Like me, you’d probably love to just sit down and rest after hosting a lavish Thanksgiving dinner for all your family and friends. Alas, the festive season is just getting started. Now it’s time to prep for all the remaining holiday celebrations, and the best thing to do while prepping is have a cocktail.
Thanksgiving is tomorrow, meaning it’s finally time to celebrate with some fun, festive cocktails. What I really love about Thanksgiving is that on this occasion, you’re allowed to celebrate all day long. And this year, I’m looking forward to lounging around with snacks and comforting drinks while other people do the cooking. To fulfill my […]
November is here and that means it’s time to start drinking warming cocktails. While there are a host of warm cocktails to choose from, one of my absolute favorites is the traditional hot toddy. Not only does it help to soothe your cold, it’s also absolutely delicious. The traditional hot toddy recipe is simply a mix […]
When was the last time you thought about ordering or making a classic Screwdriver? I know it’s been a while since I’ve had one myself. But in planning for Thanksgiving, I’ve been recalling cocktail recipes that can be executed by even the most inexperienced mixologist. Screwdrivers are the definition of easy: Just mix orange juice and vodka, […]
In the fall, the fruit that’s most seasonal essentially switches from berries to citrus fruits. What’s great about citrus drinks is that they offer a summery accent to any cocktail, even in the cooler months. Today I am sharing a grapefruit-based drink that’s made with bourbon and a float of bitters. The bourbon adds a spicy […]
Halloween is tomorrow, and that means it’s time to start thinking about a fun cocktail to celebrate the night. And with the holiday falling on a weekend this year, we can all expect the celebrations to get a little more boozy than usual. Looking for a drink with a lovely orange color, this year I’ve […]
Halloween is on the horizon and that means it’s time to think about treating yourself to something sweet. As an added bonus, the holiday is on a Saturday night this year, which means more time for treats and great Halloween parties.
Have you ever had one of those weeks that’s a complete disaster, when even getting to the store isn’t an option? Earlier this week I found myself in that situation; I needed a happy hour cocktail for my book club, and I had no idea what to bring. I looked in my refrigerator and it was bare, […]
The Moscow Mule, invented in 1941 in New York City, has made a popular comeback in the last couple of years. Here in Seattle, I often see patrons walking around bars with copper cups of the drink, which is how it’s traditionally served. Today I am sharing a riff on the classic cocktail that’s normally comprised of […]