My DIY 2014 Winter Amaro has been infusing for 19 days, and already has a darker hue and delectable flavor. After two weeks, I decided to add three more dried […]Continue Reading
I recently put my spin on the classic Vin D’Orange recipe. It’s a knock-out aperitif, using what is in season now. While indulging in my daily Pinterest fix, I found […]Continue Reading
Isn’t that a handsome ice cube in a handsome cocktail? It’s an ice ball from an easy to use mold from Arctic Chill.
Recently, I was asked to review their ice […]Continue Reading
My 2014 Winter Amaro is underway. Last year, I created an Amaro for each season, using ingredients found in our own garden. I began with Winter in 2013, which produced […]Continue Reading
Honey infused with mulling spices equals instant hot toddy goodness. Honey is my sweetener of choice for a hot toddy. Adding some mulling spices to honey to infuse for a […]Continue Reading
1. Boozy Apricots swimming in liquor, clove, allspice, cinnamon, vanilla, and black pepper have glorious flavor.
2. Boozy Apricots are a snap to prepare, and make for quick gifts.
3. Boozy Apricots […]
Persimmons and dry vermouth together make for a very fine sip. I’ve been enjoying a chilled glass of this Persimmon Vermouth as an aperitif during the holidays. Add some gin along […]Continue Reading
Easy cocktail recipes like this Cranberry Gin & Tonic are so handy during the holiday season. And easy can still deliver festive flavor. This recipe amounts to cutting up or […]Continue Reading
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