Pumpkin Pie Spice Martini

  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

  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

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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Revolver

A Revolver is a kind of Manhattan variation, where bourbon is mixed with coffee liqueur. It may sound weird and not that appetizing, but if you like bourbon you’re going to fall in love with this one.Food pairing: Ruled.Me Chicken and Waffle Sandwiches

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Brandy Alexander

  I was visiting Copper Cat Distillery in Woodinville, WA one weekend and they were pouring samples of their delicious brandy. I had to bring a bottle home, and then I wanted to come up with something special to do with it. Thus was my Brandy Alexander born. Mmmmm.What could be wrong with brandy, chocolate, and cream? Not a lot, if you ask me. Food pairing: Low Carb Espresso Cookies

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