Lilywhacker (500th post)

I’m so pleased and proud of this milestone. The Ruby Spoon started as an idea while we were living in California. I wanted a platform to share my love of food with anyone curious to follow along and cook, bake, and drink with me! It is still something I love to do and even though […]

Sangria Flora

This is one of the best sangrias I’ve tried yet. I am a sucker for pretty much any drink that includes elderflower liqueur, and the sweet, floral flavors of St-Germain pair perfectly with this fruity sangria. I made the recipe using the full 1 1/2 cups of St-Germain, but I think I will back that […]

Water Lily

Looking back, I haven’t made a cocktail to share with you in a while. This summer it’s been all about Pinot Gris, Viognier and of course my usual Michigan IPA’s. I’ve also made David’s summer by getting into Belgian style beer, something which I have never liked before and am now wondering how that was […]

Between The Sheets

This provocatively named cocktail is pleasantly tart and very smooth. It is stronger than it’s cousin the Sidecar, though perhaps lacks a bit of the Sidecar’s distinctive and enduring magic. (Recipe coming soon!) However, it is definitely a good cocktail when one is in the mood for something smooth with┬áheavy notes of┬ácitrus.