The Spiked Banana

The Spiked Banana

I was perusing my liquor cabinet in search of inspiration the other day.  I felt like I had been concocting too many similar-tasting cocktails and I wanted to mix things … Continue Reading →


The Classic Rum Runner

Classic Rum Runner

Last week I promised you another colorful cocktail to brighten up the January landscape.  I believe I mentioned that the drink would be so red it would make fire trucks … Continue Reading →


Citrus Cranberry Fizz

Citrus Cranberry Fizz

The 2016 Thanksgiving Day feast is in the books, but that doesn’t mean we’re done overindulging. There are lots of leftovers in the fridge and (perhaps) a few bottles of … Continue Reading →


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Cranberry Peach Blossom

It’s time to go back to basics, folks.  I have had a helluva week at my regular job and I’m too tired and uninspired to come up with a cocktail … Continue Reading →


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Homemade Potions

Yes, the title of this post was created to grab your Halloween-obsessed attention.  I’m not creating any magic potions this month, unless you consider homemade sweet and sour mix and … Continue Reading →


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Raspberry Limoncello Sparkler

One of the nice things about writing a blog, particularly a blog about drinking, is that your friends are often inclined to not only give you suggestions about drink recipes, … Continue Reading →


Strawberry Daquari

Strawberry Collins

Anyone with a working knowledge of the differences between men and women knows that when it comes to alcoholic beverages, there can be quite a gender gap.  Women fancy a … Continue Reading →


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Raspberry Rum Limeade

Usually when one goes on vacation, especially when she visits old friends with whom there is a history of knocking back a cocktail or two during said visit, the creation … Continue Reading →


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Five Summer Cocktails with Only Three Ingredients

Ahhh, summertime…. the word alone conjures up images of lazy afternoons at the beach or lounging in your porch swing with a trashy novel.  But many of us, myself included, … Continue Reading →


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Orange Crush

We had a yard sale last weekend.  We called it a yard sale even though it was in our barn.  It’s pretty risky to hold a yard sale in May … Continue Reading →