Happy Hour’s Ripley Cocktail by Shaun the Bartnder

Nothing inspires me more in the summer than beverages and cuisine bursting with fresh ingredients.  Fruits and purchased at local a farmers market are perfect flavors for a delightfully cool cocktail.  That is what caught my eye on Shaun the Bartenders site this week. Ripley Cocktail 10 – 12 Fresh Red Raspberries Juice of one Lemon 1 Tsp. Sugar 2 oz. Vodka 1 oz. Triple … Continue reading Happy Hour’s Ripley Cocktail by Shaun the Bartnder

Cocktail Hour; Blushing Co-Ed by Shaun the Bartender

Warm days, a hot grill and a cool cocktail.  I can’t think of a better way to spend a late spring evening than relaxing in the back yard with one of Shaun the Bartender’s creative cocktails.  This delightful pre-prohibition cocktail is a bit more involved than most, but well worth the time.   He posts one each day, are you a subscriber yet?   Blushing … Continue reading Cocktail Hour; Blushing Co-Ed by Shaun the Bartender

Desserts that Dance in your Mouth

One of the things I love most about summer are the long, slow, warm evenings spent outdoors while the grill is cooling.  A nice beverage and cool light dessert while sitting on the porch simply completes the entire day. I have been looking for something with raspberries to put on the “after dinner” menu for this week and thought I would share a couple finds … Continue reading Desserts that Dance in your Mouth