Category Archives: Beverages

Peppadew Margarita. Hot New Music From Le Thug.

Spicy-sweet peppadew peppers get to shine in this top-shelf margarita. The brine lends subtle heat while the pepper garnish adds an appealing pop of color. Peppadew Margarita Ingredients: Lime wedge Flaky sea salt Ice 2 ounces silver tequila 1 ounce … Continue reading

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Bombay Sapphire East Lemongrass Collins

Happy Christmas to all who celebrate. Seems like it has become a tradition around here to post a cocktail on this day, so why stop the fun? (Be sure to check out past ISITK Christmas day posts for more cocktail … Continue reading

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Coconut Tequila Cocktail. Painting The Musical Town With THEESatisfaction.

We got our first real hit of snow this week. These Coconut Tequila Cocktails remind me of the beautiful drifts of soft white covering the landscape. One major difference. There’s no tequila in the snow. But there is tequila in … Continue reading

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Orange-Scented Dark Rum And Dubonnet Aperitif. New Music From Chad Hollister.

Rumor has it that Paul Child, of the Julia household, served Orange-Scented Dark Rum And Dubonnet Aperitifs as his signature holiday cocktail. There is something so alluring about an “Aperitif”…the word, the liquid, the anticipation of the meal to follow. … Continue reading

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Champagne Lillet Cocktail. Listening To Levee Drivers.

My daughter got her driver’s license this morning! Woo Hoo! Time to celebrate this huge milestone. An elegant cocktail of Champagne mixed with the crisp and slightly fruity Lillet Blanc sounds perfect for a toast. Let the worrying begin. Champagne … Continue reading

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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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