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    How to Throw A Beach Picnic & Rosé Peach Cocktail

    Rosé has gone beyond just being a drink, rosé has become a lifestyle. Leisurely sunny days, pretty picnics, patios, long shadows, sunset views, pink hues, and living your best life. Bay Area local distillery…

    April 10, 2018
  • Gift Guide Cocktail Books

    When looking to give the perfect present, the gift of knowledge is a good bet. As interest in making cocktails have grown in the past few years, so too have books on the boozy…

    December 4, 2017
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    Chinese Five Spice Rum Glaze

    A delicious, spiced rum glaze turns a humble turkey into a show stopper. Chinese Five Spice is a common ingredient in Asian cooking that I wish was embraced more. I love it! The spice…

    November 21, 2017
  • What do you want to see on Craft & Cocktails?

    It’s been a long time coming, but Craft & Cocktails is getting a bit of a makeover! Nothing drastic, just a move toward making C & C more polished and intuitive for you. I…

    October 4, 2017
  • The Art of The Bar Cart / I wrote a book!

    I am so eager to finally share with you the book I worked on last year! I have been talking about for awhile now, about a year in fact, but finally have more details:…

    September 12, 2017
  • Rooftop Happy Hour & San Francisco Cable Car Cocktail

    Summer is my favorite time of year for entertaining family and friends. Opportunities for al fresco dinners and get-togethers are abundant. It’s perfect for serving refreshing cocktails and simple, delicious dishes. The ripe, bright…

    August 4, 2017
  • Easter Brunch Tips + Carrot Ginger Mimosa Cocktail

    This weekend is Easter which means brunch! I posted this brunch and Carrot Ginger Mimosa last year on Rue Magazine, but realized I never posted on here about this bright Spring soiree so I needed…

    April 15, 2017
  • Wine Country Gems: Turnbull Winery

    Now that the weather is warming up, my mind keeps wandering to wine country (and currently is as I write this!) One of my New Years resolutions was to learn more about wine and…

    March 6, 2017
  • Cards & Cocktails

    I love the holidays! There is party or festivity on what seems like everyday which means there is lots of merry + joy to be found. With all of the celebrations, invitations are key this…

    December 27, 2016