cocktails

How to Make a Classic Negroni

Negronis are a great at-home cocktail! They require just three ingredients, are easy to make and can be slowly sipped and enjoyed at your leisure. The first time I ordered a Negroni, it was at an Italian restaurant here in Austin with friends. (Shout out to Il Brutto!) We happened to be dining during Negroni week so we had many variations on the classic Negroni from which to choose. There was the white Negroni, the mezcal Negroni and so many more. By the end of the night, I was sold on this cocktail. Negronis are simple to make at home, but …

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Whiskey Sour Cocktail Recipe

There’s a common misconception that beautiful, delicious cocktails must be time consuming and take a seasoned bartender to procure. Not so! I love the Whiskey Sour because of it’s simplicity and also because of it’s balance. It’s not too sweet, tart or strong. It really is the perfect summertime cocktail recipe if you’re looking to try something new or just learning how to make your favorite cocktail at home for the first time.  Homemade Whiskey Sour Recipe A Whiskey Sour cocktail consists of citrus, sugar, …

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Sparkling Strawberry Tea Cocktail

This sparkling tea cocktail combines so many of my favorite flavors– black iced tea and sweet summer strawberries. Mixed with gin and topped with sparkling water, this drink is perfect for sipping on a warm day while catching up with friends.   With spring right around the corner, I’ve been dreaming of the fresh springtime produce that will soon abound! One of my favorite things to do with fresh fruits is to turn them into homemade simple syrups. They’re great to add to lemonade, sparkling water and, my personal …

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Classic Drinks: The Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

Sidecar Cocktail Recipe This sidecar cocktail recipe is a classic for a reason. The cognac cocktail is flavored with lemon and orange for a refreshing citrus drink. It’s easy to make and delicious to drink! Whenever we host at our place, I love to include a cocktail for the evening. Wine is great, but there is something about a craft cocktail that makes it feel like an extra special event. For Christmas Eve with my family, I love sugared cranberry margaritas and this blackberry thyme sparkler has been made for the last three New Year’s Eves in a row! For …

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