Skinny Citrus Bramble

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Recipes, Tutorial

Spring is upon us and with it comes fresh flowers, delectable, fruits, and the threat of swimsuit season. Oh, don’t pretend like you don’t know what I am talking about. As the weather warms and winter becomes a chilly memory, a little nagging voice in the back of your head starts the cyclical chant “swimsuit …

Patrón Tequila Margarita of the Year – Part 1

Alcohol, Brands, Celebrity Chefs, Cocktails, Drinks, Mixologist Spotlight, Product Reviews, Recipes, Travel

There are some contests that just seem like a waste of time and resources, like professional hotdog eating. Seriously, why would you dunk a perfectly good hotdog in a bucket of water and try to eat as many as you can in as little time as possible?! Useless. Then there are the contests that actually …

Lemon Coconut Moscow Mule

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Product Reviews, Recipes, Tutorial

Due to a fortunate turn of events, this is shaping up to be a booze-filled couple of weeks on the blog. I did consider moving around the schedule a bit and spacing them out over the next few months. But why deprive you of such scrumptious libations?! Plus, I am a firm believer of the …

The Malfy Anise Cocktail

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Product Reviews, Recipes, Tutorial

One of the many lovely perks of my job is that I get sent free booze all the time. Yes, I know it is awesome. And no, I am not going to share. Well, I actually take that back. Since I cannot physically invite all of you over for cocktails every Friday night, I try …

Mixologist Spotlight: Micaela Piccolo

Alcohol, Cocktails, Drinks, Mixologist Spotlight

Some people in life shine bright like a beam of light on a misty, dark day. Micaela Piccolo is one of those people. A warm, happy presence, she lights up the room and instantly commands the attention of all those around. She is a rising star in the mixology world with a positive attitude and classic sensibility that …

2016 Spring Cocktail Recipes

Alcohol, Cocktails, Drinks, Product Reviews, Recipes

One of the many perks of my job is that I get sent free booze all the time. Yes, I know it’s awesome. Firstly, it is very important to note that I drink responsibly and I highly encourage you, my spectacular reader, to do so as well. Of course, I do not take this lovely …

Woodland Brandy Cocktail with Libbey Glass

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Holidays, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes

    Baby it’s cold outside… so why not cozy up to the fire with loved ones and a unique cocktail in hand?!  With all the family get-togethers, secret Santas, and rendez-vous under the mistletoe, it’s a great season to show off your mixology skills.  As a frequent party hostess, I make sure that every …

Dinner with Giada & Frangelico

Alcohol, Appetizers, Brands, Cake, Celebrity Chefs, Chef Spotlight, Cocktails, Dessert, Drinks, Fish, Guest Chefs, Meat, Mixologist Spotlight, Product Reviews, Recipes, Salads, Sweets

There are magical milestones in a person’s life… falling in love, eating a croissant in Paris, having a baby, binging wantonly during the holiday season and not gaining weight.  You know, the basics every self-respecting dreamer fantasizes about.  Well, I just had one of these moment.  As if the spatula gods looked down on me with …