a nice cocktail. This week’s recipe comes from the fine folks at Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey (disclosure – I have received free samples from them, opinions are my own) and Creative Culinary who offer up this tasty tea cocktail. Now, if you want to cheat and use store-bought, premade blackberry tea … Continue Reading →
Strawberry Basil Lemonade (with or without alcohol)

Strawberry Basil Lemonade (with or without alcohol)

Thank goodness it is Friday! This has been a really long week for me because Hubby has been out of town for work. While I do have a house full of pets as company, it is not quite the same as having humans with me. Thanks to Sparkling ICE for sharing this week’s cocktail recipe which will be perfect to sip out on the patio when Hubby gets home tonight … Continue Reading →
Watermelon Screwdriver Cocktail and a Bonus Watermelon Granita Recipe!

Watermelon Screwdriver Cocktail and a Bonus Watermelon Granita Recipe!

Screwdrivers have always been one of my favorite drinks but for this week’s cocktail I have a little twist on the classic screwdriver. We are adding watermelon ice cubes to it! This gives a sweeter end taste to the drink and as the ice cubes melt while you sip on your cocktail the flavor, and color, will change. The original part of the drink is just the basic recipe of … Continue Reading →
Celebrate Lighthouse Day with the Lighthouse Cocktail

Celebrate Lighthouse Day with the Lighthouse Cocktail

Today, August 7, is National Lighthouse Day. This week’s cocktail will help you celebrate this holiday. Ingredients: 1/3 ounce Kahlua coffee liqueur 1/3 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream 1/3 ounce 151 proof rum Directions: Pour Kahlua into a glass. Use the back of a spoon to slowly pour the Bailey’s into the shot glass on top of the Kahlua. Then, again with the spoon, slowly pour the 151 rum on top. … Continue Reading →
Mexican Martini

Mexican Martini

Today is National Tequila Day! Let’s celebrate by combing two classic drinks, the margarita and the martini for this week’s cocktail recipe. The Mexican martini was born in the late 70’s when a bartender at Cedar Door Restaurant in Austin, was served a margarita in a martini glass on a trip to Mexico. She returned to Texas raving about the drink, and Cedar Door created its own version, adding in … Continue Reading →
Perfectly Pink Punch – A Wine Spritzer Recipe

Perfectly Pink Punch – A Wine Spritzer Recipe

(Family Features) From pool parties to baseball games to backyard barbecues, this time of year provides a number of occasions to enjoy time with family and friends. This summer, take your gatherings to the next level with a fun and festive drink menu with cocktails that reflects the fresh flavors of the season. Today Americans are turning to wine more often than ever before, and the summer months are no … Continue Reading →
Ruby Slipper Cocktail Recipe

Ruby Slipper Cocktail Recipe

I love this recipe for a summer cocktail that combines fresh summer fruits and herbs for a refreshing drink. Thanks to Deep Eddy for sharing this recipe today! Ingredients 2 oz Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka 4 raspberries 1 thin (de-seeded) habanero clove ½ oz fresh Watermelon juice (you can find this at high end grocery stores or simply juice yourself) 2 basil leaves Splash of club soda Preparation Muddle … Continue Reading →