Posts Tagged ‘Basil’

The Wooden Palate, Clase Azul & The Blackberry Basil Tequila Cobbler

Early last month, I had the opportunity to test out some prototypes of beautiful, handmade wooden muddlers created by the Los Angeles-based wood-working husband and wife dream team behind The Wooden Palate, Ryan Silverman and Eileen O’Dea. After some slight adjustments, these stunning muddlers are up on their site and ready to muddle all of your cocktails […]

Your Easter Cocktail: The Primavera Cup

Spring, spring, spring, spring, spring, SPRIIIIIINNNNNGGGG! It’s finally here! And with it comes a whole batch of inspired, fresh flavors. In lieu of chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks today, make this herbaceous, springtime treat. Galliano Liqueur is absurdly underused in cocktails. It is occasionally used as a digestif in Italy but most people associate it […]

Grapefruit & Gin & Campari, Oh My…

I’ve had a thing for the grapefruit/gin/Campari combo for a while. And all spring I was making variations on this Collins type cocktail that I ended up serving at two events last week. The larger event’s version was made with vodka instead of gin and didn’t have basil. But out of three very different cocktail […]