This martini has a little bit of everything awesome, from the sweet tang of cider to a little flavor kick from homemade bacon-infused vodka.
Oops, I drank a shrub (and it was good). Then I put vodka in it (and it was better).
In drink terms, a shrub is a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, spices, sugar and vinegar for interesting flavor combinations. The result is a sweet, acidic mixer that can be used in a variety of mixed drinks (or on its own!).
Hot… Buttered (?) Rum
I mean, I guess why not put butter in a beverage? Butter makes everything better.
Channeling my inner Dude with a Salted Caramel White Russian
The White Russian is heavy in texture but doesn't take itself seriously (think The Dude, right?) and we need some of that around here.
A lemon champagne sparklie to kick 2020 out the door
It's kind of an extra-fun French 75, if you will. A nice dry Prosecco paired with a little pop of sweet citrus and some edible sparkles from Signature Drink Lab means you have this cool sparkly beverage... in other words, NEW YEARS EVE in a glass
Choose your own adventure for a holiday hot chocolate (and bonus sugarfree whipped cream)
Not sure about you, but I was getting a little sick of hearing about hot chocolatey things, candy canes, holiday Starbucks this/that, etc. and then doing the math in my head for what sort of roller coaster insulin torture I'd have to endure to participate. At the end of the day, IMO, NOT WORTH IT. … Continue reading Choose your own adventure for a holiday hot chocolate (and bonus sugarfree whipped cream)
The salted caramel espresso martini is the best of every world
Like an evening espresso, but spiked? This martini is just the right amount of sweet, with a smooth foam on top to mimic the crema of hot espresso. Be careful, these will go down fast.
The good ole vodka cranberry, with a festive twist
It's kind of a known that decorating your tree/pulling out the menorah/ preparing to celebrate your chosen holiday requires a festive beverage. So, here's a comforting twist on the traditional vodka cranberry.
Cider, but better make it a mimosa
When you wake up Thanksgiving morning and you're feeling kinda sleepy and like you'd rather start your day off right than out there pounding pavement with those crazy 5K people... might I suggest instead starting your day snuggling up on your couch with an Apple Cider Mimosa?
Celebrating National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) with some blue beverages
I went to town on the blue beverages this month. NDAM is an important month for us diabetics; it's an opportunity to raise awareness about the disease, engage folks in taking action in one way or another, and celebrating our successes, however small.