Tag Archives: mixed drinks

Pear Hot Toddies

On with our quest to use up an overstock of homemade jam. Katherine recently used pear preserves to create a champagne cocktail, so when we were given a batch of homemade pear butter we made a similar concoction to give … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Ramos Fizz

We got this classic cocktail recipe from Epicurious. The trick is in the double shaking and soda water trickle. Ramos Fizz 2 oz gin (we like Hendrick’s) 1 dash orange flower water 1 egg white 1 tbsp heavy cream 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Elderflower Martini

This comes from the St. Germain website. St. Germain is one of those liquors that has no cheap counterpart that tastes even close, so pony up the bucks because it is good stuff. We garnished with a lemon, but a … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Peppery Pisco

It’s been a summer of Pisco at our house. We needed some inspiration for new ways to serve the liquor and found this fun cocktail called the Sargent Pepper 100 over at the Pisco 100 website. It uses grapefruit juice … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Watermelon and Wine Spritzers

We bought a new variety of watermelon (orange!) at the farmers market. We hated it. We bought a new white wine at the liquor store. We hated it. We put them together to create a new drink. We loved it. … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Cherry Bourbon Sours

Didn’t make the cherries we posted last week? Well you’ll have to come up with your own drink while we enjoy these. Cherry Bourbon Sours 1/3 part cherry bourbon syrup 1/3 part lemon juice 1/3 part triple sec Mix all … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Grapefruit and Bourbon Together Again

By Katherine I like making drinks for Greg, but I have to adjust to his tastes. If I add a bit of simple syrup to take the edge off, he’ll find it too sweet. Cocktails I find a bit too … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments