9
Jan
death in the afternoon

Death In The Afternoon

Death in the Afternoon: definitely a drink suited for the afternoon when you just need to take some time off. This is a drink I decided to make over the New Year break since a certain bubbly drink was definitely in the house over the long weekend anyway. Death In The Afternoon Recipe one jigger […]

12
Jan
Iced Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

A lot of this website is about whiskey and cocktails, but I also have a love for good coffee. So I would like to take a moment to write up on the cold brew method. Not only can cold brew coffee be enjoyed as your morning cup o’ joe, but can also be used in […]

28
Dec
espresso martini

Espresso Martini & Irish Espresso

When it comes to coffee and liquor, there are some cool ways to combine these two habits. From the simple Irish coffee to the espresso martini, with plenty of experiments in between. I’ve been enjoying making espresso again after my husband and I received an espresso maker as an amazing wedding gift this month. Good […]

16
Dec
Scrappy's Bitters

Scrappy’s Bitters from Seattle

Being time for me to restock my bitters supply, I wanted to try something a little more than just the traditional angustora and orange bitters I had before. A sampler set of Scrappy’s (based in Seattle, WA) bitters fit the bill with Lavender, Cardamom, Chocolate, and Grapefruit. With bitters, I pay attention to the aroma […]

Taco Tuesday Cocktails

Kick Up Your Taco Tuesday When you’re looking for a good cocktail to go along with your tacos, there’s more than just the go to good choice of margaritas. Go ahead and try one of these four recipes tonight. Tequila Old Fashioned What You Need 1 tsp. agave nectar 2 slices blood orange, plus peel […]

2
Sep
Mint Julep

Mint Julep

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with the Mint Julep, a classic bourbon refresher. Whether you’re having a BBQ, hanging out by the pool, or even playing your favorite board games. Cheers!   Ingredients .25 oz raw sugar syrup, or 1 1/2 tsp superfine sugar and seltzer water 8-10 mint leaves 1 mint sprig for garnish 2.5 […]

Il Fornaio, Coronado/San Diego

Location Il Fornaio on Coronado Island, with a fantastic view of downtown San Diego beyond across the San Diego Bay. There was actually a couple boat races going on that my boyfriend and I were not expecting to see. Pleasant surprises. When August 27th, 2016. Little did I know that’s when my boyfriend would end […]