this drink is...AMAZING. i mean...really good. i heard some people talking about 'hot apple pie cocktails' at work...and it sounded so good. i couldn't find any recipes online that i really liked. most included some type of sweetener or fruity liqueur...i just wasn't sure about that. after brainstorming with my mom for a while...and roaming the alcohol aisles...we came up with the absolute perfect holiday drink. i really can't explain how good this drink is. you're just going to have to make it and try it for yourself!
The inspiration for this shot recipe really just came from my looking at a really large box of kiwi's that I had bought just before New Year's. They just all looked so plump and tasty on their big Costco shelf, and so I thought I must take them home and eat them somehow. So, I thought I'd puree them all and add a little alcohol for a refreshingly delightful little shooter....more
There’s something about a night with only your girlfriends that is uniquely fun. A good girls night involves food, and for some of us, a drink of wine or two (J hehe). After a night with my girlfriends, I always feel refreshed, and re-energized, pumped up once again to take on the world! Something about the good talk, the bonding, and oh yes the eating and perhaps the drinking… ...more
I love a fancy cocktail. When I'm out at a restaurant, it is nice to find a menu with a selection of libations I do not normally enjoy at home. However, sometimes those complicated cocktails are difficult to recreate. Most of the time, I end up sticking to a glass of wine or a gin and tonic when I'm in the comfort of my own home...because I'm lazy....more
As we discovered this weekend in Austin, it’s perfectly acceptable to drink beer with ice in it, so long as you add hot sauce and call it a Michelada cocktail. In the steamy hill country heat, it’s hard to imagine a better solution to replenishing lost electrolytes. Beyond the speculated health benefits, this Mexican beer version of a Bloody Mary is possibly the perfect libation: spicy, salty and refreshing....more
This drink is very easy to make and the result is amazing. It can be served without gin if you just want a cooling drink or serve it with gin to turn it into an exciting summertime tea cocktail. Cold Peppermint tea with gin turns out to be very refreshing and is perfect for hot summer evenings. ...more
Bahama Mama5 shots out of 5I have had this cocktail on one of my boards on Pinterest for a while now. All I was missing was my Captain Morgans Spiced Rum. Made a grocery shopping run today and picked it up so that I could make a Bahama Mama, and boy am I glad I did!!...more
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