summer drink

Old Cuban

Old Cuban Cocktail

If you’ve never had one, Old Cuban is a cocktail similar to a mojito or French 75, but better. The Old Cuban is a cocktail created by Mixologist Audrey Saunders at the Pegu Club in New York City. Typically made with a dark rum instead of a white rum (as used in a classic mojito), an […]

raspberry vodka lemonade

Raspberry Vodka Lemonade Cooler

I love Fridays in the summer, and I also love cocktails. To me, nothing says summer like lemonade. Sweet deliciousness. Raspberries are also a sign of warm weather and are glorious right now. In celebration of the carefree summer months I love, I developed this fun raspberry vodka lemonade cooler with fresh summer berries. Sweet, yet […]

pineapple mint martini

Pineapple Mint Martini

A pineapple mint martini is a twist on a classic and is worth a try if you love gin and are looking for a light refreshing, slightly tropical cocktail.  H.L. Mencken, an American journalist, satirist, and cultural critic once called a martini “the only American invention as perfect as a sonnet.”  E.B. White, an American […]

Moscow mule

Moscow Mule

The Moscow Mule has been around for a long time, since 1941 to be exact, but has become increasingly trendy in recent years.  A relatively simple drink made with vodka, spicy ginger beer, and lime juice, it is garnished with a slice of lime and typically is served in a squat copper mug.  To be […]

blood orange margarita

Blood Orange Margarita

This is a twist on a traditional margarita and it is delicious!  The simultaneously sweet and tart freshly squeezed blood orange juice helps intensify the flavor of the fresh lime juice and eliminates the need for added sugar.  You can increase or decrease the amount of blood orange juice in this recipe to adapt it […]

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