Uno, Dos, Tres

As the negroni is one of my favorite drinks, I love to discover and experiment with new variations. With the simple recipe of equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, the modifications can be endless. This one has the base spirit of tequila with grapefruit infused vermouth, 2 types of Amari and chocolate mole bitters […]

Yellow Jacket

This well-balanced cocktail was created by the bartenders at Employees Only, in New York. It’s named for the wasps that swarm around agave farms and tequila distilleries. I took a few liberties with the recipe, but only because I wanted to use what I already had in my cabinet. Until I get yellow chartreuse, I have just been […]

Blueberry Margarita

Happy Cinco de Mayo! This is a celebratory day in our house as it is also David’s birthday. (Happy birthday my love.) The funny thing is, David has spent the May 5ths of his college and beyond years at Mexican restaurants drinking Dos Equis and eating enchiladas, so in recent years he has been wanting […]

Strawberry Chile Margarita

lightly adapted from: Eating Well June 2013 makes: 1 serving (or 2 scant ½ cup servings) This beautifully colored cocktail is a delicious combination of sweet and spicy. It was the perfect companion to the cola-marinated flank steak with frito chilaquiles we had the other night. It combines two of my favorite ingredients, strawberries and […]