Category Archives: Alcohol

Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Ice Tea – created in the 1970’s on Long Island, New York doesn’t actually contain tea, but is supposed to taste similar.  It’s a hugely popular drink, served almost everywhere.  I’m sharing this recipe as Sander is going … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Mix

Many cocktails call for a sweet and sour mix, or as it may be known’ sour’ or ‘sour mix’.  I’ve put a few variations of the mix recipe here — two are “no heat” versions, and one needs a 5 … Continue reading

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Christmas Wassail

Christmas Wassail 5 apples 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1 cup port 4 12-ounce bottles of ale or dark beer, plus 1/4 cup 4 cinnamon sticks 4 cloves 1 Lemon, zest only 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground all … Continue reading

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Autumn Hot Spiced Mulled Apple Cider

Autumn is here and it’s time for apples, and apple cider.  This is one of my very favorite times of the year, and this recipe gets served in my house from about now, until Christmas.  Cool Autumn weekends, Halloween, Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Orange & Lemonade Vodka Slush

This drink is one my mother used to make for parties, summer family-style weddings, showers, etc.   The adults always enjoyed it (and so did we kids ;) ). This is absolutely wonderful on a hot summer day.  Enjoy! Orange & … Continue reading

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Watermelon Honey Cooler

This is a very quick and easy recipe to make – literally about 10 minutes from prep to serving.  It’s great to serve on a hot summer day, and easy enough to make in large batches for a barbeque.    … Continue reading

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Coconut White Russian

Coconut White Russian 1/4 part Kahlua 1/4 part Piña Colada 1/4 part Vodka 1/4 Part Milk Put the alcohol over ice, in a shaker if you have it, and then pour into a glass, add milk to fill the glass. … Continue reading

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