Grand Marnier

With peak citrus season ending soon, I figured I'd better share this blood orange cognac cocktail recipe now. If I wait any longer, blood oranges will be gone and that would make us all sad. So before they disappear for another year, let's all stock up and enjoy. When I set out to make this [...]

Pineapple Cucumber Cocktail

As promised in the post for the cucumber gin martini, here is another cucumber cocktail recipe. I told you there were going to be a few coming up. Instead of gin, this one has tequila. It also has a few other ingredients to create this pineapple cucumber cocktail. Before I give you the recipe, I'll [...]

Cinco de Mayo is just a few days away. That makes this the perfect time to tell you a little about the history of the margarita which started at Hussong's Cantina. Plus, we have a Cadillac Margarita recipe for you to try. The original Hussong's Cantina opened in Ensenada, Mexico back in 1892. A second [...]

If there's one citrus I love during this time of year, it's blood oranges. I'm such a fan, I use them in every cocktail I can think of during peak season. Of course, I also had to make some blood orange infused tequila so I could extend their life just a bit. Naturally, the first use for [...]

Blood Orange Vodka Cocktail

Spring is here which means Blood Oranges are ripe and ready to squeeze and muddle into cocktails. We've used this delicious fruit in our Blood Orange Martini and Blood Orange Ginger Cocktail, so it's safe to say we're big fans. This time, we are using them in this blood orange vodka cocktail with Grand Marnier. [...]

When it comes to hosting events with a lot of people, a pitcher full of sangria is the way to go. It serves a lot of people, is fairly easy to make as well as serve and who doesn't love booze soaked fruit? So, the next time you need to make drinks for a crowd, make [...]

Now that the mango, papaya, and pineapple infused tequila has been sitting for a few days, it's time to put it to use in a margarita recipe. 4 ounces mango, papaya, and pineapple infused tequila 2 ounces Grand Marnier 2 fresh squeezed limes Pineapple wedges, orange wheels, and/or lime wheels for garnish Optional: margarita salt [...]

Li Hing Mui Margarita

In our humble opinion, the best margarita recipes are made using simple, home made ingredients. Using fresh squeezed lime juice and simple syrup makes this margarita taste far superior than any made with premixed sweet and sour mix. This margarita uses Li Hing Mui powder. Li hing mui is a salty dried plum and when [...]