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August 28, 2018

SUMMER! Summer in the deep south is a special time or the year. If you think you live in a hot place, come to New Orleans in June-September. Cooling off in the evening isn't an option! The 100% humidity lingers, it so thick you can cut it with a knife, you could almost...

February 19, 2018


Why is there a cocktail/dinner party happening at your place without the guest of honor?  YES, that's right, you forgot to invite the punch bowl. The dusty, old, sometimes in pieces, glass or silver punch bowl. The punch bowl should be the main attraction of any party...

February 18, 2018

Next time you are making Bloody Marys, try infusing your vodka with onions, celery and horseradish! The reason for this is texture. My biggest problem with most Bloodys is that they are too thick. Way too thick. I know people like all the "stuff" in them. But I like to...

February 17, 2018

It's everyone's favorite time of the year. Springtime! That time of the year down here in New Orleans when we start walking around the neighborhood, getting to know the city all over again. And with that comes the revival of New Orleans front porch cocktail time. It's...

October 10, 2017

Well it's Fall and all things pumpkin are here. You can't be awake 10 seconds without hearing, seeing or smelling the pumpkin spice. Great! So let's get you on an adult pumpkin kick that you can imbibe with. When Halloween is over and you want to throw out those little...