No ice cubes for me these days. All I’ve been hankering for lately are hot drinks. And specifically, a hot toddy in the evening. My latest triumph is the Apple [...]Continue Reading
This Cranberry Liqueur is quick to make, has spectacular color, and delivers on the flavor. Cranberry and orange flavors are a long time favorite combination. I added a sprig of [...]Continue Reading
The next time you are gifting a bottle of something special, it’s easy to take it to the next level. Tie a pretty orphaned glass from the thrift store onto [...]Continue Reading
Making my own amaro liqueur each season, from what is available in our cocktail garden, has produced some remarkable results. Besides enjoying glasses of these bitter and herbal liqueurs on [...]Continue Reading
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
Here is an easy way to make a Hot Toddy in a jiffy – spice up your bottle of brandy with this easy recipe. When it is Hot Toddy time, [...]Continue Reading
This jar of luscious garden ingredients is my Fall Amaro infusing away. Back in January, I decided to make an amaro for each season, using ingredients from our garden. Amaro [...]Continue Reading
My Rhubarb Cordial has transformed into a Rhubarb Elixir.
The last time you saw the Rhubarb Cordial, it was infusing away – on its’ way to being a happy, fruity liqueur. [...]Continue Reading
Here’s the results of a perfect day at Mama Knows Her Cocktails’ kitchen. Playing with recipes and experimenting with flavors to create these infusions. My inspiration came from:
an abundance of [...]
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
Here’s my simple system of making bitters for cocktails or just to add to sparkling water for a special (and mainly non-alcoholic) drink. What are bitters? They are usually an [...]Continue Reading
My favorite cocktail of the summer was this Blackberry Mojito. Boy oh boy, did I get hooked on this flavor-packed garden cocktail. It all started with a bachelorette party. I [...]Continue Reading