A Creepy Cocktail for Halloween: Fresh Beet Gin Fizz

We love beets! Beets taste of the soil in which they were grown and they are our icon, our mascot. Beets were also a major staple in the kitchen when the three of us starting cooking and working together – so we are and always will be fond of beets.

Our writing often focuses on seasonality and this beet-based cocktail is certainly one that will fit the bill for this immediate season – Halloween night.

Continue reading “A Creepy Cocktail for Halloween: Fresh Beet Gin Fizz”

Crafting A Lemon Verbena Gimlet – A Recipe & Gallery

It’s hot as $@&#, right? This type of weather calls for a cocktail. OurLocaltopia has you covered! Continue reading “Crafting A Lemon Verbena Gimlet – A Recipe & Gallery”

Friday Night Sloe Gin Fizz

This refreshing libation will entice and surprise.
This refreshing libation will entice and surprise.

Sloe Gin, a sweet dark colored liqueur made from gin, sloes (dark berries) and sugar steeped for several weeks, is a revelation!  Find it at your local wine shop.  We forget that it has been around for ages, and choose to focus on the fact that it’s new to us!  Summery, pleasant, and sophisticated with the luscious foam from a small bit of egg white, this drink is one for the books…. Continue reading “Friday Night Sloe Gin Fizz”