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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..

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..

DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL

DARK AND STORMY RUM COCKTAIL

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..

FLORIDA HURRICANE COCKTAIL

FLORIDA HURRICANE COCKTAIL

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..

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..

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

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..

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  It was developed in New York at the Hotel Rector, originally made with Read More..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..

SHRIMP COCKTAIL

SHRIMP COCKTAIL

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..

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..

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..