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SEX ON THE BEACH COCKTAIL

SEX ON THE BEACH COCKTAIL

Sweet, fruity, and packing a dangerous punch, this classic tropical cocktail is a perfect way to end a warm, sunny day.  One sip will make you feel like you’ve got your toes in the warm sand. This is the drink that evokes memories of Bahamian Read More..

BRANDY ALEXANDER COCKTAIL

BRANDY ALEXANDER COCKTAIL

This retro cocktail is smooth, subtly sweet, and creamy.  With just a hint of chocolate, it makes for a perfect after-dinner drink. This cocktail has been around since before the Prohibition days.  It was developed in New York at the Hotel Rector, originally made with Read More..

THE QUARANTINI COCKTAIL

THE QUARANTINI COCKTAIL

This fun take on a martini has a bright, neon green color and sweet, fruity flavor.  It’s a delicious way to get a bit of Vitamin C, kill a few germs with some vodka, and survive being stuck at home. These days it seems like Read More..

VODKA TOM COLLINS

VODKA TOM COLLINS

Replacing gin, this vodka cocktail is a refreshing re-do of the classic 1860’s drink.  It’s the perfect refreshment for a warm spring evening or to use up whatever hootch you stockpiled for quarantine or to use as hand sanitizer. Look, I get it.  We are Read More..

IRISH COFFEE

IRISH COFFEE

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and as a perfect nightcap recipe to comfort us during this crazy time, this Irish Coffee will warm your body and soothe your nerves.  Serve this after a holiday meal of Oven-Baked Corned Beef & Roasted Cabbage and Irish Read More..

BRAZILIAN CAIPIRINHA COCKTAIL

BRAZILIAN CAIPIRINHA COCKTAIL

This Brazilian cocktail recipe is their national cocktail and served in almost any bar.  It is sweet and limey, but be careful because it really packs a punch! I like to serve this cocktail with a few Savory Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Palmiers or Honey Read More..

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE MARTINI

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE MARTINI

Pink, fruity, sweet, and creamy, this Valentine’s Day cocktail is the perfect libation for the holiday. I am probably the least romantic person on the planet.  It’s bad. I’m not a flower person. I’m never going to wait for hours to get into a restaurant Read More..

RUM RUNNER COCKTAIL

RUM RUNNER COCKTAIL

This tropical cocktail will make you think of warm breezes on a gorgeous beach, with your toes buried in the sand. This drink is a sweet concoction full of fruit juices and rum.  It goes down smooth and packs a punch, so be careful. There Read More..

BLOOD ORANGE MOJITO

BLOOD ORANGE MOJITO

This is an easy craft cocktail that is perfect for ladies’ night, date night or any old night.  It is fruity, minty, and so refreshing. Can’t find blood oranges? No worries. Cara Cara oranges will work just fine. WHAT IS A BLOOD ORANGE? From the Read More..

THE‌ ‌ULTIMATE‌ ‌CHOCOLATE‌ ‌MARTINI‌

THE‌ ‌ULTIMATE‌ ‌CHOCOLATE‌ ‌MARTINI‌

This easy cocktail recipe is the perfect sweet, boozy dessert martini. Martini purists will claim that this creamy, chocolatey drink isn’t really a martini, but I can attest that it will satisfy any sweet tooth or chocolate craving you may have.  It is delicious, but Read More..

PUMPKIN PIE MARTINI

PUMPKIN PIE MARTINI

This cool and creamy dessert martini tastes like a boozy pumpkin pie.  It incorporates all of the flavors in the pie version: pumpkin, vanilla, cream, and pumpkin pie spice.  The vodka is just a decadent bonus! A pumpkin pie martini is the dessert martini that Read More..

BAKED BRIE WITH HONEY AND PECANS

BAKED BRIE WITH HONEY AND PECANS

This elegant appetizer is as easy as it is delicious.  Creamy brie cheese that is topped with a sugary pecan topping is wrapped in a flaky puff pastry crust.  This is a lovely appetizer for guests, holidays, or even just a Friday night. One of Read More..

SPIKED FLORIDA SWAMP WATER

SPIKED FLORIDA SWAMP WATER

Cool, sweet, and refreshing with a lemony kick from lemonade vodka.  A quick and easy recipe, this is the quintessential summer adult beverage,  It’s the perfect cocktail for picnics, beach parties, or to enjoy on your patio. When I lived in Pittsburgh, my idea of Read More..

FRESH STRAWBERRY KEY LIME MARGARITAS

FRESH STRAWBERRY KEY LIME MARGARITAS

Since I embarked on this new writing/blogging career, I am so grateful for no longer feeling that stressed out, anxious,  Sunday afternoon dread.  Do you know what I mean? Those Sundays where you feel great in the morning and as the day goes on, you Read More..