Vodka Martini

Sometimes the classics are the best! The key to a great vodka martini is to make it really cold.  Decent quality vodka helps too but you don’t have to break the bank.  If you store your vodka in the freezer you can make a cold martini in seconds.  A frosted glass is even better. For […]

Gin Martini

You have to really like gin to like a gin martini.  Cheap gin is terrible so don’t bother with this cocktail if you don’t want to splurge on the good stuff. For this recipe you’ll need: a splash of dry vermouth 2 ounces cold gin lemon peel or martini olives for garnish Pour a splash […]

Cocktail Favorites

Is it so surprising that I’ve collected a lot of cocktail recipes? CLASSICS Gin and Tonic Gin Martini Limoncello Manhattan Vodka Martini MODERN UPDATES California Manhattan Lemon Martini Nihombashi Cocktail – Persimmon Manhattan Passion Fruit Champagne Cocktail Persimmon Bellini Persimmon Bourbon Cooler Pomegranate Molasses Champagne Cocktail NON-ALCOHOLIC Persimmon Spritzer Enjoy!

Persimmon Bourbon Cooler

This is the boozy cousin of the persimmon spritzer.  Set up a mini bar at your party and let guests mix their own. For each serving you’ll need: 1 tablespoon persimmon syrup 1 cup sparkling water 1 ounce bourbon 1 small lemon wedge (cut a lemon into eight pieces) ice In a highball glass, stir together […]