• Watermelon Vodka Fresca

    Watermelon Vodka Fresca

    Vodka and watermelon. An almost perfect summer combination. Add in a little fresh mint and a touch more sweetness and you’ll absolutely love this mixed drink. Ingredients are for a pitcher because you’ll want to share this … Read More »

  • Sunken Treasure Martini

    Sunken Treasure Martini

    The Sunken Treasure is the strawberry sunk in the “sand” of this martini. The other “treasure” is shipwreck hunter, Cap’n Fizz, who you can see in this video. Ingredients 1 oz apricot jam 1 strawberry 1 oz … Read More »

  • Tea Rose Cocktail

    Tea Rose Cocktail

    Inspired by my friend and talented artist, Beth Moody, who paints beautiful roses (amongst other things) and grows equally lovely roses in the garden of her historic Georgia home. See Beth’s work at http://duluthartgallery.com/ or http://bethmoody.com. Watch … Read More »

  • Champagne Sangria

    Champagne Sangria

    A silky and fruity creation from Giada de Laurentiis of the Food Network. Ingredients 50g fresh mint leaves (750-ml) bottle Prosecco or French Champagne, chilled 1/2 cup orange juice 2 cups Mint Simple Syrup, recipe follows 1 lemon, … Read More »

  • Summer Thyme

    Summer Thyme

    This a wonderfully refreshing blend of flavors from the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. Tsegaye (a first-class bartender, by the way), was so busy that I didn’t want to bother him by asking for the measurements, so this is something of … Read More »

 
 
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    • Watermelon Vodka Fresca Watermelon Vodka Fresca

      Watermelon Vodka Fresca Vodka and watermelon. An almost perfect summer combination. Add in a little fresh mint and a touch more sweetness and you’ll absolutely love this mixed drink. Ingredients are for a pitcher because you’ll want to share this … Read More »

  • Skinny Drinks

    • SKINNY Frozen Kiwi Margarita skinny kiwi margarita cocktail

      SKINNY Frozen Kiwi Margarita So you’ve already tried our Kiwi Margarita; now you’re watching the pounds and this skinny version is appealing with only about 135 calories. It also happens to be as tasty as the original. Ingredients 1 oz … Read More »

  • Pirate Potions

    • Pyrat’s Sin pyrat's sin rum champagne cocktail

      Pyrat’s Sin From the Pyrat rum people. Is it a sin to drink rum with champagne? Everybody’s Favorite Pirate, Cap’n Carl Fismer might know. Watch him here or find him at cannonbeachtreasure.com. Ingredients 1/2 oz Pyrat rum 1/2 oz Grand … Read More »

  • Articles

    • Does a Noggin of Egg in Your Nog Make an Eggnog? history of eggnog

      Alright, I’m no Dr. Seuss but the origin of eggnog is as convoluted as any of his sayings. (By the way, the good Dr. was the son and grandson of brewmasters in Springfield, Massachusetts. One wonders what remarkable potions he … Read More »

  • Mixnsip’s Creations

    • SKINNY Gladiator skinny gladiator cocktail

      SKINNY Gladiator It seems a total oxymoron to call a gladiator skinny, but we are referring to a low calorie cocktail and not some muscle-bound hunk who slew lions with his bare hands. The original Gladiator mixed drink is actually … Read More »

  • Favorites

    • Peach Old Fashioned Peach Old Fashioned cocktail

      Peach Old Fashioned You may think you’re not a bourbon lover but this cocktail will change your mind. A creation from the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island this has just the right balance of sweet, tart and sultry. I had to … Read More »