Lavender Arnold Palmer Cocktail

Hope you’re feeling rested and recharged after a short work week. It’s cloudy and rainy in Chicago today, but I’m not mad about it. I’m always a little more productive on gloomy days, I don’t know why. Speaking of productive…I found another use for my *famous* Lavender Simple Syrup. And it’s a winner. This LavenderContinue reading “Lavender Arnold Palmer Cocktail”

Peach Thyme Bourbon Smash

I bought a bunch of peaches to make a grilled peach chicken salad that looked delicious. Really, it does. But then dinnertime rolled around and the idea of 1. cooking and 2. eating a salad seemed like a horrible decision. All I wanted to do was sit in the sun and finish my book clubContinue reading “Peach Thyme Bourbon Smash”

Bourbon & Berries Cocktail

Happy Christmas Eve Eve 🎄 I love that Christmas is on a Tuesday this year. The long weekend gives us *four* whole days of festivities. Which means extra servings of pie, mimosas, Christmas tunes, and lots of this Cranberry & Blackberry Bourbon Cocktail. And an excuse to break out my fancy gold cocktail shaker. ThisContinue reading “Bourbon & Berries Cocktail”

Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie

We all know that November is the ultimate pie month. Which means I am impatiently counting down to Friendsgiving, “Office” giving, AND Thanksgiving. Naturally, I couldn’t be more excited. So many pies, so little time. But the big question is: what pie to make? So I’m digging through my recipes and testing out new contenders. WhichContinue reading “Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie”

September Pie Club

I’ll let you in on a little secret: the best place to hide your bourbon is in your pie. No one will ever see it coming, just like the surprise at the end of this post (don’t peek!). Throughout this pie journey there have been good pies, and mediocre pies, and interesting pies, and then one month willContinue reading “September Pie Club”