Category: Drinks

Herbs Up-Close: Chapter 1: Lemon Verbena

I have Spain to thank for bringing this lovely herb back to the shores of Europe, upon it’s discovery in South America in the early 1600’s.  Lemon Verbena, one of my favorite herbs grown in my un-kept herbal garden.  I’ve given pickings of this herb to various friends, and when I visit them, I’m stunned …

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The Vodka Martini

No other drink quite compares to the mighty Martini and I had some fun finding out a few trivial pointers on this drink.   After doing a minutes worth of research, I found out that the martini and I in fact share a bit of cultural roots.  It seems the Martini was born in my home …

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Whiskey Sour

Print Recipe Whiskey Sour The sun came out today, and the temperature was almost in the mid-50’s.  It was after all, the second day of Spring.  Searching for the perfect drink to my perfect meal (Jamie’s Insanity Burger), the Whiskey Sour came to mind.  I’ve yet to ever try one, but have heard lots of …

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