Revolver

Revolver cocktail with orange

A Revolver is a kind of Manhattan variation, where bourbon is mixed with coffee liqueur instead of vermouth. It may sound weird and not that appetizing, but if you like bourbon you're going to fall in love with this balanced cocktail. The spiciness of the bourbon goes really well with the mildly sweet yet punchy flavor of the coffee liqueur.If you haven't tried it yet, I strongly encourage you to try making your own sugar-free…

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Rum Chaita

Rum Chaita

This is one of my very own recipes. I love Chai tea and drink it with cream and a little Stevia all the time. This boozy version is inspired by RumChata, which is a (very sugary) cream-based liqueur with rum. You’re welcome. Food pairing: 4505 Meats Chicharrones. I love the Jalapeño Cheddar flavor but take your pick.  

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Sexual Chocolate Martini

Sexual Chocolate Martini

  I truly hope you recognize the reference to “Coming to America.” If not, I highly recommend that you watch this wonderful bit of Eddie Murphy silliness ASAP. You’ll note that my taste in movies is lighthearted and pretty juvenile. Don’t miss Eddie and Arsenio in cameos throughout the film, dressed up as different characters and sporting a variety of fun accents. On to the recipe… So maybe this is just a chocolate martini, but it did take…

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Pumpkin Pie Spice Martini

pumpkin spice martini low carb

  I have to admit it: I’m not one of those people who needs seasons. I’m pretty happy with a steady 80 degrees and sun. This cocktail might help me to welcome fall a little bit more easily, so I can put on my gloves and boots and heavy coat and scarf and…drink a warming, mellow cocktail. And the best part is that it’s lower in sugar and extremely easy to make. Let’s focus on…

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Espresso Martini with Tequila

espresso martini

  An espresso martini is traditionally made with vodka, but what if you made it with tequila? That was my question…and I found the answer. The tequila makes itself known here and results in a VERY different cocktail than the vodka version. They’re both excellent!Food pairing: Keto Chocolate Mousse from Headbanger’s Kitchen.

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White Russian

white russian

  I’ve always been partial to a White Russian, so I went to a lot of trouble to find a tasty DIY coffee liqueur and make this low-carb. I hope you like it as much as I do. The dude abides!Food pairing: Mocha Chip Biscotti from All Day I Dream About Food

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