Musings & Cocktails

His & Hers Cocktails - Bring on the Juice!

His & Hers Cocktails - Bring on the Juice!

It's winter time.  Covid-19 is still rampant.  Grocery store runs are few and far between so that means my fridge currently contains enough citrus ...
His & Hers Cocktails - Gin Old Fashioned

His & Hers Cocktails - Gin Old Fashioned

Once upon a time, when we were entertaining a few friends one weekend (pre-Covid), I was thrown for a loop, but only briefly.  I was making a round...
His & Hers Cocktails - Valentine's Edition

His & Hers Cocktails - Valentine's Edition

Technically, this should be another Mardi Gras cocktail, as the season will end on the 16th at midnight.  If you are inclined to keep the party rol...
His & Hers Cocktails - Sazerac

His & Hers Cocktails - Sazerac

There are many legends surrounding the origin story of the Sazerac.  What they all have in common is that name was derived from the French brandy t...
His & Hers Cocktails - Hurricane

His & Hers Cocktails - Hurricane

Mardi Gras isn't complete without consuming at least one Hurricane.  If you've ever visited New Orleans then I'm sure you've been lured into Pat O'...
His & Hers Cocktails - Ramos Gin Fizz

His & Hers Cocktails - Ramos Gin Fizz

Created in 1888 at Henry Ramos's Imperial Cabinet Saloon, the Ramos Gin Fizz is one of the most iconic libations to come from the Crescent City.  T...
His & Hers Cocktails - Vieux Carre

His & Hers Cocktails - Vieux Carre

When you're focusing on cocktails created in New Orleans, you start to notice that the drinks are as strong as the city's personality.  The "Vieux ...
His & Hers Cocktails - Milk Punch

His & Hers Cocktails - Milk Punch

I'm not going to lie.  I detest today's cocktail.  But it's Mardi Gras season and the wife insisted it needed to be included or she wasn't making g...
His & Hers Cocktails - Happy New Year!

His & Hers Cocktails - Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Did everyone have fun ringing in 2021?  We opted for a quiet night in with Sir Barkley, appetizers and a bottle of champagne.  If ...
His & Hers Cocktails - Santa Edition

His & Hers Cocktails - Santa Edition

Christmas eve.  The tree(s) is up, the house is decorated and presents are under the tree.  All that's left to do is set out a plate of cookies and...
For Your Consideration - 12/6/20

For Your Consideration - 12/6/20

It's the first full weekend of December and I can tell Christmas crazy (among other things) is running full steam ahead.  As I drive by shopping ce...
His & Hers Cocktails- Manhattan

His & Hers Cocktails- Manhattan

A Manhattan cocktail is like your favorite winter sweater.  Though old with a little wear and tear, it's warm, cozy and comforting.  It's tempting ...