Oh man, I've neglected updating this section for the last couple weeks because I've been so busy updating the rest of the site! Hopefully you've seen the new holiday section. I've just added two pages for New Year's. One for celebrating tonight, the Clever Girl, and one for recovering tomorrow, the Corpse Reviver #2. Hope you've had a wonderful holiday week! Here's to the end of 2017, and whatever 2018 may bring. Regardless, there will be cocktails. Cheers!
Eggnog and peppermint bark: two of the most delectable holiday treats, together at last. I’m keeping the Eggnog train rolling with this simple spin on my Classic Eggnog recipe with crème de menthe and crème be cacao in place of cinnamon syrup. The cooling mint and pairs beautifully with Eggnog’s richness, which keeps the drink from being too sweet. Instead, it tastes like the best candy cane you ever had. If I do say so myself, this one is off the charts. Visit the Peppe
’Tis the season for Eggnog, and that’s all I've been working on over the last couple weeks. I’ve retooled the recipe on the Eggnog page, which I obsessed over. I must’ve made 25 different versions, but it was worth it in the end. Also on the page, are about 10 different ways you can modify nog to your liking - how to make it richer, frothier, lighter, boozier, etc. There's also a bit about aging Eggnog which you can apparently do for years! Check it out, and find the nog
The Log Cabin is a simple riff on an Old Fashioned with apple brandy and toasted hazelnut-infused bourbon. It is also one of the more festive spirit-forward cocktails I know. Infusing nuts into booze is as easy as infusing anything else, just put them together in a jar and wait. Only nuts need to be toasted first to bring their oils to the surface, which where all their flavor is (ok stop snickering back there!). Hazelnuts are particularly delicious in infusions. Their swe