Category Archives: Beverages

The Dubonnet Cocktail. Kicking Back To New Music From Rich Aucoin.

I am currently on holiday in Nova Scotia. What a beautiful place filled with some of the friendliest people on the planet. My only complaint…the lack of knowledge (in the places I have stayed) of how to make a martini. … Continue reading

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James Bond Martini

I came across this recipe for a “James Bond Martini” in The New York Times Country Weekend Cookbook. What caught my interest was the equal parts gin and vodka and the addition of Lillet Blanc, one of my favorite summer … Continue reading

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Maple Old Fashioned Cocktail. Cheers To The Awesome King Post Kitsch.

Being a Vermonter, I am totally into maple syrup. A lot of my friends make their own, which is such an incredible feat. 40 gallons of sap yields 1 gallon of maple syrup. It is a labor of love, but … Continue reading

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Coconut, Rum And Lime Daiquiris. Cool New Music From Volcanoes.

Transport yourself right to a tropical paradise with these refreshing daiquiris. Easy to make and very easy to tip back. Coconut, Rum And Lime Daiquiris Ingredients: 1 cup (250ml) coconut cream 1/4 cup (60ml)coconut liqueur 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice … Continue reading

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Napoleon Champagne Cocktail

The last day of school. You know what that means? Cocktail time is more welcome than ever! While it is summer and the “living is easy”, it also means 4 kids to keep occupied all day. Therefore, a fun drink … Continue reading

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Brandy Crusta Cocktail. Catchy New Music From Monogem.

The Brandy Crusta cocktail, with its characteristic long lemon peel garnish and crusted sugar rim (the “crusta”), was invented around 1850 in New Orleans. It’s a refreshing, citrus laced drink with a kick. Sort of like a brandy margarita. Brandy … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Cocktail. Here’s To Don Draper.

Tonight is the midseason finale of the final season of Mad Men. So, if you are as huge a fan as I am, this is a night to look forward to. To celebrate, what could be more appropriate than Don … Continue reading

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