• 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 Basil Pineapple Cocktail Skinny Pineapple Basil Cocktail

      SKINNY Basil Pineapple Cocktail Refreshing pineapple with a tang of basil and a little belt of gin in a Skinny cocktail that has only 135 low calories. This is a delightful sipper on a hot day. Watch Elizabeth mix this … Read More »

  • Pirate Potions

    • Walk the Plank walk the plank cocktail

      Walk the Plank Avast me hearties. This ‘ere grog be for those bilge rats wot broke the pirate code. Ye’ll need it afore ye walk the plank. Aaar! (Watch the video) Note: In 1887 an article by Howard Pyle, “Buccaneers … Read More »

  • Articles

    • So Just Who Was Tom Collins? Tom Collins

      The simple answer: he never existed. The Great Tom Collins hoax of 1874 had nineteenth-century jokesters telling friends that “Tom Collins” had been talking about them. When the friends denied knowing anyone of that name, the wiseguys would make up … Read More »

  • Mixnsip’s Creations

    • Wavito Wavito Mojito

      Wavito Catch the Wavito version of the ever-popular mojito, made with WAVE Lemon Lime flavored vodka. The sweetened vodka needs no additional sugar (unless you really have a super sweet tooth) and make sure you also try the Rosemary Wavito … 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 »