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smoky mescal margaritas

smoky mescal margaritas

These smoky, tart and sweet Mescal Margaritas, made with Cuantro, freshly squeezed lime and orange juice have a salted rim with a surprising ingredient! A couple years ago my mom and sister went to Oaxaca Mexico for Christmas. When they returned, they were bearing...
vanilla pear moscow mules

vanilla pear moscow mules

These Vanilla Pear Moscow Mules are super simple to stir together, and are a fun and festive cocktail for the holidays! Plus I have a handy cocktail calculator that will help you figure out how many drinks to plan to serve for your party. Silly me. I had no idea that...
maple spiced rum punch

maple spiced rum punch

This festive holiday drink is about to rock your party punch bowl my friends! It’s a Maple Spiced Rum Punch and it’s sweetened naturally with pure maple syrup and 100% juice. It has a classic foamy head and a bit of sparkle from seltzer water instead of ginger ale or...
15+ festive winter cocktails

15+ festive winter cocktails

Is it wrong to say that fun and festive cocktails are one of my favorite parts of the Winter Holiday season?? Because if it is, I don’t want to be right! Seriously, Winter cocktails are the best! The colder weather makes it the perfect time to experiment with the...
micheladas

micheladas

Here’s how to make killer micheladas, also known as red beer. It’s a savory beer drink, served with ice, lime, hot sauce and tomato juice. They are super refreshing on a hot summer evening. I remember the first time I ever heard about micheladas. We were down in Texas...
grapefruit champagne cocktail

grapefruit champagne cocktail

These simple and bitter sweet grapefruit champagne cocktail are breeze to make and they star my favorite liquor, Campari. They are perfect to serve instead of orange juice mimosas at your weekend brunch. I think they would also make a fun drink for a ladies night,...
pomegranate lemon drop martini

pomegranate lemon drop martini

This Pomegranate Lemon Drop Martini is a festive cocktail for the holiday season. It only takes 5 minutes to whip up. If you like classic lemon drop cocktails, you’ll love this fun new ruby red pomegranate variation! It is the perfect way to sit back, relax and...
maple mint vodka spritzer

maple mint vodka spritzer

I had no intention of putting vodka in this spritzer recipe. I have been thinking about these maple mint spritzers for weeks. In fact, I have Maple Mint Spritzers written in orange marker on a piece of paper hanging right over my computer screen. And no it does not...
mulled wine

mulled wine

Guest post and a low-sugar recipe for mulled wine: a festive cocktail to sip for fall, Thanksgiving, the winter holidays. Guest post time! Today I have Eva of Adventures in Cooking. I met Eva at Blog and Bake at King Arthur Flour last year, and I immediately became a...
strawberry ginger pink lemonade cocktail

strawberry ginger pink lemonade cocktail

Here is a recipe for a cocktail that may just be your new favorite summer drink. It is made with home-made strawberry infused vodka and ginger lemonade made from scratch. But here’s a warning, it makes a big batch, so make sure you have lots of friends around to...
maple meyer lemon whiskey sour

maple meyer lemon whiskey sour

Here is a recipe for a from-scratch whiskey sour cocktail with maple and Meyer lemon in time for this month’s healthy drinks theme for the Recipe Redux. As you know I love me a good Negroni, and no summer would be complete without a Ricky Bobby Cocktail. But there is...
cranberry tangerine negroni

cranberry tangerine negroni

These Cranberry Negroni Cocktails are going to be your next Holiday tradition! They’re made with Tangerines and fresh cranberries!  I cannot say that I have a single favorite food, or a favorite tea or one favorite wine. But I do have a favorite cocktail. And...

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