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Red White and Blue Drinks: How to Make These Patriotic Drinks

I wanted to create some red white and blue drinks in time for the 4th of July holiday. That is to say, after much research and experimentation these are what I came up with. I hope you enjoy these red white and blue drinks as well as leave me a comment as to which is […]

Speakeasys, Pubs, and Bars: Find More of the World’s Best

In this follow up to Best Pubs and Bars of the World we continue to explore additional hidden speakeasys, converted pubs, and happening bars. The authors have included additional links for more information on these speakeasys and pubs. Speakeasys and Pubs in Dubai: Barasti By Sharon Cassidy from My Free Range Family There is no […]

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Pubs and Bars Around the World: Top Favorites

I started this post about pubs and bars around the world because I thought it would be fun to hear about interesting places. My favorite is the Carousel Bar in New Orleans where the bar is an actual carousel which rotates while you sip your cocktails. Who knew I would get the bonus of learning […]

Mojito Making & How to Infuse Liquor with Incredible Flavors

While at our virtual rum class with Ray, we mentioned how we had infused alcohol with different flavors. He then recommended infusing white rum with mint for mojito making. However, at that time our mint plant was not producing enough to try this. After a long wait, we finally got to do it. This is […]

Best Mixed Drinks with Tequila and How to Make Them

Due to Cinco De Mayo coming up I decided to write about the best mixed drinks with Tequila. Of course the best way to drink tequila would be to go to a tequila tasting in Nuevo Vallarta. However, for those who can’t, I am introducing a few margarita variations and will end with some richer […]

Mixed Drinks with Rum: Captivating History & How to Make Classic Recipes

Several years ago my husband and I visited a rum distillery during our road trip to New Orleans so we thought it would be fun to take this virtual class to learn more. It was 10am in Wellington, New Zealand when we met up with Ray for our virtual Rum class. We learned about the […]

Irish Whiskey Best: Stories and How to Drink it

Here we recount Irish Whiskey best tasting practices along with some historic tales. Since we couldn’t actually go to Ireland, we decided to bring Ireland to us. We traveled through Zoom to learn about Irish Whiskey. Our host, John, began the session with introductions and asked everyone what they would be drinking during the tour. […]

Irish Whiskey Drinks: How to Make Exciting Cocktails

The Irish like to taste their whiskey. Therefore I had some difficulty coming up with Irish whiskey drinks for this post. The Irish don’t like to mix their whiskey with anything because it changes the flavor. However, I did find a few good Irish Whiskey drinks that we tried and approved of. The rest of […]

What are the Best Sexy Drinks for Valentine Day?

What are the best cocktails for Valentine Day? Here are several sexy drinks that we created for you to try. Hopefully they stir up some romance. And next month I will be posting some delicious French recipes for a romantic dinner. So don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter so you don’t miss out! […]