Homemade limoncello is so much better than what you can buy in the store!  It’s sweet and lemony and isn’t the color of antifreeze.  Best of all, it’s really easy to make limoncello at home. For this recipe you’ll need: lots of lemon peel – but you only need to start with one lemon, you’ll […]

Pomegranate Molasses Champagne Cocktail

This simple cocktail is a tangy and slightly fruity, with just a hint of sweetness. For each drink you’ll need: 3/4 teaspoon pomegranate molasses 4 ounces sparkling wine.  Use any sparkling wine that you like to drink by itself; I like mine on the dry side. Spoon the molasses into the bottom of your glass […]

Passion Fruit Champagne Cocktail

Fruity and tart – this cocktail sounds more complicated than it is. For each drink you’ll need: 1 tablespoon passion fruit puree – I buy mine frozen from a Mexican grocery store 1/2 teaspoon honey – or more to taste 4 ounces sparkling wine Strain the puree into a glass and add the honey and […]

Boozy Summer Fruits

A little bit of effort in August will pay off during the holidays.  Liquor soaked fruit makes a great gift and is great for holiday entertaining.  Use the same quality of liquor you would use for mixed drinks. For this recipe, you’ll need: half pint canning jars and lids stone fruits such as peaches, plums, […]