Eclipse, Cocktail, Mixology, Beer

Classic Rewind: Total Eclipse Cocktail

In honor of tonight’s Sturgeon Moon, we’re kicking it back to one of our most popular (and appropriately) celestial cocktails, the Total Eclipse. Grab the recipe below and scroll to the bottom of the post for a surprise giveaway! The eclipse is upon us, my friends! We are hours away from welcoming an unique cosmic event and it is time to get prepared. Eclipse glasses? Check! Prime viewing location acquired? Check! Cameras at the ready? Check! All that is left is what you will be drinking when the forces align. I have concocted an equally rare, but delightful drink recipe …

Italian Entertaining

Rustic Italian Entertaining… at it’s finest!

Guest Contributor: Jewels Gray Jewels is the talented eye behind Jewels Photography in Denver, Colorado. Follow along as she show’s us a proper Italian feast. There’s a venue here in Denver that reminds me of the home my grand-parents built in Northern California… tan stucco arches and dark brown tiled floors, it’s not something you typically see here in Colorado. The lighting is always so beautiful here and as a Photographer, that’s something I notice while shooting weddings. If this venue were around back when I got married, I definitely would have had my own wedding there, without a doubt. …

Polar Vortex Martini & Let It Snow Shoot

Polar Vortex Martini

As the Polar Vortex relentlessly slams most of the US with frigid temperatures, there is a collective thought running through everyone’s mind… I need a drink! And since you’re stuck indoors all day, what better time than to perfect your mixology skills? Polar Vortex Martini 2 oz. vodka 2 oz. Kahlúa 1 oz. coconut milk 1 oz.  half and half Garnish: Shredded coconut Directions: Look outside at the relentless cold. Walk despondently to your liquor cabinet. Rim a martini glass with shredded coconut as you dream of a warm tropical island. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake, and pour …

Spiced Mustard Sidecar Brandy Cocktail

Brandy Cocktail Twist: The Spiced Mustard Sidecar

Special thanks to Colman’s Mustard for partnering up with me on this delicious post! The year is about to come to a close, so I ask you this:have you done anything crazy yet? If you’ve been following along with my website throughout 2018, then you know I’ve been challenging myself to make some pretty insane recipes. Goat cheese cocktails! Banana Salmon Egg Rolls! Elderflower liqueur marshmallows! It’s been quite a wild (and delicious!) ride. Well, I have one last weird but awesome recipe to close out the year… The Spiced Mustard Sidecar. It’s a twist on the classic brandy-based cocktail, …

Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail with Nino Franco

Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail

Need a signature drink for your holiday festivities? Then look no further! My friends at Nino Franco are sharing their killer seasonal cocktail recipe with us and I highly suggest you try it. I whipped up a few and will certainly be serving these at my seasonal celebrations! Get the recipe below for these delicious Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktails…   Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail INGREDIENTS:  5 oz. Nino Franco Rustico NV Prosecco 1 oz. apple cider 1/2 oz Root 23 Maple Cinnamon Simple Syrup DIRECTIONS: Pour 5 oz. of Nino Franco Prosecco in a cocktail glass. Spoon the syrup in …

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Cocktail

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Cocktail

This post is sponsored by Montchevre but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Tis the season for mixing up some delicious drinks! You are t-minus zero days away from the holidays and with all the hosting you’re going to be doing, you need some killer cocktail recipes up your sleeve. Sure, I could offer up some seasonal classics like a hot toddy, mulled wine, or a spiked eggnog, but no! Today, we are venturing into the realm of unusual by adding Montchevre Goat Cheese to the mix. Who wants a sip of my Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese …

Campfire Stout Cocktail by Liquor.com Contributing Writer The Frosted Petticoat

Liquor.com Fall Series: Campfire Stout Cocktail

Many of you may not know that in addition to running The Frosted Petticoat, I also serve as a contributing writer to Liquor.com. Not only do I send them articles on topics that interest me, I also get requests from the editorial staff. One such recent request led me on a fortuitous road toward one of the tastiest cocktails I have every concocted… the Campfire Stout! So tasty in fact, that the editors at Liquor.com placed it in their top 5 cocktails for Autumn. See their full list here and get an exclusive peak of my write-up and photos below! …

Honeydew Gin Fizz with Prairie Organic Spirits

Honeydew Gin Fizz: A Farm-Crafted Cocktail

Thank you Prairie Organic Spirits for sponsoring this post. The contents of this post and the products named are only intended for persons of legal drinking age (21+) and should not be forwarded, shared or otherwise distributed to any underaged persons. Prairie Organic Spirits reminds you to please enjoy their products responsibly. It is officially the heart of summer and I don’t know about you, but I could use a refreshing drink right about now. With the sweltering heat and inescapable sunshine, I crave fresh ingredients and revitalizing flavors. I am thinking organic fruit, fresh herbs, and the farm-crafted deliciousness …