Originally known as the New Orleans Fizz, this gin cocktail was born in the Big Easy in the 1880s. The Ramos Gin Fizz is a tall, creamy, citrusy classic with sky-high foam. It’s made with gin, lemon, lime, cream, simple syrup, orange blossom water, egg …READ MORE
Blood oranges are one of the (few) things that make me excited for winter time. Their gorgeous color and sweet, almost raspberry-like flavor sets them apart from other citrus fruits and brightens up these dreary February days. I created this Blood Orange & Turmeric Collins …READ MORE
A Valentine’s Day twist on a classic gin cocktail The Floradora is a classic gin cocktail made with raspberry syrup, lime juice, and ginger ale. It’s fruity, refreshing, and a very pretty pink, too! I’m not sure why the Floradora isn’t a better known gin …READ MORE
It’s almost here – that special day devoted to all things love. A lot of people focus on having a Valentine to celebrate the day with, but no matter whether your status is single, “it’s complicated”, or old married couple, you deserve a cocktail! The …READ MORE
Summer time around here typically means one cocktail above all else – the beloved gin and tonic. But this year, my husband (finally) really fell in love with gin, and when he ran out (read: drank all) of my fancy tonic water while I was away visiting family, he tried substituting seltzer water instead. He didn’t know it then, but what he was drinking is also known as a Gin Rickey. This simple combination of gin, half a lime’s juice, and carbonated water is as easy-going and fresh as it gets. Pretty soon, my husband told me he actually enjoyed his gin more this way, and after a bit of coaxing, I’m finally swapping out my G&T for a Rickey now and then too!