Cast Iron Blueberry, Peach & Bourbon Crumble

Hey Y'all! Summer is in full swing here on the farm, which means plenty of summer fruits & berries for cocktails & crumble's alike. If you've been following us for awhile, you'll know I'm not really the baker type. I've always felt that people are either cooks or bakers & I'm most definitely a cook … Continue reading Cast Iron Blueberry, Peach & Bourbon Crumble

The Whiskey Sour

This next cocktail I acknowledge I disregarded for ages. Not sure the reasoning; too simple perhaps, a bad experience, lack of balance, the evil “sour mix” or perhaps a combination. Who knows…? So, as with the Amaretto I decided it was time to put a bit of R & D into the Whiskey Sour. My … Continue reading The Whiskey Sour

A Tale of Two Nogs

My Homemade Egg Nog As a child raised in a traditional home, the only kind of "Nog" I thought to exist was in the dairy section of our (dry) grocer. I was not a fan of the beverage as it was overly thick and heavy. I would indulge in the liquid but only in fractions-of-an-ounce … Continue reading A Tale of Two Nogs

The Old-Fashioned

As you begin actually mixing cocktails behind your newly developed home bar there are a few “old standbys” that you will want to be able to make; either for yourself or guests you entertain. The first we will discuss is the granddad of cocktails, the Old Fashioned. Rarely have I attended a party or frequented … Continue reading The Old-Fashioned