After longtime

After a long time when we met, my anxious heart felt peaceflowers of my wihes stared smilinglike spring in garden when my waiting eyes met your sharp eyesdrinks started flowingi didn’t need some pouring my drinksi felt felt drunk without drinking night passed into morningcandles started flickeringmy life started shining in the bright light of timeliness joy and attractions everywherejoy in the heartsno matter how … Continue reading After longtime

Cranberry Jell-O Shots

The sugar-coated cranberries are optional, but highly encouraged—they make for a great sweet-tart chaser after you’ve downed the shot. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 20 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRANBERRIES 1/2 c. water 1 1/2 c. sugar, divided 1 package fresh cranberries FOR THE JELL-O SHOTS 3 c. Water, Divided 2 packets cranberry-flavored Jell-o (3.4-oz.) 1 c. vodka DIRECTIONS Make the Sugar-Coated Cranberries: … Continue reading Cranberry Jell-O Shots

Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule

A Classic gingery Moscow Mule updated with the Autumnal flavors of apple and cranberry! Ingredients ice 4 ounces vodka ¼ cup cranberry juice ½ cup sparkling apple juice 2 ginger beers fresh cranberries for garnish Instructions Fill two large glasses with ice. Add the Vodka and cranberry juice. Add the sparkling apple juice and then fill the rest of the way with the ginger beer. … Continue reading Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule

PUMPKIN PIE BOURBON AND PEAR COCKTAIL

Ingredients: For the cocktail: 1 1/2 oz pumpkin pie spiced bourbon 1 1/2 oz pear syrup 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 oz sparkling water For the pumpkin pie spiced bourbon: 375ml bottle of bourbon 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice blend For the pear syrup (makes ~6-8 oz):  1 cup chopped bartlett pear (~ 1 large pear) 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water Directions: For the … Continue reading PUMPKIN PIE BOURBON AND PEAR COCKTAIL

Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

prep 20 mins cook 10 mins total 30 mins author bakerbynature yield 4 servings This stunning cranberry and cinnamon whiskey sour is the ultimate holiday cocktail! Ingredients Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour – Baker by Nature Makes 4 cocktails Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks 3/4 cup bourbon or whiskey 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup orange … Continue reading Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Take that, peppermint mocha. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. whole milk 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 candy cane 3 tbsp. sipping chocolate 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 oz. Kahlua whipped cream candy canes DIRECTIONS In a saucepan over low heat, warm whole milk and heavy cream. Add 1 candy cane and stir until melted. Stir in sipping chocolate and vanilla extract. … Continue reading Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Pomegranate Moscow Mule

This festive twist on the classic cocktail will kill it at all your holiday parties.Moscow mules are even better with holiday flavors. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 oz. vodka 1 oz. pomegranate juice 1 tbsp. pomegranate seeds 1 tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. honey 1/2 c. ice ginger beer Sprig of Rosemary DIRECTIONS In a cocktail glass stir together vodka, pomegranate juice, pomegranate seeds, … Continue reading Pomegranate Moscow Mule