Category Archives: Mixed Drink

Cranberry Ginger Smash

Cranberry Ginger Smash

As I write this, I’m looking out of the window at the dreary start to October and feeling extremely thankful that we have no plans tonight. Crazy weeks at work have coincided with the beginning of Autumn and this special cocktail is a response to them both. It incorporates the warm, festive flavors of cinnamonContinue Reading

Lemon-Lime Pisco Sour

Lemon-Lime Pisco Sour

Here is the newest installment in our series of recipes in which we bring you traditional cocktail recipes. Like some of our previous creations, the origin of the Pisco Sour is debated. Both Chile and Peru lay claim to the drink and both countries produce Pisco, a strong, colorless grape brandy. In South America, theContinue Reading

Ginger Lime Mojito

Ginger Lime Mojito

One of my requirements when we were condo shopping was that our new home have a balcony. I love being able to easily walk out doors, eat dinner outside, or grow fresh herbs to use in our cooking. We currently  have a few basil plants, chives, sage, rosemary, and mint. Nathan’s dad gifted us withContinue Reading

The Classic Margarita

The Classic Margarita

This recipe is so simple and so easy that we almost feel like it’s cheating to post it. Yet, we wouldn’t be doing our job if we didn’t share a recipe of such perfection with our readers. This margarita recipe contains only three ingredients…tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. In the past, we would useContinue Reading

Sazerac

Sazerac

We present to you the Sazerac cocktail…a drink that is not for the faint of heart. It is the quintessential New Orleans cocktail and has even been named the official cocktail of the city of New Orleans. The Sazerac has a conflicted history rife with legend.  Essentially however, it was created in the early partContinue Reading