Musings & Cocktails

His & Hers Cocktails - The Tropics & Bakewell Punch

His & Hers Cocktails - The Tropics & Bakewell Punch

Is there anything better than a rum cocktail when hot, sticky, never ending weather hits?  Aside from a/c....no.  There's something about the combi...
His & Hers Cocktails - Surf Liner & Royal Hawaiian

His & Hers Cocktails - Surf Liner & Royal Hawaiian

Do you know the best part about making cocktails at home?  Yes, it's cheaper.  But the real winner is you get to control the quality as well as the...
His & Hers Cocktails - Cranberry Edition

His & Hers Cocktails - Cranberry Edition

I know what you're thinking.  And yup, I'm referring to that same cranberry juice you used in college to hide the taste of cheap liquor.  Don't get...
His & Hers Cocktails - 4th of July - Chucktown

His & Hers Cocktails - 4th of July - Chucktown

Happy 4th of July everyone! This week's cocktail took a little thought.  Do we go red/white/blue theme?  Do you make it frozen?  What do we want th...
His & Hers Cocktails - West Egg and Gin-Gin Mule

His & Hers Cocktails - West Egg and Gin-Gin Mule

Now if you've been following along with us for a little while, you know we have a tendency to favor our Mint Juleps with the start of the Derby.  W...
His & Hers Cocktails - Pimm's #1

His & Hers Cocktails - Pimm's #1

This is a busy week for any Anglophile.  For starters (and in our case), there's the Royal Ascot.  Think of it as the British version of the Kentuc...
His & Hers Cocktails - Orange Blossom & Palm Beach Special

His & Hers Cocktails - Orange Blossom & Palm Beach Special

The Orange Blossom cocktail was said to have been created during Prohibition as a way to hide the flavor of the "bathtub gin."  Well I wish someone...
His & Hers Cocktails - Belmont Jewel

His & Hers Cocktails - Belmont Jewel

We have made it to the third and final race in the Triple Crown Stakes, though there will not be a true Triple Crown winner as Rombauer blew past b...
His & Hers Cocktails - Warm Weather Bourbon

His & Hers Cocktails - Warm Weather Bourbon

If you're a wine drinker then you know come summer, reds are out and roses are in.  Vice Versa, reds are the reigning champions for winter, roses h...
His & Hers Cocktails - Fitzgerald & Ramble

His & Hers Cocktails - Fitzgerald & Ramble

Lately I've been taking a lot of my inspiration from the Death & Co cocktail book.  Though there are a few "fussy" cocktails in their repertoir...
His & Hers Cocktails - Black-eyed Susan

His & Hers Cocktails - Black-eyed Susan

If you follow horse racing, you know the big three are: The Kentucky Derby, The Preakness and The Belmont Stakes which makes up the Triple Crown (i...
His & Hers Cocktails - Mother's Day Edition

His & Hers Cocktails - Mother's Day Edition

Mother's Day is right around the corner.  Sure, you could still probably find a few open reservations at a fancy restaurant but consider how unappe...