Cocktails & Mocktails

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte (with video)

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte (with video)

There are lots of things that just scream Fall to me: the turning leaves, crisp air, apple picking, hot cider… and Pumpkin Spice Lattes! Every once in awhile I will treat myself to one and Starbucks does not dissapoint. But wouldn’t it be great to […]

Homemade Apple Cider: Using a Juicer or a Crockpot

Homemade Apple Cider: Using a Juicer or a Crockpot

We makes gallons of Apple Cider every fall for 2 reasons:  We have tons of apples and this is a great way to use them, no matter what kind they are. Actually, I think mixing different kinds of apples makes the best cider. Because we […]

Apple Cider Cranberry Sangria

Apple Cider Cranberry Sangria

This has apple cider in it, which to me = yummy fall drink! (Thanks to cookingandbeer.com for this recipe!) You can most certainly make this non-alcoholic, especially for my friends out there who are expecting. We most certainly can’t forget about you guys! I think […]

Honeycrisp Apple Sangria

Honeycrisp Apple Sangria

Sangria is not only for summer time! I’ve been making it for Fall Gatherings and Holiday Parties for years. This one combines red wine, brandy, cinnamon, apple cider, citrus, and of course – sweet honeycrisp apples! I highly suggest doubling the recipe because everyone will […]

Sweet Tea Cocktails

Sweet Tea Cocktails

Here are 2 fun cocktails that you can make using good old southern sweet tea. Perfect for a crawfish boil or backyard barbecue.   Bayou Zinger 1½ oz (45 ml) Southern Comfort ½ oz (15 ml) Grand Marnier 2 oz (60 ml) fresh-squeezed lemon juice […]

Southern Sweet Tea: 1 Pitcher or Large Batch

Southern Sweet Tea: 1 Pitcher or Large Batch

Southern Sweet Tea Doesn’t the name just make you think about sitting in a rocking chair on your front porch enjoying a summer sunset? Me too! What’s great about sweet tea is that you can drink it just as is, or use it as a […]