Hawaiian Summer

Pineapple rum, fresh mango puree, coconut water, li hing mui, and a splash of coconut milk. Summer calls for fruity cocktails utilizing the season’s best fruit and some locally crafted spirits. Since it’s mango season, I thought a fun summer cocktail would be the perfect use for the season’s abundance. I used fresh mangos to […]


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, […]