Lavender Julep

It’s a rare day that I post a recipe the same day that I made something but I’m sitting here drinking this lavender julep and I just had to share the recipe with you ASAP. I’m a bourbon girl, what can I say? There’s little I love more than a frosty julep glass and a…

Soley Coco Slick

When my friend Ashley asked me if I could create a recipe for Soley, I had never heard of the stuff before but man am I addicted now! It’s basically alcoholic juiced fruit that’s freaking delicious on its own or mixed as a cocktail. It’s distilled from sugar cane, kept in the fridge, and is…

Blackberry Smash

Want a refreshing summer cocktail? Muddle some juicy summer blackberries with maple syrup, garden mint, and mix with bourbon for a delicious and easy treat. Blackberry Smash 3.5 oz bourbon .75 oz maple syrup 8 blackberries 5 mint leaves Ice Muddle blackberries with maple syrup and mint. Pour bourbon over mixture and give it a…

Luke Skywalker’s Green Milk

“In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi I was raised on Star Wars. My mom is the biggest Star Wars fan. She saw Episode IV in theaters on opening night and was that person who went into the office on Monday insisting that everyone go see it. I don’t even remember…

The Smolder

A sexy cocktail inspired by the one and only Flynn Rider Don’t you love a cocktail that doesn’t involve dirtying any dishes except the pitcher you store it in? This is literally four ingredients stirred together with a garnish. That’s it! This recipe’s proportions make it really easy to scale up and down. You could make a whole…

Royal Champagne

A lemon champagne cocktail with liquid gold *Sponsored by Barnabas Blattgold* A bit of a twist on a French 75 (one of my favorite cocktails!), this festive drink has actual gold flakes in the drink. How? Barnabas Blattgold Edible Gold Flakes for Drinks! (Available on Amazon.) Simple funnel champagne into the bottle of gold leaf,…

How to Safely Use Dry Ice in Drinks

Dry ice without a doubt causes the coolest cocktails. At negative 109 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s extreme cold temperatures can make it dangerous if you don’t know how to handle it. I was always terrified of using dry ice but I did a ton of research before my Haunted Mansion-themed Halloween party and now can confidently…

Cherr-ity Bourbon Punch

A delicious cherry orange bourbon punch Looking for a punch you can serve again and again? This punch is a crowd pleaser! I made this for happy hour at my parents’ lake house with my girlfriends and everyone loved it. This is super simple to make. No tricks here: just pour everything in a large pitcher or…

Pirate Eggnog

Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for The Rose Table It’s beginning to look like a Captain Morgan Christmas! If you want a superior spiked eggnog recipe, shake Captain Morgan 1671 with your favorite eggnog and a pinch of cinnamon. My brother and I, we’re Captain Morgan people. We love Captain Morgan so much…

The Fairest Cocktail of Them All

A Snow White cocktail that’s perfect for the holiday season! I have a confession. My regular readers now how much I adore wine and bourbon but if I really want to treat myself, I shake up a dessert cocktail. It’s my favorite! It’s kind of like a milkshake without all of the extra calories. I…

Strawberry Margaritas

I’m going to level with you here: this is the first time I’ve used my margaritas glasses for margaritas. I most often use them for fruit and yogurt at brunch. I’m just not a margarita person in general. I’d way rather have rum than tequila but I was determined to serve a delicious tequila cocktail…

Mai Tai

When I think Hawaiian cocktails, I think mai tai. The problem is, the classic mai tai is not what most people associate with a mai tai. The original is two ounces rum, one ounce lime juice, one half ounce orange syrup, one half ounce orange liqueur, and a mint sprig but when I think mai…