Drinks

The Late Waker

A favorite beer from Crystal Lake Brewing is the foundation of this late summer, lazy-day drink. 1 Can of Wake Maker beer 2 Raspberries Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 oz. Barenjager Honey Liquior Combine in a tall glass and enjoy!     [video width="640" height="640"...

The Lawnmower

A great drink for the time when lawns first start getting mowed in late spring. 2 oz Hendricks Gin 1 oz Chartrueuse 4 thick slices of cucumber 2 thick slices of lemon Muddle the cucumber and lemon in a shaker and then add ice and the liquors and shake. Serve in a...

The Gordon Bennett

So...a few weeks ago my husband and I went to one of our favorite restaurants - Bistro Wasabi in Lake in the Hills. It's a sushi bar in a strip mall. OK....there goes my foodie street cred right out the window. But you don't have to believe me. The wonderful sushi,...

Bitter Queen

I got this recipe right off my phone's Food & Wine Cocktails App and decided to give it a try. I wanted something sweet, but not cloyingly so. I also wanted it to be tart. I thought the orange juice and the Campari would balance out the sweetness of the...