Jamaican Me Thirsty

I discovered a new series on Hulu called Eater’s Guide to the World. Well, new to me since it’s actually been out since November of last year. I loved the first episode, Dining Alone in the Pacific Northwest, because I’m a solitary creature and love to explore food scenes alone. Dining with a partner is…

Hot Buttered Rum

As promised here is Day 9 or 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! A holiday favorite when its cold outside the Hot Buttered Rum is crazy easy to make! Most recipes call for unsalted butter, but for my recipe I call for salted. I have my reasons. In baking you always add salt to a sweet…

It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas! Actually many amazing holidays happen this time of the year which I think is what truly makes it wonderful! This time of year for me holds so many memories: cutting down our Christmas tree, my mother’s annual cookie exchange party, my brother, sister, and I watching…

Alice in Thailand

Does anyone else love Thai Tea? Or have that one friend that just can’t handle a strong drink? Put them both together and you have one of my good friends! Her mom likes to buy things in bulk and one day we were hanging out and she handed me this fat bag of Thai tea…

And Then There were rum

-1.5oz Kanche Rum XO -1oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao -0.5oz Venus Gin #1 -1oz Pineapple Juice -0.5oz Lemon Juice -0.5oz Orgeat Syrup -1-2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters -Garnish: Lemon Peel Take a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Pour in rum, curaçao, gin, pineapple juice, lemon juice, orgeat syrup, and bitters. Shake vigorously for 10…

Blood in the Sands

-2oz Kaniche Rum XO -0.5oz Averno Amaro -0.5oz St. George Raspberry Liqueur -1oz Pineapple Juice -1oz Lemon juice -1 Egg White -Garnish: Ground Nutmeg and Luxardo Cherry In a cocktail shaker pour rum, amaro, raspberry liqueur, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and egg white. Dry shake vigorously for 10 seconds to froth up the egg white….

Death in Paradise

-2oz Plantation Pineapple Rum -1oz Pineapple Juice -1oz Lime Juice -0.5oz Simple Syrup -1 Egg White -Garnishes: Ground Nutmeg and Mint In a cocktail shaker pour rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and egg white. Dry shake vigorously for 10 seconds to froth up the egg white. Open cocktail shaker and add ice. Shake…