D&C Pina Colada

D&C Pina Colada

One of the funny things about taking a break from blogging is how hard it is to get back into the swing of things. It's not that there hasn't been any blogging going on - and there has still been plenty of drinking, recipe-development and photography - but just that…
Jul Tidings

Jul Tidings

Cranberries almost always have a spot on the table during the holidays, but we just might like lingonberries even more. Sweet-tart lingonberries are similar to cranberries in flavor, but with a bit of a floral, raspberry note to them. Lingonberries are often featured in Swedish (and other Scandanavian) holiday meals,…
Zombie Santa

Zombie Santa

As long as we're not planning on driving anywhere for a while, we can't resist a good Zombie. It's a fun drink to play around with because it has so many components. It also lets you play around with some fun cocktail names for each variation. This Zombie Santa is…
Tai One On

Tai One On

A simple daiquiri is a great base for playing with new rums and new sweeteners. It's such a straightforward drink that a single change can have a big impact and it's fun (and delicious) to see the difference one substitution makes. You can always use a more complicated cocktail -…
Army Navy Grog

Army Navy Grog

The Army Navy is a classic gin cocktail made with lemon, orgeat and angostura bitters. We had a good one a few weeks back at the Normandie Club in Koreatown a few weeks back, but as orgeat becomes more popular even at non-tiki bars, you'll start to see this drink pop…