Orange liqueur

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 [...]

When I saw the theme for this month's Mixology Monday was Aw, Nuts!, I knew I had to participate. I had no clue what cocktail recipe I would share, but I couldn't pass up the opportunity to work with nuts (or nut liqueurs) while cracking myself up with jokes about it. So, after a few experiments and several [...]

Persimmon Rum Spritzer

After making the White Christmas Sangria with seasonal fruit including persimmons, my next mission was to make a persimmon cocktail. I didn't really know what kind of cocktail I wanted or what spirits I was going to use, I just knew I wanted it to have persimmon in it. So, after a few experiments, I [...]

Spiced Cranberry Sangria

Special occasions call for special drinks. For me, that special occasion was our annual friends Thanksgiving dinner. And the special drinks were glasses full of this spiced cranberry sangria. Made with a spiced cranberry syrup, two types of apples and slices of orange, the best way to describe it is absolutely delicious. I've made a [...]