Clockwork Sour

Aperitifs are liqueurs drank before a meal to stimulate ones appetite. Don’t you just love the way Europeans think? There are so many ways to introduce pleasure in to ones life even as small as a drink to help increase the pleasure of a meal. Probably one of the most popular aperitifs is the Italian…

Christmas in Paradise

Today is Day 12 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! Yes it’s the last day! I realize now I didn’t do a single peppermint flavored drink, one of Christmas’s stereotypical flavors, but I’ll be very honest its really hard for me to make a peppermint drink because I absolutely despise that flavor. It just makes…

Mrs. Clause

It’s Day 11 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! This drink is for my fancy ladies out there! My cousin, one of the fanciest ladies I know, loves lemon drops! This drink is for her because currently she is pregnant and can’t drink! Obviously I had to be evil and spruce up her favorite cocktail…

Frosty’s Skinny Cranberry Paloma

Does anyone else sometimes feel like they might bust a seam in their pants during the holidays? I definitely know I do! Sometimes you want comfort, but without the feeling of being weighted down. Day 10 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails gives you a lighter drink for the holidays with the Frosty’s Kind Cranberry…

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…

Yule log Flip

Happy Sunday! I chose to be a day late on Day 8 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails so that I could enjoy my younger cousin marry the love of his life. I wont go in to details about the ceremony, except the seeing my cousin trying to hold back tears of pure happiness as…

North Pole G&T

Thank god its Friday and it’s also Day 7 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! I want to be able to write something cute or cheeky, but I am TIRED! This is the busiest time of year in the wine and spirits industry and all I want to do is crawl in to bed. I…

Christmas Cranberry Smash

Day 6 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! What kind of shopper is everyone? Personally, after working at the mall for 2 years when I was younger, I like to get shopping out of the way as soon as possible! Nothing kills the holidays for you like working at the mall and hearing Mariah Carey’s…

Noisette

Welcome to Day 5 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! If I haven’t said it before I am a bit of a Francophile! I dreamed of going to Paris my whole life and when I finally went I was blown away! I loved waking up every morning and walking about 10 feet from my AirBNB…

Christmas Martini

Day 4 of 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails! Right now I have apples falling out the wazoo from the tree in my back yard. It’s a Black Arkansa Apple which doesn’t ripen till late fall early winter. They make amazing apple pie, but right now with trying to maintain social distance that isn’t practical because…