May 9, 2011

Sangria vs. Mai Tai

While my favorite basic cocktail is a rum and diet coke, once summer comes along, I start to crave fruitier, sweet drinks. My two favorites are definitely mai tais and sangria.

They both shout summer to me because they’re cold and so so good. I stick to ordering these drinks when I’m out at bars and restaurants. If I made a pitcher of one or the other at home, I’m sure I’d be tempted to have more than just one drink. They taste that good!

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September 10, 2010

Cocktail Hour: Limeade Cocktail


After a quick break, I’m back with a brand new cocktail for you to try!  It’s a great “end of summer” cocktail that gives you a final chance to use those yummy citrus fruits and tropical rum before fall arrives!  It’s a limeade cocktail! Read the rest of this entry »

August 27, 2010

Cocktail Hour: Hawaiian Martini


As I recently had a Hawaiian party at my house, I’m still in a bit of a tropical mood. I also happen to still have leftover pineapple juice and flavored rums and vodkas all over my house, so I decided to use them up and make a Hawaiian Martini! Read the rest of this entry »

August 13, 2010

Cocktail Hour: Mr. and Mrs. T’s Pina Colada


Tomorrow is the Hawaiian party that I have been planning for a while, so I needed to stock up on liters and liters of pina colada mix.  (Yes, I vetoed the mai tais and went with pina coladas.)  After I bought my mix, I decided to make a trial pina colada to see if the mix was any good.  Read the results after the jump! Read the rest of this entry »

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