Here’s a sneak peek of my upcoming show and tell demo – Holiday Bartender’s Garden. I’d be delighted to have you join me at Swanson’s Nursery in Seattle on Sunday, [...]Continue Reading
A shot of bourbon with a nice hard cider, like this Apple Ginger one from Angry Orchards. This is the easiest fall cocktail, and has been hitting the spot.
I’ve been [...]Continue Reading
The Southside Cocktail is a vintage cocktail – some say from Prohibition days, and some say invented at the 21 Club in New York City. A simple combination of gin, [...]Continue Reading
I’m not a huge fan of white dog whiskey. It’s unaged whiskey. I like the magic that happens when liquor spends some time in barrels. I bought a bottle of [...]Continue Reading
I am in summer fruit heaven right now. Especially cherries in every possible form. And garden cocktails with cherries in every possible form. This easy Rainier Cherry Mojito Cocktail unites [...]Continue Reading
Madcap Mixology Mayhem. My friend Cindy came up with this phrase to describe my cocktail creations and concoctions. I find a lot of creative freedom and satisfaction making these cocktail [...]Continue Reading
I’m growing red mustard for the first time this year, and really enjoying it as a peppery green in our salads. I enjoy a touch of heat in cocktails, and [...]Continue Reading
More rhubarb boozy goodness! During my recent did I almost miss rhubarb season panic, I made two different rhubarb-infused syrups for future garden cocktails. The first was the Strawberry-Rhubarb Syrup, [...]Continue Reading
I made a nice, big batch of Strawberry-Rhubarb Syrup recently. My newest garden cocktail using this scrumptious concoction is a Strawberry-Rhubarb Mojito. I even used genuine mojito mint from the [...]Continue Reading
After close to a month of traveling here and there, I’m playing catch up with spring. All of a sudden, I got a serious craving for rhubarb. As usual, our [...]Continue Reading
I went on a Sidecar Cocktail spree two summers ago. I had canned some brandied cherries, and the recipe suggested them as a dandy garnish for a Sidecar. Brandy, Cointreau, [...]Continue Reading
Dang. I got lit again at this year’s Manhattan Cocktail Classic!
Last year, at the first event, I polished off everything put in front of me. And by the time we [...]