Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mississippi Bourbon Mud Pie Recipe!

I spent two years of college at a small liberal arts school that’s situated on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. My friends and I would cross the river to get to St. Louis for shopping or movies or baseball games, and … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade Maraschino Cherries from Frozen Cherries

There is absolutely no comparison between the taste of a homemade maraschino cherry and a traditional, supermarket maraschino cherry. The homemade version is rich with flavor, succulent, complex, and elegant. The bright red, store-bought cherries are waxy, chewy, and almost … Continue reading

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How to Make the Best Whiskey Sour!

This weekend during The Big Potluck we had a chance to share our recipe for what we believe to be one of the best whiskey sour recipes ever. No, that doesn’t really sound too humble but seriously- wait until you taste … Continue reading

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How to Make Chocolate Easter Egg Shots

It’s that time of year again. Easter candy is everywhere and those chocolate eggs that tasted so good when you were a kid are begging to be carved out and reincarnated as edible vessels for spirits. The process is very … Continue reading

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Easter Drinks: Candy Corn Cocktail

We were quite delighted to discover that candy corn has a life beyond October 31st. It’s called Easter candy corn and it’s just as irresistible in the spring as it is in the fall. Actually, after eating enough of these … Continue reading

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Easter Drinks: 3 Delicious Champagne Cocktails

These 3 delicious champagne cocktails are perfect for long breakfasts and casual weekend brunches. The color palette will remind you of an Easter basket and the taste will make you happy, like how you felt when you found that hidden … Continue reading

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Woman’s World Magazine “Good-For-You Cocktails!”

We’re very excited to have our original sorbet cocktails featured in this month’s Woman’s World Magazine in conjunction with BevMo! In the April issue, you’ll find three fantastic dessert drinks: Tea Breeze Float, Sparkling Peach Float, and Mango Pineapple Float. … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Friday: Expensive Samples at the Deer Valley Montage’s Burgers and Bourbon

Imagine walking into Ice Cream World and paying $28.00 for a scoop of ice cream that’s served on one of those tiny little pink sample spoons. That one quick taste had better be beyond good. Like, one taste and you … Continue reading

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Girl’s Night In

Thursday night private mixology lesson with your besties anyone? Our dear friend Karina co-hosted just that — a lively get-together with close friends (some of whom she’s known since grade school), to learn how to make some simple and delicious … Continue reading

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Peeps Cocktails? Duh!!!

We were really excited to hear that BevMo! would be carrying Peeps in time for Easter and jumped hopped at the chance to make a few custom Peeps cocktails for them using three different delicious Pinnacle vodka flavors: peach, whipped, … Continue reading

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Shiftgig: An Online Resource & Community for Finding a Bartending Job…Today

If you want to know how to find a bartending job or serving job in a restaurant, nightclub, or hotel, we’ve found a little (actually humungous) website that will make the job search really, really easy. Back when I was looking … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight : MIXT Studio’s Reusable Wine Bag

When buying a bottle of wine or spirit for a hostess gift, I always forgo getting a fancy gift bag, and it’s mostly because I can never find one I like, and know it will just be trashed immediately anyway. … Continue reading

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