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5 Easy (and Beautiful) Cocktail Garnishes

5 Easy (and Beautiful) Cocktail Garnishes

This photo garnish guide will take you through five simple but beautiful cocktail garnishes that you can easily make at home, no matter your skill level. We’ll cover how to create them, some pro tips for making them look perfect every time, as well as …READ MORE

Guide to Citrus Peel Cocktail Garnishes

Guide to Citrus Peel Cocktail Garnishes

This photo guide will teach you how to create some of the best known citrus peel garnishes, as well as offer some helpful tips for creating my signature carved citrus peels like the image above. Follow me on Instagram for more garnish inspiration!

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Three

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Three

Welcome to The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Three! In Part One, we covered the basics of simple syrups and storing them, in Part Two we started exploring flavored simple syrups made with fruits and herbs, like grenadine. Now we’re going to go even …READ MORE

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Two

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part Two

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

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part One

The Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups: Part One

Home-made, custom cocktail syrups are one of those special ingredients that can completely transform a drink. Whether it’s basic simple syrup, demerara syrup, a fun seasonal flavor combination syrup like lavender strawberry, or a classic like grenadine, you can easily make it and enjoy it …READ MORE

The Best Lemonade Recipe Ever. Seriously.

The Best Lemonade Recipe Ever. Seriously.

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!