Tag Archives: Cocktail

Flinstone Pushup Martini

There is a local gourmet pizzeria that is in downtown Cincinnati that Jim and I head to sometimes on Friday night.  It’s in an area of downtown that until recently you didn’t want to head to unless you were looking for trouble, but thankfully investors have started putting money into the area and a group […]

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Autumn Breeze Cocktail

It’s starting to feel like fall is coming.  The nights are cooler, football has started, the Halloween costumes are for sale at the stores.  I love the fall season!!  I love the beautiful colors of the trees, the beautiful sunny days with no humidity, pumpkins, apples and Halloween candy. Here is a cocktail to celebrate […]

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Coconut Margarita

Last weekend we went out with friends and we stopped at a local bar and my friend Nicole and I ordered a Coconut Margarita, made with Coconut Tequila.  I had no idea such a thing existed, but I quickly learned I am glad that it does!  This drink was as good as I remembered it […]

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Fruit Infused Vodka or Tequila

Don’t know what to do with that extra ripe fruit you have sitting around?  Throw it into a canning jar and cover it with vodka or tequila. Vodka is an obvious choice, but why not use white rum or tequila, brandy or grappa? Don’t go for the really cheap stuff, but don’t splurge either. A […]

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The Gold Rush

I just read a book where a bartender asked a girl if she liked girlie drinks or manly drinks.  I realized, I am a total girlie girl drinker.  He said girls that drink manly drinks have moxie.  I personally think I am a girl with a lot of moxie, so I needed a manly drink […]

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Peach Slush Martini

Here is a yummy and fun way to use up your peaches for a Saturday Night Cocktail!!   Thyme-Infused Brown Sugar Simple Syrup 1 cup packed brown sugar 4 small stems of thyme 1 cup water Peach Mix 3-4 medium peaches, peeled and pited 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups peach nectar 4-6 teaspoons simple […]

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French 75 Cocktail

I was first introduced to this delicious cocktail as I celebrated 2010 New Year in New York with my wonderful husband and our friends Janet and Joe.  We went to a restaurant called Abe & Arthurs for our New Years dinner and Janet and I ended 2009 off right drinking French 75’s.  I remember wishing […]

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Sparkling Orangeade Cocktail

I discovered Efferve european sparkling juice and have fallen in love.  It is made with fresh juice, simple syrup and carbonation.  The perfect cocktail mixer!  There are several different flavors, Orangeade, Lemonade, and their new Pomegranate-Blueberry!  YUM!  Which ever you choose, add fresh fruit to your drink to up the pretty factor. You will have […]

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