Lovage & Nettle Refresher

Lovage & Nettle Refresher

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 15, 2014
Bitters, Blog, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

A couple of less common cocktail ingredients create this lovely┬áLovage & Nettle Refresher cocktail. Lovage is a hardy herb in my Northwest garden, with a distinctive celery flavor. It looks […]

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Southside Cocktail - 3 Ways

Southside Cocktail – 3 Ways

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 19, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery

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, […]

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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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Raspberry Vodka & Tonic

Raspberry Vodka & Tonic

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 28, 2013
Blog, Entertaining, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

My friends know me so well. I hosted a fun group this last weekend. Among my hostess gifts were:

4 pack of Q Tonic water
pint of homemade Raspberry Vodka
slew of vintage […]

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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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Old Pal Cocktail - Mama Beth Style

Old Pal Cocktail – Mama Beth Style

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 11, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

I have the hardest time following a recipe. I’ll do it when I’m baking, and I’ll try really hard to stick to the original idea when I’m making a classic […]

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Lavender Happiness

Lavender Happiness

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 25, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

Lavender Happiness Cocktail –

When I spotted Lavender Dry Soda at the grocery store, I knew it would be pretty darn easy to figure out a way to use it in […]

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Strawberry Basil Mint Soda

Strawberry Basil Mint Soda

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 11, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Non-Alcoholic

The strawberry basil mint syrup I invented today is one of my favorite homemade syrups so far. I first thought about infusing some gin with these tasty ingredients. Then I […]

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Tempting Tea Cocktail

Tempting Tea Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 29, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

Tempting Tea Cocktail –

Here’s a twist to try the next time you make some iced tea. Add a few sprigs of your favorite fresh, organic herbs, maybe a couple of […]

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My Kitchen Counter

My Kitchen Counter

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 25, 2012
gallery, Home Bar

Recently, my friend Julie, with the major photography skills, was standing in my kitchen, and captured this photo. She saw a great shot, and I saw my regular kitchen counter. […]

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Beautiful Borage

Beautiful Borage

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 21, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

Beautiful Borage –

Last summer, I added a borage plant to our edibles garden. I wanted to learn more about edible flowers, and borage has captivating blue blossoms. It reseeded itself […]

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Strawberry Shrub Cocktail

Strawberry Shrub Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 8, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery

Strawberry Shrub Cocktail –
I am having a great time experimenting with cocktail shrubs. These shrubs aren’t the green, leafy kinds you find in your garden. These shrubs are a combination […]

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