Carving Pumpkins with a Tiki Twist

Carving Pumpkins with a Tiki Twist

Carving pumpkins is one of the great joys of the Halloween season. It's a chance to get your hands dirty and create some art - which is something that a lot of us don't do the rest of the year. This year, we're going a little bit tiki with our…
Vampire’s Kiss

Vampire’s Kiss

A few weeks ago, in the leadup to Halloween, we picked up a pack of amazing looking spiderweb drink umbrellas that were made by Wilton. They were just begging to be used to garnish a tiki Halloween drink of some kind. The problem with the umbrellas is that we wanted…
Autumn Daiquiri

Autumn Daiquiri

Most people don't really think of daiquiris as being a fall cocktail, so it was a bit surprising to see a drink called the Autumn Daiquiri on the pages of Death & Co., as we flipped through the newest addition to our cocktail book collection. The drink doesn't use an specifically…
Tiki Tasting: Drillaud Blue Curacao

Tiki Tasting: Drillaud Blue Curacao

We recently had a friend tell us that s/he (we don't want to name names!) hated Blue Hawaiians. Now, that may not be your favorite tropical drink, but surely it is not hate-able - even if it is blue. The problem in this case was that the only Blue Hawaiians…
Candy Corn Swizzle

Candy Corn Swizzle

Over at Baking Bites, I made a Candy Corn Simple Syrup out of real candy corn. Candy corn may be corn kernel-shaped, but they are made almost entirely of sugar and can easily be liquefied into a form that is more interesting than the candies are by themselves. Candy corn…
Grass Skirt Daiquiri

Grass Skirt Daiquiri

A few weeks ago, we shared a tutorial on how to make a grass skirt tiki garnish. These are one of Nicole's favorite garnishes to make because they are so cute, but they do take a little bit of extra time to prepare when you compare the process to simply…
Roy’s Island Mai Tai

Roy’s Island Mai Tai

Roy's restaurants serve up delicious Hawaiian fusion cuisine and a variety of cocktails to pair with the food. Roy's Island Mai Tai is one of the restaurant's signature drinks and, as far as we're concerned, it is absolutely delicious. It's a tropical drink with plenty of pineapple that is probably what…