The winner of Teen Drama Dropout‘s 2nd matchup: Glee vs. Freaks and Geeks was decided this week, so naturally that means it’s time for more themed cocktails. Last week, I went classy with both The Roswell and The One Tree Hill. Sure, I could have gone with Everclear and Mountain Dew and gotten that same alien-slime green color for … More Glee vs. Freaks and Geeks…with booze.
Well, dear readers, it’s been quite a busy month. Apologies to any of you who were waiting with baited breath to find out how my latest infusion turned out. It was finished soaking in all those lovely fall flavors a couple of weeks ago, but I haven’t had time to write about it. After straining … More The Fall Manhattan
Ok, confession time. I’m really into the ABC Family teen drama, Pretty Little Liars. I’m not alone in my addiction, however. My friends and I have a message thread exclusively devoted to talking about the show. Is it weird that a bunch of grown women spend so much time discussing a TV show about high school students? … More TV Night Theme Cocktails
Fall is in the air! Well, actually it’s been 70 degrees here in San Francisco the last couple of days, but hey, a girl can dream. What better way to celebrate fall than with flavors like cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and of course, bourbon. There used to be a cocktail lounge in the Bellagio, Las Vegas … More Bourbon Infusion #2: Flavors of the Fall
Before I get to the meaning of the title of this post, let’s talk for a minute about Fresca. For those of you unfamiliar with it, Fresca is a diet grapefruit soda. It only comes in diet. There is no “regular” Fresca. The first time I ever had a Fresca was the summer between my sophomore … More Local Edition: The Minnesota Mischief
Today’s post starts with a bit of cocktail history, as in my personal history with cocktails. I first started training to be a bartender when I was 19. I was hostessing at an old-school, Italian family owned seafood joint on the pier in Santa Cruz my sophomore year of college. The hostess stand was right … More A Good Old-Fashioned Controversy
As I mentioned in the previous post, I got recently got married. It was a lot of work, but totally worth it. Me being me, I wouldn’t throw any kind of party without a signature cocktail, or in this case, two. We knew we wanted a bourbon cocktail and a champagne cocktail. The bourbon cocktail was … More Wedding Cocktails!