Outdoor Fall Party & Harvest Honey Moon Cocktail

    November 18, 2019

    Labor Day may mark the official end of BBQ season, but don’t let it deter you from keeping the party going outside! Fall is arguably the best time to host an al fresco fête. Crisp, cool air and amber, rust, and chartreuse leaves dancing through the air set the stage for the perfect party. These leaves also served as the chic palette that inspired an outdoor fall party I recently threw in my backyard! Rather than set a theme, I…

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  • Roast Chicken and Vegetable Grazing Board

    I  hosted an al fresco outdoor fall party with some of my closest friends and wanted a special meal that wowed, but wasn’t too complicated. I am known to serve up a fancy cheese…

    November 17, 2019
  • Empress Elderflower Spanish Gin & Tonic

    Spanish Gin & Tonics I have always had a deep love for Spanish Gin & Tonics. Who can resist a big frosty glasses full of crisp gin and bitter-sweet tonic topped with botanicals and…

    October 11, 2019
  • Vineyard Crush Cocktail

    It’s harvest season! Plump grapes are being turned from ruby red juice into liquid gold: wine! And in some cases, that juice is produced into silky brandy. This cocktail features fresh grapes muddled along…

    October 8, 2019
  • Caramelized Banana Coconut Bamboo Cocktail

    BAMBOO COCKTAIL Hidden for decades in the pages of turn of the century cocktail books, the Bamboo cocktail lay forgotten like so many quintessential drinks of it’s day. Lacking a heartier spirit, the split-base…

    September 13, 2019
  • Lemongrass Piña Colada with Kikori Whiskey

    To make this whiskey lemongrass Piña Colada, I used Kikori whiskey. This is not your typical Japanese whiskey! Made from rice and aged in 3 types of barrels, it’s perfect for mixing into cocktails…

    August 22, 2019
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    Tiki Oasis 2019

    Walking down a bustling street with car horns blaring, sun glaring, and people brushing past, you stop to open an unmarked door and are instantly thrust into another world. Jungle bird calls and Exotica…

    August 5, 2019
  • Rosé Breakfast Bramble

    This week is rosé cocktail week! To celebrate the launch of my new book Celebrate Rosé, I had Drinkstagramers and cocktail mavens whip up their favorite cocktails using rosé. Some had never used rosé…

    July 7, 2019
  • Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni

    Negroni Week is upon us! Are you ready?? Kicking it off with a new Negroni variation: Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni! Strawberries go so well in a Negroni. The botanical gin, bitter citrus Campari, and…

    June 24, 2019