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..
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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..
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..
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..
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..
A Dark And Stormy Rum Cocktail is a very masculine drink that’s refreshing and full of flavor. The ‘dark’ comes from the black rum and the stormy comes from the ginger beer. It’s similar to a Moscow Mule, but using rum instead of vodka. The Read More..
This Florida Hurricane Cocktail is a take on the famous drink served at Pat O’Brien’s restaurant in New Orleans. It’s fruity, tropical, and has a serious kick to it with ½ cup (yes, a half cup) of alcohol in it. I am not sure why Read More..
End your summer day with a sweet, fruity summer cocktail. It evokes feelings of being in an island resort, sitting by a cruise ship pool, or kicking back on a gorgeous beach. The best part is that you can enjoy this delicious drink at home. Read More..
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..
It’s 5 O’clock somewhere! Reason enough to kick back and relax with this sweet and spicy cocktail. Sweet guava juice and homemade, a spicy citrus/jalapeno simple syrup pair with tequila for one of the tastiest margaritas around. Make it a cocktail party by serving these Read More..
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..
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..
Who doesn’t love this old school classic? The cold and tender shrimp. The sweet and spicy sauce. So delicious. I like to serve these Savory Roasted Garlic Palmiers and a Classic Cosmopolitan Martini to wash it all down. If you’ve ever ordered a shrimp cocktail Read More..
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..
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..