Gin and Tonic

Gin and tonics are my favorite summer cocktail. The key to a good G & T is to use good quality tonic.  The supermarket brands are blah and flat tonic is frankly gross.  I suggest buying your tonic in small bottles and drinking it the same day you open it.  The gin, on the other […]

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 […]

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, […]