A Gin Espresso Martini Recipe

A Gin Espresso Martini Recipe

This gin espresso martini combines gin, espresso, and coffee liqueur to give you a cocktail that’s also a pick-me-up. It’s my coffee counterpart to “The Lady Bridgerton” cocktail, which combines Empress 1908 gin and Earl Grey tea.

Peanut Butter Manhattan (A Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey Recipe)

Peanut Butter Manhattan (A Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey Recipe)

This peanut butter manhattan may not have been the first Skrewball peanut butter whiskey recipe I made. But it’s one I’ll be making again and again.

Jalapeño Raspberry Bramble

Jalapeño Raspberry Bramble

This jalapeño raspberry Bramble is a spicy twist on yet another classic gin cocktail. It’s made for sipping alongside your favorite Mexican meal or other spicy food. The original Bramble is a modern cocktail created by Dick Bradsell made with a dry gin, lemon juice, 

“The Lady Bridgerton” Empress Gin Cocktail

“The Lady Bridgerton” Empress Gin Cocktail

The Lady Bridgerton is an Empress gin cocktail designed, taking a liberty or two, to celebrate the success of the Bridgerton series. If you have been hiding under a rock for the last year, you might have missed the phenomenon that is Bridgerton, the Netflix 

How to Make a Cherry Bakewell Cocktail

How to Make a Cherry Bakewell Cocktail

This cherry bakewell cocktail is made in the spirit of a cherry bakewell tart. If you’re not a Great British Bake-Off fan or from that part of the world, you may not know that bakewell tarts are pastry topped with frangipane and then jam. This 

Elderflower Collins

Elderflower Collins

This elderflower Collins is an adaptation of a Tom Collins, which is a classic drink made with gin, lemon juice, sugar, and club soda over ice. It’s essentially an alcoholic lemonade, which would be perfect for those hot summer evenings.

How to make strawberry limeade or a strawberry gimlet

How to make strawberry limeade or a strawberry gimlet

There are times I want a classic gin martini at the end of the day. And then there are warm summer evenings that call for sweeter, more refreshing cocktails. These are the drinks my kiddo looks at and asks for one of her own. Luckily 

Lavender and blueberry gin and tonic

Lavender and blueberry gin and tonic

G+T’s scream “summer!” to me, and this lavender and blueberry gin and tonic yells it just a little bit louder. The next time you are looking for a cold, slightly sweet cocktail for a warm day, get out your muddler, because this is the drink 

The Lavender Gimlet

The Lavender Gimlet

This lavender gimlet is a variation on a classic cocktail. When it was created, the gimlet was a sweet drink made with equal amounts of gin and lime cordial. Over the years, cocktails have become less sweet as tastes have changed. And the gimlet is 

Planter’s punch: a celebration of Black History Month.

Planter’s punch: a celebration of Black History Month.

I realized the coincidence yesterday. I borrowed Toni Tipton-Martin’s Jubilee (Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking) from the library at the beginning of Black History Month. Now there are lots of ways that I strive to be an ally. But celebrating the accomplishments