Cocktails

Spicy & Boozy Hot Chocolate (V)

Spicy & Boozy Hot Chocolate (V)

Days are getting shorter and colder, so I thought we could all use something warm and delicious. Hot chocolate is pretty good on its own, but adding some Ancho chile liqueur for a hint of spice definitely took this boozy hot chocolate to a whole […]

Pickled Persimmon Martini

Pickled Persimmon Martini

This week, I bring you another delicious fall-themed cocktail: a pickled persimmon martini. This drink is crisp, a little bit savory, and perfect for all your fall celebrations (including Thanksgiving!). What are Persimmons? If you have never had a persimmon, you are in for a […]

Smoky Apple Margarita

Smoky Apple Margarita

Fall is here, peeps! That means falling leaves, carving pumpkins and, of course, cozy cocktails. It doesn’t get much cozier than this smoky apple margarita. The smokiness comes from a bit of mezcal, a Mexican spirit similar to tequila and the whole thing is finished […]

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 […]