Classic Dirty Martini

Personally, I am a fan of the Dirty Martini, possibly because I have a thing for green olives.  While the original recipe is typically made with gin instead of vodka, what makes a martini “dirty” is the olive brine which gives it a delightful salty flavor…unless you don’t like olives, olive brine or that salty…

Mimosas – As If You Need the Recipe

Nothing screams “class” like champagne, and nothing cries “health” like orange juice…so what do you get when you mix a little healthiness with a pinch of class?  A mimosa of course! Mimosas, made with equal parts orange juice and champagne, are a delicious alcoholic beverage that is acceptable to have at breakfast or brunch.  Unless…

Classic Appletini

The appletini – delighting sorority girls and city dwellers alike! The appletini was a spin-off of the classic martini, created in the 1990’s, and not only did it rise to fame in a short period of time, but it became a quick favorite of notable celebrities. In fact, some sources say that this drink turns…

A Taste of The Blue Martini

Dolphin maritini, blue martini, ocean martini:  though the recipe may vary slightly from bar to bar, this delightful cocktail bodes well among University students and young urban professionals alike.  But every now and then, there is that thirty or forty-something-year-old woman or man who wants to shake things up in their usual wet, dry or…

Classic Mojito

There is nothing like a classic mojito on a warm summer afternoon. This refreshing and spritzy beverage is great for backyard BBQs, for ladies’ night or just because. Food That Pairs Well With A Classic Mojito This sort of drink pairs great with tapas such as tamales, empanadas, chorizo, tortilla chips and salsa. In fact,…