National Rum Day and the El Presidente

August 16, 2008

Here in the United States, we have a day for everything. There’s a national pound cake day, national pecan day, and even something on a stick day. August 16 particularly appeals to me because it’s National Rum Day. Just how this designation was set I haven’t been able to ascertain, but who cares? It’s an […]

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MxMo: Fruit Liqueurs — Canton Cocktail

April 14, 2008

Anna at Morsels and Musings certainly gave me something to think about when she chose Fruit Liqueurs for this month’s Mixology Monday. I tend to shy away from really sweet cocktails. Initially, I thought about using this as a good justification for picking up a bottle like creme de cassis or even chambord, but decided […]

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MxMo: Limit One — Mahjongg Cocktail

March 16, 2008

Upon reading the theme for this Mixology Monday, I drew a blank. The only recipe I know well that fit the bill was the Mai Tai, which I really love to make. But it seems like MxMo should be an encouragement to try something new, and I certainly didn’t want to fall into the newbie […]

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