Category: Cocktails

Blueberry-Basil Vodka Gimlet

Blueberry-Basil Vodka Gimlet

It remains unlear if a Gimlet was named after a British Admiral ship doctor named Sir Thomas Desmond Gimlette or for a tool called a “gimlet” that is used to tap barrels of alcohol aroard 19th-century British navel vessels.  What is widely known is that scurvy (caused by 

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

One of Europe’s earliest distilled beverages, the first record of Irish whiskey dates back to 1405, around 90 years before it was first recorded in Scotland. That little tidbit I find fascinating. After a brief period of decline during the 20th century, Irish whiskey is 

Blood Orange-Clementine Screwdriver

Blood Orange-Clementine Screwdriver

The beauty of the Screwdriver lies in its simplicity. With just two simple ingredients, this classic cocktail remains one of the most popular cocktails there are. This is my blood orange-clementine screwdriver and it’s a keeper. A modern twist on an old favorite and a 

Rosemary-Ginger Margarita

Rosemary-Ginger Margarita

Margaritas are what you pour for life’s happiest moments, as evidenced by 6.4 million #margarita tags on Instagram. A refreshing, crisp cocktail that brings a fun and festive tone to almost any occasion. Sound like something you need right now? In this crazy COVID world, 

Empress Gin Martini

Empress Gin Martini

In the 50s, a gin martini was what mom and dad sipped before dinner with the family, but not a lot has changed since then. Considered an iconic cocktail, a simple gin martini is actually one of the world’s most famous drinks. With it’s clean, bracing 

Stone Fruit Sangria

Stone Fruit Sangria

My husband says I’m wordy. And while I hate to admit it, he’s right. But in fairness to me, he’s an attorney, his life is all about words and being concise is critical to his success. I totally get that. For him, words are strategically