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After a hiatus, we’ve returned for the final Mixology Monday. It is with a touch of sadness and understanding that we send this booze blog tradition into the long dark night. After almost 11 years of loving stewardship from Paul … Continue reading
We just passed our 4th anniversary of writing this blog! As always, we’re going to whip up some yummy cocktails to celebrate and we’re also going to talk a bit about what we’ve learned over the years.
After a well deserved hiatus, Mixology Monday is back! This month’s theme comes from Adam of the Mr. Muddle blog. The theme this month is vinegar, which we’re very excited about. In Adam’s own words: For this month’s MxMo, let’s … Continue reading
Melon season has arrived. Usually when you think of melon in cocktails, you think of Midori. Which Christa doesn’t like, and Shaun is indifferent. Which is interesting since Shaun doesn’t like actual melon and Christa loves it. But who can say. Anyhow, seen … Continue reading
It’s getting on towards the winter holidays, so we decided to throw together a couple of seasonal cocktails, featuring flavors we associate with this time of year. We went green (evergreen, that is ;)) for one, and orange for the … Continue reading
Bitters. They’re an important cocktail ingredient, but sometimes they’re just glossed over in terms of what they bring to the cocktail, or everyone just defaults to Angostura. Which is understandable because Angostura bitters are delicious. However, there are now a lot … Continue reading
With the weather being unseasonably warm here in Seattle this year, we’ve been drinking more warm weather drinks – coolers, Collins, and sangrias – than usual for May. We especially love sangria for picnics or barbecues, but with such a … Continue reading
After a brief hiatus (we were both sick :-P), we’re back! Today is Shaun’s birthday, so in honor of that we thought we’d come up with an original cocktail in celebration. For major events we like to do such things. … Continue reading
A couple years ago we came across a recipe for aged eggnog from one of our local bars. You mix everything together – booze, eggs, dairy – and put it in the fridge for however long. We decided to try … Continue reading