May Flowers Martini

Happy Mother’s Day to all you beautiful mothers, whether you be a mother of human children or of the more furry variety (like me). Even though I don’t have children I still love this special day to reflect on the love I have for my mother and to celebrate all of the amazing mothers I […]

Dirty Martini

from: Vintage Cocktails serves: 1 Shaken or stirred? That’s the age old question when it comes to martinis. James Bond likes his shaken, right? Or does it look like he gives a damn? There are some general rules to follow as far as the method for mixing goes. Drinks that include fruit juice, simple syrup, […]


Every now and then I’m in the mood for a martini with a bit of lime pizzazz. That’s when I pull out the Rose’s Lime Juice and make a gimlet. It’s hard to go wrong with 2 ingredients, and the lime makes it taste like a great summer martini. Feel free to use fresh lime […]

Hana Meadow

I love ruby red grapefruit. My husband doesn’t. We both love this martini. Enough said. Makes 1 big martini or 2 baby martinis (depending on the size and juiciness of the grapefruit) adapted from: 101 Mojitos This cocktail was created by a bartender at the Four Seasons Resort Maui. It is one their most popular […]

Lemon Drop Martini

Happy Monday! If you my dear readers are anything like me, then Monday is not your favorite day of the week. You’ve just ended a weekend, you might be tired when you wake up from going to bed too late on Sunday, and you have the whole week ahead of you. (Which is not necessarily […]

French Martini

adapted from: 101 Martinis This classic and elegantly sweet martini is made with a tempting combination of vodka, pineapple juice, and Chambord®. Chambord® is a beautifully bottled French liqueur made from red and black raspberries, Madagascar vanilla, citrus peel, honey and cognac. Be sure to shake and not stir, the pineapple juice clouds the drink […]