Cocktails

How to Make an Old Fashioned Cocktail (And a Delicious Plum Variation)

How to Make an Old Fashioned Cocktail (And a Delicious Plum Variation)

The Old Fashioned cocktail is one of the easiest classic cocktails you can make. In this post, I give you some tips and tricks for mastering this cocktail and also share one of my favorite variations: a plum Old Fashioned! What is an Old Fashioned? […]

Peach Martinez Cocktail

Peach Martinez Cocktail

I can’t tell you how excited I am for fall. I love the colorful leaves, crisp, sunny days, and all the wonderful seasonal produce and drinks. Summer is not quite over yet, though, so l wanted to make a cocktail that would encapsulate the best […]

Sotol Martini

Sotol Martini

Martinis are classic drinks for a good reason: they are crisp, refreshing, and easy to make. This sotol martini is all of that and more. It packs a punch while also cooling you down, which makes it the perfect drink to go from summer to […]

Mezcal Orgeat Cocktail

Mezcal Orgeat Cocktail

Hi, friends! It’s cocktail time! This week I bring you this easy and delicious mezcal orgeat cocktail. It’s rich, smoky, and a tiny bit nutty. Also, it only take takes 5 min and a handful of ingredients to make, which means that it’s perfect for […]

Aperol Gin and Tonic

Aperol Gin and Tonic

Winter is back with a vengeance in WA, and all I can think about are pretty pink things. Like flowers. Or macarons. Or this Aperol gin and tonic. It gets its lovely pink hue from a little bit of Aperol, an Italian liqueur. Like all […]

10 Fun Fall Cocktails

10 Fun Fall Cocktails

It’s time for another recipe round up! This time around, I decided to focus on finding some of the best fall cocktails out there. These 10 cocktails are fun, inventive, and perfect for any fall celebration. They are also made with seasonal ingredients like apple […]

Cinnamon Basil Japanese Cocktail

Cinnamon Basil Japanese Cocktail

It’s Monday; I just started a new job (yay!), and I’m tired. Don’t get me wrong. I’m actually very excited about this job, and I already love my new students, but getting used to working full-time after you haven’t done so in a while is […]

Smoked Rosemary Gin & Tonic

Smoked Rosemary Gin & Tonic

It’s been a weird summer in Eastern WA. It didn’t really get warm until late June, then it got too warm, and now everything around us seems to be on fire. As a result, I haven’t really gotten to spend that much time outside or […]

Tomatillo and Hatch Chile “Bloody Mary”

Tomatillo and Hatch Chile “Bloody Mary”

This week, I want to talk a little bit about the perks of cooking and making cocktails with seasonal ingredients. The first thing I should clarify is something that should be obvious: what’s in season for me might not necessarily be in season for you. […]

Cherry Aperol Spritz

Cherry Aperol Spritz

It’s time for a spritz! I couldn’t let the summer end without making one of my favorite cocktails, so here you have it: a cherry Aperol spritz. This cocktail is great for a summer barbecue or to enjoy before having a no-fuss dinner in the […]