Cocktails

16 Best Cocktail & Dessert Recipes for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

16 Best Cocktail & Dessert Recipes for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us. Liz A.Mother-blogger (watch your mouth). Frugal Foodie. Never measured an ingredient in her life. Modern Minimalist. Hospitalitizer. The plan executor. The design eye. The sweet & salty, sugar & spice, fire & ice, no fuss, no frills, put your big […]

Thyme Citrus Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Thyme Citrus Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Passion in a glass. The bright reds and oranges delight the eyes as the fresh fruit juice refreshes the palate. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, connector & networker. The perfectionist (slow as mud). The woodworker. The benefit-of-the-doubt, hypersensitive, feeler, emotron. Helper. […]

Apple Cinnamon Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

You’re hand-crafting a creative cocktail, but searching for some inspiration. Did I have you at apple-cinnamon? Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, connector & networker. The perfectionist (slow as mud). The woodworker. The benefit-of-the-doubt, hypersensitive, feeler, emotron. Helper. Adventurer. The host. The […]

Strawberries and Cream Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Strawberries and Cream Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

Fruit and ice cream are your jam. Whiskey is also your jam. It’s time they had a baby: your after-dinner aperitif to stimulate the date night appetite. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, connector & networker. The perfectionist (slow as mud). The […]

Mocha Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

Mocha Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

You’re here because you love mint and bourbon whiskey. Or the state of Kentucky. Or the Derby. Or pretty much anything considered a “cocktail” that can suddenly appear in your hand in the next 5 minutes. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, […]

How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Extract From Scratch (Recipe)

How to Make Homemade Cinnamon Extract From Scratch (Recipe)

You use cinnamon for [figuratively] everything. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, connector & networker. The perfectionist (slow as mud). The woodworker. The benefit-of-the-doubt, hypersensitive, feeler, emotron. Helper. Adventurer. The host. The “individual.” Your listening ear. No friends – only the closest […]

Gingerbread White Russian Cocktail Recipe

Gingerbread White Russian Cocktail Recipe

‘Tis the season for all the warm, cozy, winter spiced, everything nice’d, doughy snickerdoodle, dessert kit and caboodle. The heavy creams, root veggie pies, endless coffee-flavored streams and Mexican hot cocoa supplies. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, connector & networker. The […]

Smoky, Winter-Spiced Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe with Homemade Bitters

Smoky, Winter-Spiced Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe with Homemade Bitters

Suddenly, you’re the mixologist for the cozy get together. Or perhaps it’s date night and you’re upping your cocktail game. Maybe you’re just a hipster or an old soul who appreciates a craft beverage on the regular. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community […]

Homemade Angostura Style Citrus Bitters for Cocktails Recipe

Homemade Angostura Style Citrus Bitters for Cocktails Recipe

Love you some bougie cocktails? Lemme guess: Old-fashioned. Manhattan. Sawyer. Sazerac. Pink Gin Pink. Champagne cocktail. Perfect storm. Death in the Gulf Stream. Angostura sour. OG martini. Austin A.Dad-blogger. Certified nutritionist. Researcher, innovator, dreamer. Community builder, connector & networker. The perfectionist (slow as mud). The […]

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract From Scratch

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract From Scratch

All of your delectable delicacies use the same glorious, imported bean. Your cakes, custards, cookies, homemade ice cream, frosting, brownies, quick breads, puddings, french toast, waffles and many of your cocktails wouldn’t taste as delicious and balanced without it. But why must vanilla extract be […]