Salt & Char’s Raspberry “Cartwheel”

Sip your way into spring with the Raspberry Cartweel. Made with Jameson, raspberries, raspberry & tarragon shrub, Punt e Mes, and egg white, this cocktail is light and refreshing and makes the most of seasonal flavors. Bright and tart, it’s great for sipping on the porch in a spring breeze.   Recipe and photo: Courtesy of Salt … Continue reading Salt & Char’s Raspberry “Cartwheel”

Cool off with Tommy Bahama’s refreshing Cucumber Smash

Garden Party season. Those three words send a thrill through my soul with their implication. Late afternoon barbecues and picnics that deliciously turn into evening soirees under twinkle lights and stars. Barbecue and beer are replaced with light appetizers, dessert, wine and dazzling cocktails. Light and refreshing is on the menu this time of year, … Continue reading Cool off with Tommy Bahama’s refreshing Cucumber Smash

Three “Spirits” of Spring Cocktails

“Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"... "It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine...” ― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden The above quote is a true description of spring in the Pacific Northwest. A sun filled day over 55 degrees is filled with half naked … Continue reading Three “Spirits” of Spring Cocktails

Step in to Spring with Cocktails by Santa Margherita

Our not-so-patient wait for spring is finally over and as the weather warms, bring out your playful side with festive, sexy cocktails from Santa Margherita. This delicious wine is perfect on its own and as a base for delicious cocktails paired with backyard festivities. Invite your friends, fire the grill and sip spring-inspired cocktails while celebrating the warm weather. Find … Continue reading Step in to Spring with Cocktails by Santa Margherita