Celebrate the First Weekend of August with Tasty Cocktails from  Martha Stewart!
Aug01

Celebrate the First Weekend of August with Tasty Cocktails from Martha Stewart!

While Martha Stewart isn’t perhaps the first person you would think about for cocktails, she does have some great ones on her website. The great part is they are pretty much presented in video format so it’s easy to use mobile or tablet to learn how to mix up one of these interesting cocktails. All the recipes here come from Martha Stewart and/or her staff. A sour cherry mojito with VODKA. Now this sounds like it’s...

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Celebrate June 1 with the Perfect Weekend Cocktail: SW4 London Dry Gin Serves Up 2 Sips for Summer!
Jun01

Celebrate June 1 with the Perfect Weekend Cocktail: SW4 London Dry Gin Serves Up 2 Sips for Summer!

I know that Sundays are often hard days to face. End of the weekend, the start of a new workweek I have something for you that’s rather special– SW4 London Dry Gin! It’s not your typical gin and it’s loaded with botanicals and a proprietary recipe! SW4 London Dry Gin’s 12 botanicals are blended in a signature robust style, opening with strong Juniper aromas, subtle citrus, exotic spices, and delicate floral...

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Rev Your Weekend with Great Sips! Cocktails Recipes for Now And Later!
Mar15

Rev Your Weekend with Great Sips! Cocktails Recipes for Now And Later!

Love it when someone sends me some great recipes and includes images in the mix too. It definitely gets my attention to be able to pass this onto you! Sip of Spain – Licor 43 (SRP $21.99/750ml) is a Spanish liqueur displaying notes of vanilla and citrus, two flavors that allude to the 43 secret ingredients. Madrid 3/4 parts Licor 43 2-1/2 parts bourbon whisky (Try Jack Daniels Honey – or be adventurous and try an Irish...

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Day #9, 12 Drinks of Christmas! New Year  Eve Makes It Easy to Pour & Share:  Spirits + Alcohol-free Drinks!
Dec31

Day #9, 12 Drinks of Christmas! New Year Eve Makes It Easy to Pour & Share: Spirits + Alcohol-free Drinks!

Looking for really diverse cocktails for New Years Eve? Well I have some. I don’t usually dabble in Rye Whiskey (AKA Rye Bourbon) but I have 2 for that spirit, a great rum, a specialty spirit and some interesting add-ons! Rum Raisin Cocktail 1.75 oz Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum 1 Bar spoon Fig Preserves .5 oz Agave Nectar .5 oz Lemon Juice Fig Preserves ( I have no idea where to get this combo but I know you can get fig...

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Holiday Sips and Nibbles!!  Great Wines to Try and Snacks to Pair with Wines!
Nov28

Holiday Sips and Nibbles!! Great Wines to Try and Snacks to Pair with Wines!

YES!! It’s the big cooking day of the year and I am here to give you some great wine choices. Generally there should be a big liquor store near you that is open. If not, then hopefully you have a wine or too that will fit into this bill. Here in Southern California there is typically a market or two or a large convenience store with an array of wine, spirits and snacks that can do the duty. Given that I started stocking up about...

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Get  Into the Holiday Spirit! Cocktails  for the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday & More!
Nov22

Get Into the Holiday Spirit! Cocktails for the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday & More!

Whoever said it was too early to have a cocktail? Not Me- particularly when it’s so close to a slew of holidays and holiday events! Here’s a sweet array of great and diverse cocktails that are sure to give you something to sip at Thanksgiving, that weekend or post Cyber-Monday! Salted Karamel Martini 1 ¼ oz. Sobieski Karamel Vodka ¾ oz. coffee tequila 2 oz. half & half ½ oz. simple syrup 1 oz. caramel syrup (set aside...

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