Bourbon & Basil Sidecar

Bourbon & Basil Sidecar

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 30, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

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, [...]

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Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Manhattan Cocktail Classic

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 24, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Travel

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 [...]

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Amer Picon

Amer Picon

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 23, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery

I received this gorgeous bottle of handcrafted Amer Picon from our friends, Jason and Kathy, at a recent dinner party. Both know their way aroud a cocktail bar. In fact, [...]

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Goji Berries in Gin

Goji Berries in Gin

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 2, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Infusions

In my ongoing efforts to add some healthier ingredients to my cocktails, I’ve been experimenting with goji berries. They are rich with antioxidants. So I infused some dried goji berries [...]

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Basil Bash

Basil Bash

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 29, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

A boozy bash in a glass. The Basil Bash Cocktail unites Strawberry Bay Infused Tequila with fresh basil in a memorable marriage of luscious flavors. This garden cocktail nearly made itself. Some [...]

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Thyme Lime Fizz Cocktail

Thyme Lime Fizz Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 27, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

I get a kick out of inventing and making some new ingredient for cocktails, like my recent success with the Thyme Lime Herbal Syrup. I will go through tangents, and [...]

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Thyme Lime Tipple

Thyme Lime Tipple

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 25, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

I forget about thyme. The herb. (I lose track of the other time as well these days. As much as I think I want to simplify my life, I keep [...]

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Tomato Crush Cocktail

Tomato Crush Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 22, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

I go through creative spurts. With the arrival of the spring season, combined with the incredible energy I’m fortunate to receive from my public speaking audiences, I am spurting and [...]

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Mata Hari Cocktail

Mata Hari Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 20, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Infusions

This Mata Hari Cocktail was a big hit at our recent St. Patrick’s Day dinner. The Mata Hari Cocktail is not green and is not Irish, but it is certainly [...]

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A Grown-up Jello Shot

A Grown-up Jello Shot

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 18, 2013
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One of our St. Patrick’s Day dinner guests, Michael, showed up with this nice surprise – a plate full of grown-up jello shots dubbed Irish Car Bombs. Maybe not the [...]

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Fooling Around with Bitters

Fooling Around with Bitters

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 13, 2013
Bitters, Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery

I’ve been experimenting with using some hefty amounts of bitters in some new herbal syrups. Today’s winner is Orange Bitters & Rosemary Syrup. Orange and rosemary have a long time [...]

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The Flavor Bible

The Flavor Bible

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 28, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery

The Flavor Bible is one handy book to have around. When I am dreaming of new garden cocktails to create, and have a specific herb or ingredient I’d like to [...]

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