Category Archives: Beverages

Drinks

Key Lime Margarita Mimosas

One of our fave places in the city is Frontera Grill, one of Rick Bayless’ always booked, always tasty Mexican restaurants. And my fave drink at Frontera is thier Margarita Mimosa, which goes as well with dinner as it does … Continue reading

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Strawberry Basil Spritzer – with Gin

Whenever our Book Club gathers, we make certain to include some sort of lovely fruit to enjoy as a part of the get together. Normally, that would be our favorite Fruit Salad, freshly decanted from whichever bottle(s) have caught our … Continue reading

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Cherry Mimosas

We were planning only our second Book Club get together in well over a year, and I was thinking about a beverage. “Wait! What about the book?” Oh, sweetie, we are most certainly not that kind of book club. So… … Continue reading

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Cherry Margaritas

Most everyone has had some assorted version or other of margaritas; frozen, champagne, etc., but, as I am wicked fond of most anything cherry, this recipe from some nice folk at “liquid town?” really piqued my interest, and so, on … Continue reading

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Kalimotxo

Summer weather is here, and with it, my thoughts turn to sangria. And… I have a fair number of sangria recipes, but this one – pronounced “caliMOcho” – is mebbe the winner, if for no other reason that it is … Continue reading

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Cherry Pop Cocktail

Cheers to this refreshing, spring-y cocktail! And…shhhh – don’t tell, but it is made with Gin! See, the thing is, even folk who don’t care for gin will more than likely totally enjoy this – my friends certainly did. I … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Liquor

It’s Monday. It’s December. Let’s make some hooch. A friend gave us a bottle of this, made by a friend of hers, and, I have to say, it took me a while to get around to really using it. But, … Continue reading

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Apple of My Rye – A Fall Cocktail

We were having a small gathering to celebrate October birthdays, and I had come across an interesting looking apple cider and bourbon cocktail recipe. Except… I was nearly out of bourbon, totally out of apple cider, but, wait… I did … Continue reading

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Cherry Lemonade (with Rum!)

It was a hot and steamy August night and we had a few friends over for dinner. And drinks. Mostly, when we gather, we stick to wine, on this night a couple of lovely rosés from one of our fave … Continue reading

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Holidaze Bonus! Blushing Mimosas

If there is one thing holidaze gatherings call for, it is cocktails! One very nice thing about this particular cocktail, however, is that we discovered, quite by accident, as it happened, that it is pretty much as nice without the … Continue reading

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