The Mint Julep is a classic bourbon cocktail that was invented in the American south sometime in the 1700s. Early Mint Juleps were prescribed as medicine for stomach ailments, no doubt due to the dose of refreshing, stomach-settling mint. However, I don’t know how helpful …READ MORE
The Daiquiri is a classic cocktail combining white rum, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup. This simple trio of ingredients creates one of the most delicious classic drinks, and it’s also easy enough for anyone to make and enjoy at home! You may also like …READ MORE
You can’t go wrong with quality white rum, fresh muddled strawberries, and lime juice. Add some vanilla syrup, and you have one romantic daiquiri for Valentine’s Day! The daiquiri is a brilliant classic cocktail originating in Cuba and named for the town it was invented …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
It’s September in New England. The evenings are getting cooler, I’m finding myself drinking more hot coffee than iced, and cozy after-dinner cocktails are on my mind. As summer winds down and the first signs of autumn begin to emerge, it marks the beginning of the whirlwind that is the holiday season. And as much as I love the last few months of the year, it can be a particularly stressful time. When I need a little boost to help manage those daily stresses, it’s time for drinks with adaptogens!
If there’s one drink that’s the embodiment of summertime in America, it’s good ol’ fashioned, homemade lemonade! The simple, timeless combination of lemons, sugar, and water creates the most refreshing beverage during these dog days of summer. Pretty much every recipe out there will tell you to juice some lemons, add sugar and water, stir well – and voila! Good stuff. The really smart recipes will instruct you to make a quick simple syrup first, which is a big improvement. But I have an upgrade that will make for the best damn lemonade you’ve ever tasted – and you still only need those three ingredients: lemons, sugar, and water!