The Brandy Alexander – a classic dessert cocktail with a reputation that even includes a history of popularity among a few of The Beatles. (I’d have never known that if it weren’t for reading the back story in Robert Simonson’s book, 3-Ingredient Cocktails. Regardless, with the right Cognac and crème de cacao, it’s the perfect dessert cocktail that isn’t overbearingly sweet.
Whether you’re going out for dinner and drinks or staying in, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be stressful or complicated. Here is a simple 3-ingredient cocktail along with a 3-ingredient dessert that will make you look like a pro regardless of experience level. It’s the epitome of small details executed well to create a stunning result. Read more
Attention to detail and appreciation of the process is what I enjoy, and brewing tea is a great way to put it into practice. I’ve been on a tea kick for awhile, specifically Earl Grey. Just as with coffee, the amount of product, water temperature, and extraction time play a crucial role in brewing tea, and, in addition, the process for tea varies Read more
If you like piña coladas and… karaoke music – then you now have a song stuck in your head. Well, at least two lines of that song are floating around in your head. And, full disclosure – I was momentarily convinced Read more
Sweet drinks don’t often appeal to me, but every once in awhile I’ll indulge in a sweet dessert cocktail. This is my twist on the white Russian and what I love about it is the harmony of spice, cream, and sweet. I prefer to make this with homemade chai concentrate and heavy cream. (Recipe here!)