In Part One of the Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups, we went over the basics of simple syrup, including how to make demerara and honey syrups, and how to best store cocktail syrups. Now we’ll cover flavored cocktail syrups, including the classic cocktail staple, grenadine. …READ MORE
What is a Cobbler? Cobblers are a very early style of cocktail that are said to have originated in the US. The classic Cobbler was a mix of sherry, a small amount of sweetener, and crushed ice topped with seasonal fruit. Interestingly, it’s the Sherry …READ MORE
This pineapple and chamomile lemonade is my current go-to non-alcoholic drink, and it’s a real crowd-pleaser no matter the age range or the season! The combination of pineapple, chamomile, lemon, and honey is sweet, sour, tropical, and pleasantly floral. There’s something about the mildly floral, …READ MORE
I’m a gin lover, and what gin lover doesn’t love a Basil Gin Smash? It’s all the things that a great sour-style gin cocktail is made of: junipery gin, crisp citrus, and garden-fresh herbs. If you enjoy a Basil Gin Smash, but aren’t currently imbibing, …READ MORE
If you’re a fan of smoky spirits like mezcal, here’s a mocktail for you! Palomas are one of my very favorite cocktails to enjoy year round, and since being pregnant, I’ve been looking for ways to mimic the flavor of that classic agave and grapefruit …READ MORE
The end of October signals the beginning of the busiest time of the year! From Halloween through New Year’s, there’s one occasion after another to eat, drink, and be merry. As they say, it’s the “most wonderful time of the year”, but it can also be pretty stressful and exhausting. Sometimes at the end of the day, I just want to curl up with a warm, cozy, alcohol-free nightcap. I want something calming and soothing to help lull me to sleep, and for me that’s moon milk!