I just finished reading Love and Ruin, the Paula McLain book about Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gelhorn’s tremendous and tumultuous relationship, and chic cocktails are very much on my mind. So, I’m planning an opening weekend cocktail party and you’re all invited. In honour of the Royal Wedding this weekend, many of our aperitifs will […]Read more "Opening Cottage Holiday Weekend Cocktails Party"
The summer party is over at the cottage and now our thoughts turn to fall in the 6ix, which means it must be TIFF time. While you may want to see the movies in your local Cineplex, you can enjoy the scene and the stars at the following great stargazing spots. TIFF runs from September 7, 2017 […]Read more "The best bars to TIFF stargaze"
This Muskoka weekend calls for cocktails on the dock that speak to our pride in Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Here’s to you, Canada! Cherry Mojito – we are making this for Josh this weekend! INGREDIENTS 4 oz. Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade 1.5 oz. White Rum 10 Mint leaves (plus a few more for garnish) […]Read more "When you are the bartender: Canada Day Cocktails dockside"
And for the save…you forgot to pick up a card. Amazon could not deliver the gift in time. The flower shop is closed. You can still treat Mom on Mother’s Day with a special cocktail or mocktail followed by yummy brunch. Mmm… I can just taste it! Mama’s Mimosa INGREDIENTS 1 Part Sparkling Ice Orange Mango […]Read more "Now this is how you show your Mother’s Day love"
The Havana Club Toronto Daiquiri Created for Havana Club, a classic daiquiri recipe just wasn’t enough. The fresh berries in this recipe make it a summertime hit or you can use frozen in the winter (like now!). Ingredients 1 ½ oz. of Havana Club 3 Year Old Rum ½ oz. of Jacob’s Creek Moscato ½ […]Read more "For the one you love: Valentine’s Day Cocktails"