Category: Beverages and Cocktails
Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)
Musings about why we appreciate sunsets, a recipe for a refreshing Chambord and rosé cocktail, and a haiku.
Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 5: The Bar will be Open
A tiny bar below the stairs has been the source of fun but has also put the messy pantry on display.
Champagne Drinks for New Year’s and the Nazi-Defying History of the Kir Royale Cocktail
Champagne cocktail recipes, a French Resistance member who saved lives and created the Kir, and my grandmother’s death after 100 years.
The Hills are Alive! Picnic on a Mountain Top
A mountaintop picnic in Colorado’s Pike National Forest sparkled with nature and pineapple mimosas.
Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail
Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.
Sangria Still Life
Real life at Glover Gardens has been a little too busy for the Glover Gardens blog to be active for the past week or two…but I’m revving up for a revival. I “catered” a friend’s 50th birthday party in the Texas Hill Country this weekend, […]
New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch
Even though the traditional Kentucky Derby cocktail is the mint julep, the libation of choice for the Grill-Meister and me is the Bourbon Milk Punch. It is lusciously, sinfully rich – a milkshake for grownups.
Margaritas, Perfected Over Time by the Raconteur
Unique & delightful margarita recipe from a true raconteur, more tart than sweet and all good.
Tom’s Spicy Tomato Juice
Spicy homemade tomato juice is easy to make and good for you! Just add vodka for the perfect Bloody Mary.
A Glover Gardens Follower Shares: “Summer Days” Cocktail
A tropical cocktail recipe is shared by a Glover Gardens follower from Glasgow.
New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch
Bourbon Milk Punch from Bourbon House in New Orleans: if you’re of age and inclined to imbibe, this creamy, dreamy, thick elixir should be on your bucket list.
Blackberry Mint Iced Tea Lemonade – This Might Be on the Menu in Heaven
Source: Blackberry Mint Iced Tea Lemonade – Cooking with a Wallflower I subscribe to lots of wonderful blogs written by people who are smarter than me. They’re all different, but they have some things in common: they either write beautifully, are super-artistic, have wonderful, creative ideas […]
911 Call for a Hot Toddy: Introducing the Myra
Pampas Grass: A Champagne Drink
The Pampas Grass: a champagne drink that honors winter grapefruit juice with a sparkling and Midori compliment.