Category Archives: Mixed Drink

Chocolate Malt Milkshake

Chocolate Malt Milkshake

I was making a smoothie at the end of last summer when I noticed black smoke billowing from the base of our blender. I called Nathan to come and survey the situation and he confirmed that the black smoke was indeed, not normal. As the smell of burning plastic filled my nostrils I whined, “AreContinue Reading

Tamarind Margarita

Tamarind Margarita

For Nathan and I, margaritas are very much an every day a year round beverage. During the winter, a margarita brightens a dreary day with hints of summer and during the summer, the margarita is a light and refreshing respite from the DC heat and humidity. To be perfectly honest, we’ve come to the point of notContinue Reading

Lavender Blackberry Mint Julep

Lavender Blackberry Mint Julep

  The idea of a mint julep conjures a whole image in my mind that hearkens to the era of Scarlett O’ Hara. The scene features Nathan in a jaunty Panama hat with a handlebar mustache and me with ringlets and a hoop skirt…definitely a hoop skirt. The day is oppressively hot and humid andContinue Reading

Beer Float

Beer Float

Yesterday, here in Washington, DC the temperature on the heat index reached around 110 degrees.  The plants on our balcony look like they have given up on life and we are starting to see mirages of ice cold beer and ice cream out of the windows. Beer and ice cream you say…  how about aContinue Reading

Limoncello Basil Margarita

Limoncello Basil Margarita

Sometimes it’s the little things that really make a marriage work. For Nathan and I, one of those little things is that we are both easily amused by a fun little game where we combine two words into one mega word. For example, with the words awesome and blog you can make the word AwelogContinue Reading