Plum Gin and Tonic

Plum, thyme, and orange infused gin and tonic. I’m getting plum crazy this week with a few posts inspired by the beautiful color and delicate flavor of plums. My first inspiration was for this refreshing summer cocktail. Gin and tonics are light and fizzy on their own. But with the sweetness of the plums, this […]


Creamy egg custard with freshly ground nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, and a splash of spiced rum. I never liked eggnog growing up. Only ever trying store-bought. For years and years, I thumbed my nose at it. Then a friend of mine made me some homemade eggnog. I was skeptical, but I tried it. I was oh […]

Hot Apple Buttered Rum and Apple Butter

Homemade warm apple cider mixed with a touch of butter served with spiced rum and maple whipped cream. Also, an easy homemade apple butter recipe. This recipe is kind of like getting three-for-one. From one batch of apples, you can make spiced apple cider, hot buttered rum, and apple butter. I don’t know about you, […]