Category Archives: Drink
Jon got to brew another batch of beer recently and as luck would have it the day we went to the brewery our nephew Miles Henry was born. Jon was asked to be the godfather for Miles so he felt … Continue reading
I was at whole foods saying hi to the hubs the other day and noticed a few fun things to add to our bar: Wild Hibiscus Flowers I’ve seen this before and it is super pretty, looks like this: I … Continue reading
My husband is obsessed with all the craft beers sold at our local Whole Foods. I was feeling jealous of his constant exploration of exotic brewski’s so I decided to try something new myself!
cute party idea: frozen fruit skewers, pour champagne and serve
In an effort to answer this question I came up with a great new drink: A Cucumber / Elderflower Martini (thanks Jill for the inspiration) So here is what you do: Take 5 slices of cucumber and muddle it. Add 2 shots … Continue reading
As you know I have this awesome drink dispenser I got from Z Gallery that I like to use to infuse alcohol in, as seen in this post about my killer strawberry margaritas. Well we decided to mix things up … Continue reading
A Subtle Revelry posted these babies recently, too cute! Click the link for the tutorial.
Loving what Katherine of the side stuff did with her Deluxe Grilled Cheese Bar dinner party. How cute is this: See More
SHOP The supersized confection is made by Napa Valley’s Perfect Endings bakery and sold by Williams-Sonoma for–ouch–$79.95. (Officially, it’s called the Perfect Endings Peanut Butter Cup Cake, presumably for copyright reasons.) According to the description, the “moist, intensely chocolate cake … Continue reading
So it turns out the liquor manager at Jensen’s grocery store up in Lake Arrowhead is quite the aficionado when it comes to all things alcohol and he was kind enough to turn us on to this: This stuff rivals … Continue reading
I know I already told you guys about my awesome 3-tier beverage dispenser that I am infusing gin, vodka, and tequila in here, but I haven’t told you about the results yet. We are 3 weeks in and here is … Continue reading
There is a great little spot in Laguna called The Royal Hawaiian and they make this drink that is locally famous called the “Lapu Lapu”. It’s a one and your done kind of drink and I LOVE IT! RECIPE You … Continue reading
Moscow Mules are my favorite cocktail of all time. I have written on this subject before but want to emphasize how fantastic this drink is and encourage you to try it. It is unbelievably easy to make with just 3 … Continue reading
Ingredients 2 cups fresh pineapple juice 2 cups orange juice 1 cup white rum 3/4 cup high-proof dark rum 3 tablespoons Campari Orange wedges and maraschino cherries, for garnish Preparation Mix ingredients in a pitcher. Cover; chill for 4–12 hours. Divide among ice-filled glasses. Garnish with orange wedges and maraschino … Continue reading
Jon and I treated ourselves to a night out on the town last weekend. I made Electric Lemonade Martinis, Greek food for dinner (more on that later), and then we went out for a movie. Electric Lemonade Martini 1 ounce … Continue reading
We ran out of Champagne and improvised. It turned out fantastic! Like a fizzy fruit punch, you can’t even taste the alcohol.
Blood Orange Gin Sparkler You can keep the rosemary simple syrup in the refrigerator for a week or so. You can do this ahead of time. Also, if blood oranges are hard for you to come by – navel oranges … Continue reading