cocktails + beverages

hot buttered rum cocktail with pumpkin Hot Cocktails for Wedding Receptions

With the holidays right around the corner (seriously. How did this happen?) and colder weather well underway (I repeat — how did this happen?) it’s about time we rounded up something to keep you warm all the way through ’til spring: hot cocktails. Whether you’re planning the bar menu for... Read More

chai bourbon cocktail Bourbon Cocktails for Fall

Hooray!  Break out the bourbon because autumn is here!  Clearly, we’re a little partial to both the fall season and whiskey.  We’ve rounded up some warm-you-up beverages, just in time... Read More

a-la-taylor Easy Wedding Punch Recipes

You know what’s easier than a bunch of made-to-order cocktails?  Punch.  There’s a reason why it’s a party staple.  Keep your guests refreshed with one (or more, we’re not judging)... Read More

blackberry Champagne Cocktails for Your Wedding

‘Tis the season – the season of bridal showers and brunch-friendly events (Mother’s Day is just around the corner after all!). And because we happen to think that most celebrations... Read More

love-napkins Fresh Ideas for Your Wedding Cocktails

No offense to your vows or the delicious cake, but cocktails are pretty much every guest’s best friend.  So make your cocktails even prettier with these fun bar accessories. Bar... Read More

01-collage Citrus Cocktails

  This weekend I’ve decided to ignore the weather outside and make some cool, citrusy cocktails (of course, I might have to enjoy them by the fire) as I look... Read More

01-collage How to Make Your Own Shrubs

Two things happened when someone explained shrubs to me: I couldn’t get “Scrub” by TLC out of my head for the rest of the day, and I immediately wanted to... Read More

red wine copy What to Pair with a Cabernet Sauvignon

One of the biggest and richest red wines, cabernet sauvignon is a bold wine that pairs well with bold foods. Here are a few pairing suggestions: Appetizers:  Charcuterie plates (especially... Read More

applethyme copy Martini Cocktails

There are certain cocktails that are just more party-appropriate than others. As a scotch drinker, I know that perhaps my drink of choice is a bit too “moody” for a... Read More

chardonnay What to Pair With Chardonnay

Chardonnays can vary so much that often they can be difficult to pair. Here are our recommendations for a medium-bodied, not-too-much-oak-please chardonnay. Appetizers:  Corn or risotto cakes, plantain empanadas, and... Read More

wine 3 What to Pair With Pinot Noir

Maybe you are trying to nail down your wedding menu, or maybe you’ve just had a rough week and you need to sit down with a bottle of red. Either... Read More

hot buttered copy Holiday Drinks for Your Winter Party

Nothing says “Happy Christmas” to me quite like holiday cocktails.  So, I have brought you a round-up of fabulous beverages from hot buttered rums to mulled wine! A Dark and... Read More

serious eats2 copy2 Cider Drinks for Your Fall Wedding

When planning your autumn wedding, one way to add an extra dose of fall charm are cider-based cocktails. For example, we love this simple Sazerac cider for warming up on... Read More