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my personal favorite cocktails made at home! I love to make cocktails with fresh ingredients (like fresh fruits and fresh citrus), all with a healthy dose of spirits. from simple syrups and infused spirits, to festive cocktails and sangria, this list provides you with the best homemade cocktails for you to enjoy from a flavor journal food blog!
Well, guys. Cheers to the first ever mocktail recipe on the blog! This drink is fruity, floral, tart, and so refreshing! And obviously, it’s non-alcoholic, so it’s packed with body-loving nutrients, without being dragged down by any booze. I planted an herb garden on our balcony about six weeks ago, and my sage is CRAZY big. I […]
I’m all about the margaritas this summer. (Duh). These magical little blueberry cilantro margaritas are inspired by my first brush with learning craft cocktails. In a restaurant I worked for back in Kansas City, there were probably ten craft cocktails on the menu, and most of them were very labor intensive. But the blueberry cilantro […]
you deserve some booze with your fruit. It’s SUMMER! Day 3. I’m here to gift you with a killer cocktail to enjoy this weekend while you bask in the sunshine. It’s made with fresh grilled peaches and bourbon, and I don’t know about you, but that’s really all I need in life this summer. Peaches are stunning […]
I’m not kidding you when I say this super simple cocktail is three years in the making. Really! It took me three years to get out of my head, and finally simplify one of my favorite cocktails in the world : the spa day cocktail with grapefruit + cucumber. Here’s the story. When we lived […]
juicy grilled pineapple and spicy jalapeño are blended together for the ultimate sweet + heat margarita! grilled pineapple and jalapeño margaritas are so refreshing and a little spicy, this is the perfect margarita for summer! It’s HOT outside. The two days of spring we had this year were relatively enjoyable, but now we’ve already moved […]
Happy New Year, everyone! This cold weather has got me wanting to stay indoors for the rest of my life. Instead of hitting the gym or running errands on my never-ending list, I just want to sit on my couch and sip on this spiced pear and bourbon cocktail. It brings all the warm fuzzies […]
pears, cinnamon, and sugar combine to create this super easy spiced pear simple syrup for cocktails! spiced pear simple syrup | a flavor journal food blog This is a super easy spiced pear simple syrup, and I’ve been pairing it with all sorts of spirits this year! It’s so easy to make, and easy to keep on […]
It’s that time of year! We can leave the A/C off at night, open the windows, and play “freeze out” while we sleep. While it may be Mark’s favorite game, I freeze my ass off. But I justify it by telling myself our electric bill will be drastically lower, so somehow that makes it all […]
You should come over for brunch simply to drink a spicy Bloody Mary made with hot pepper infused vodka. I started infusing vodkas about five years ago when I moved downtown near the River Market neighborhood in Kansas City. Every weekend, the River Market is consumed by locals perusing the biggest farmers market in the […]
fresh blackberries, lemon juice, and thyme-infused simple syrup are combined with bourbon for this refreshing blackberry, thyme, and lemon bourbon cocktail.