Category: Wine and Cocktails

Tastin’ it in Wailea

Tastin’ it in Wailea

The past several years, I have watched hungrily as the Taste of Wailea event passed me by.  Over $100 for a ticket to this event? Yikes! Not affordable for a gal who makes much less per year than she used to.  Hey, it’s the price […]

Simple Simple Syrups

Simple Simple Syrups

Like bitters, simple syrups are essential additions to your home bar “spice rack.”  I make my own!

Tiki’s on Oahu

Tiki’s on Oahu

On our jaunts to Oahu, Anthony and I try our best to make Tiki’s Grill and Bar in Waikiki our first stop for a cocktail and relaxation. I wish I could remember what this drink was!

Garnish It!

Garnish It!

A selection of garnish is an essential addition to any bar — from the humble strawberry to the zesty jalapeno.  Think of garnishes, shrubs, and bitters as the spice rack to your cocktails.

To Rim or Not to Rim and How!

To Rim or Not to Rim and How!

To rim or not to rim – that is the question.  Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the… slings and… vodka…sugar…arrows of…salt – ok, before I plummet completely off-track and torture you with lines upon lines of The Bard, I’ll get back to the […]

The Wahine Picante Cocktail

The Wahine Picante Cocktail

I am a fan of spicy drinks. I’m also a fan of tropical drinks. Combine the two, and OH MY the result is the luau/fiesta of a lifetime! I love to experiment with food and drink, and after purchasing a bottle of Hortnitos Tequila, I […]