Cocktails

The Queen’s Dubonnet And Gin

The Queen’s Dubonnet And Gin

With the Queen’s passing, it’s only fitting to raise a glass with her favorite Dubonnet and Gin Cocktail to toast her exemplary life.  It’s common knowledge that the Queen enjoyed a cocktail during her lunchtime meal. It was usually gin, preferably Gordon’s or her own Read More..

Rum And Lime Daiquiri

Rum And Lime Daiquiri

A Rum And Lime Daiquiri is a classic cocktail that should be in everyone’s repertoire. It’s fresh tasting and light, yet packs a pretty good punch. If you think of a bright, neon red, overly sweet, frozen slushy type cocktail when you hear ‘daiquiri’, then Read More..

Strawberry Moscow Mule

Strawberry Moscow Mule

A sweet and tart twist on the classic cocktail, this Strawberry Moscow Mule is a perfect brunch or springtime cocktail. The beautiful pink color makes this cocktail the ultimate bridal shower or girl’s night-out drink of choice. Here in Florida, March is the start of Read More..

Spicy Chili Lime Margarita

Spicy Chili Lime Margarita

This spicy chili lime margarita is a sweet and hot twist on a classic margarita.  Fresh lime juice and a homemade jalapeno simple syrup give this cocktail a bright and unique flavor.  It’s perfect to celebrate National Margarita Day or to serve on any given Read More..

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

It’s that time of year when we can begin sipping on cool, creamy eggnog in pretty little cups and celebrate the decadence and beauty of the holiday season.  My Boozy Jamaican Eggnog is thick, rich, and delicious.  It’s made with both Jamaican rum and bourbon, Read More..

White Holiday Margarita

White Holiday Margarita

Sip a bit of the tropics this holiday season!  This White Holiday Margarita has the flavors of the islands – coconut, lime, rum.  It’s creamy and refreshing.  It also packs a punch with three types of alcohol. Here in Florida, we decorate palm trees and Read More..

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Just in time for your Thanksgiving celebrations, this Spicy Apple Cider Margarita has all the fall flavors you want in a holiday cocktail, plus tequila and Fireball for a spicy cinnamon note.  This margarita is sure to be a favorite among your friends and family. Read More..

Sparkling Rosemary Pear Martini

Sparkling Rosemary Pear Martini

The quintessential Autumn cocktail, this sparkling rosemary pear martini is fruity, sweet, with an herbaceous finish from the rosemary simple syrup.  This sophisticated cocktail is perfect for your upcoming Thanksgiving celebrations. Pear and rosemary go so well together and taste like Fall.  And while Florida Read More..

Classic Mojito Cocktail

Classic Mojito Cocktail

Minty and refreshing, a Classic Mojito is a fun summer rum cocktail that appeals to most people.  This recipe makes one cocktail, but there is enough Mojito Syrup to make a pitcher!   When it’s hot outside and I’m feeling a little lazy, I like serving Read More..

KEY LIME PIE MARTINI

KEY LIME PIE MARTINI

A sweet and creamy dessert martini that brings all the flavors of a tropical key lime pie. This key lime pie martini is great as a Memorial Day brunch cocktail or after-dinner nightcap. With great success, I’ve served this cocktail as part of a dessert Read More..

DIRTY BANANA COCKTAIL

DIRTY BANANA COCKTAIL

A Dirty Banana Cocktail is a popular drink at beach resorts, cruise ships, and beach bars. It’s cool, creamy, fruity, and goes down very smooth!  Dangerous to say the least. This classic cocktail combines rum, coffee liqueur, banana liqueur, a fresh banana, and half and Read More..

LEMON BLUEBERRY LAVENDER COCKTAIL

LEMON BLUEBERRY LAVENDER COCKTAIL

A Lemon Blueberry Lavender Cocktail is a sophisticated, fruity, citrusy, libation with an aromatic floral note from the lavender simple syrup. This is a take on a mind-blowing drink that I was obsessed with during my years in Houston.  This little dive bar made the Read More..

2 EASTER BRUNCH COCKTAILS

2 EASTER BRUNCH COCKTAILS

Easter celebrations are best when they start early in the day.  First, the kids find their hidden Easter baskets, then look for the hidden eggs.  And the adults watch the shenanigans while sipping a delicious libation.  I have a suggestion for you today for 2 Read More..

ORANGE LEMON VODKA PUNCH

ORANGE LEMON VODKA PUNCH

Orange-lemon vodka punch combines a childhood throwback with vodka and soda for a bit of bubbly.  Fresh and citrusy punch is topped with vodka and soda for an adult version of what you grew up drinking. If you grew up in Western Pennsylvania, you may Read More..

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

POMEGRANATE MARTINI

This pomegranate martini is exactly what you need at the end of a long day.  It is the perfect blend of tart, sweet, and bitter. During my time in New York City, one of my favorite restaurants was the Tribeca Grill.  It was the perfect Read More..