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Crunchy Cocktail Recipes

Blackberry Whiskey Sour

Blackberry Whiskey Sour

I feel like this blackberry whiskey sour would be best enjoyed in a dimly lit bar where everyone else is wayyy cooler than I am. Or in my basement next to my daughter’s playroom while recording an episode of the Crunchy Cocktail Hour. That works too. Dark […]

Ginger Turmeric Margarita

Ginger Turmeric Margarita

This delicious concoction is proof that drinks don’t have to be unhealthy to be an electric color. Enter turmeric. Ah, what a wonderful spice. This Ginger Turmeric Margarita was so delicious and beautiful, that it almost felt like a detox. Ok, minus the tequila. Detox […]

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail

Classy Classic Champagne Cocktail Oh the classic Champagne Cocktail, how I love thee. Seriously, it’s just such a perfect drink. You feel super classy drinking it, like a classic movie star. No? Too far? The best part about it is that it is super easy […]

Holiday Sangria

Holiday Sangria

During the holidays I always tend towards large format cocktails that can please a crowd. If it’s super easy and can be made in less than 10 minutes? Even better! This Holiday Sangria is the perfect addition to any holiday party. Sangria is typically wine, […]

Charred Blood Orange Negroni

Charred Blood Orange Negroni

I’m clearly on a bit of an apéritif world tour right now, last week with the French Kir Royale and this week a Negroni. An apéritif is meant to be served before a meal to stimulate appetite (as opposed to a digestif which follows a meal to […]

Kir Royale

Kir Royale

The simplest, fancy drink you’ve never heard of – the Kir Royale. Everyone needs a go-to bar order. Something that isn’t a glass of wine or a beer that sounds slightly sophisticated. Mine is a Kir Royale. A Kir Royale is a good one because […]

Apple Cinnamon Hot Toddy

Apple Cinnamon Hot Toddy

You know that feeling when your throat is hurting, you are starting to get sniffly and you just feel off? You aren’t quite sick yet, but you know it’s coming? The worst. But, my tried and true method of mixing up a hot toddy and […]

Plum Thyme Prosecco Cocktail

Plum Thyme Prosecco Cocktail

Thanksgiving! What is not to love about a holiday centered around being grateful and eating delicious food? I’m a fan. My head naturally goes to beer and red wine for Thanksgiving dinner, but I think there is something fun about a sparkling cocktail. Since most […]

Grapefruit Sage Mimosa

Grapefruit Sage Mimosa

When we decided we were going to do an episode during Ladycamp on the importance of female friendship, I knew I couldn’t serve just any old cocktail. I narrowed it down to two and put it up for a vote on Instagram. The vote was […]

Pineapple Rum Punch

Pineapple Rum Punch

Larisa and I enjoyed this super fruity and flavorful Pineapple Rum Punch on the third episode of the Crunchy Cocktail Hour where we found out what kind of crunchy moms we are – crunchy, scrunchy or silky. Click here to listen to Episode 3: What […]