Cocktails

Celebratory Gin Fizz

Celebratory Gin Fizz

Guys, it’s my 100th post here on this little corner of the internet! This past year and change sharing photos and recipes has really shown me the power of consistency. When I first launched this blog, I set a goal of sharing two posts per […]

Fresh Watermelon Spritzer

Fresh Watermelon Spritzer

Vietnam is 12 hours ahead of the US Central time zone (where Nashville falls), which means when we visited Vietnam last year, we really struggled with the jet lag. We arrived in Ho Chi Minh City late on a Sunday night and then boarded a […]

Agua de Valencia

Agua de Valencia

Even though I spent much more measurable amount of time living in France, the country that really left the biggest imprint on me was Spain. I studied abroad in Spain the summer I turned 20 years old – which is so young in so many […]

Thai Basil & Kumquat Mojitos

Thai Basil & Kumquat Mojitos

There are plenty of mediocre mojitos to be had in this world, but a REALLY GOOD mojito will change the way you think about this classic cocktail forever. The first perfectly executed mojito I ever had was in Salamanca, Spain when I was studying abroad […]

Classic Pisco Sour

Classic Pisco Sour

Pisco isn’t a liquor that’s on most people’s radars if you live outside of South America. It’s a grape brandy that’s made in Chile and Peru, and in Peru it’s used to make the national drink: a classic Pisco Sour. Pisco Sours are everything you […]

Vin Chaud – French Mulled Wine

Vin Chaud – French Mulled Wine

If you ever have the opportunity, do yourself a favor and go visit Paris during Christmas time.  You may have heard romanticizations of springtime in Paris, but I am here to adamantly advocate for already magical Paris during the magic of the holidays. The city […]

Super Citrusy Aperol Spritz

Super Citrusy Aperol Spritz

In southern Italy there is a nightly routine where everyone strolls through the pedestrian zone of their town after work to see and be seen, and it’s called la passeggiata.  Everyone dresses sharply, talks and just meanders – it’s a whole family affair. On Sundays, la passeggiata is particularly […]

Garden Herb Gin Gimlet

Garden Herb Gin Gimlet

What is it about craft cocktails that feel so daunting to make at home?  When I read a cocktail menu out at a restaurant, I barely recognize half of the ingredients, which makes me think it would cost a fortune to stock a home bar […]