The All American Bomb Pop Cocktail

Bomb Pop Cocktail

The All American Bomb Pop Cocktail is the most American and best tasting cocktail around!  No Joke.  If you are looking for a great cocktail for Memorial Day, Labor Day, 4th of July, this cocktail is for you.  This cocktail is a little bit sweet, a little bit tart and all American!  The best part is that the Bomb Pop is not only garnish, as it melts it adds flavor to the cocktail.  It literally bleeds red, white and blue!

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Penne Alla Vodka with Pancetta

Penne All Vodka

My wife Dana is a great cook and loves to dabble in recipes that center around Italian cuisine.  She previously made Rigatoni Alla Vodka, but she has improved on it by using pancetta.  Yep, she added bacon!  No wonder I married her. This is quite possibly my favorite meal of all time.  You have to try it!

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Down and Out – Thirsty Thursday

Down and Out

This cocktail is named for the fact that if you have more than three of these you will be down and out.  This is a smooth and delicious drink that is refreshing for the summer heat.  You really can’t beat it for quick pick me up.  Just be weary that one will bring you up … Read moreDown and Out – Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday – The Grapesicle

Grapesicle

Looking for a great cocktail for Valentines Day!  Well the grapesicle is it.  Looks like wine but tastes like Kool-aid.  This cocktail adds a sweet little flair to your night. The Grapesicle Fill a rocks glass with ice. Mix together the vodka, simple syrup and grape juice. Top with ginger ale and lightly stir. This … Read moreThirsty Thursday – The Grapesicle

Citroen Sunset

Citroen Sunset

This past weekend we had a couple of friends (Janine and Robb) visit to see Dana and I.  OK, who am I kidding, they came to see Liam.  Anyway, I wanted to make a cocktail to celebrate the visit.  They read the blog and have been telling me that they miss cocktail Wednesday.  So I … Read moreCitroen Sunset

Grilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

Grilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

I love a nice cocktail.  It has been a while since I have made a cocktail for the blog, but I figured this would be the perfect summertime drink.  Grilled lemonade, vodka and splash of seltzer makes this a refreshing cocktail for those hot summer nights. The Lemonade The basis of the lemonade is simple … Read moreGrilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

Knock Out Punch

Knock Out Punch

I was looking through my pantry to determine what I had available for a cocktail.  After a few tries I came up with the most delicious cocktail to date.  I called it the Knock Out Punch.  Reasoning: It was a tasty punch, contained a nice helping of alcohol and you could not taste it at … Read moreKnock Out Punch

Hot Spiked Mocha

Hot Spiked Mocha Cocktail

Last month I got married and one of our gifts was a nespresso espresso maker. Quite honestly, one of the best money saving items in the house. I can make hot and fresh mochas, lattes and espresso shots for the fraction of the cost. Plus, it actually makes them right so they taste good. After … Read moreHot Spiked Mocha

Elk Creek Water

Elk Creek Water

It is that time of the year.  Yep, College Football.  I was chatting with my friend Sean last week about football and he is the biggest Nebraska Cornhuskers fan around.  He said that the unofficial drink for Cornhuskers football is the Elk Creek Water. While I am not the biggest Nebraska fan, I was intrigued by the … Read moreElk Creek Water

The Bocce Ball

Sorry that cocktail day is one day late.  It was Dana’s Birthday yesterday and we had to celebrate in style.  However, today I am making a traditional cocktail.  It is on the same lines with a screwdriver, but with a little twist.  A little OJ, a little vodka, some amaretto and a touch of seltzer.  … Read moreThe Bocce Ball