All posts tagged Cocktails

Spicey Paloma Recipe - The Horticult

We’ve Been Drinking: ‘The Spicy Paloma’ for Cinco de Mayo (and Beyond)

Grapefruit season’s winding down, and pepper season’s kicking up! And so our thoughts turn to where these two ingredients intersect best: inside the spicy paloma cocktail.…

Botany of Desire: 10 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day With the Plant Lover in Your Life

My co-Hort Ryan and I are feeling rosy right now as we get ready for our (get ready for this:) twelfth Valentine’s Day together this weekend.…

Summer Cocktail Week: How to Make a ‘Minted Vodka Lemonade (To Go)’

We’re big believers in rock gardens. Why? For one, that’s where we try to contain our mint — which grows and grows and grows…and grows.…

Summer Cocktail Week: How to Make a ‘Campari Light’

Today’s summer drink, a beer cocktail, might be our simplest. As much as I love our lush porters during the fall, come July, light, dry, refreshing lagers are my garden companion.…

Summer Cocktail Week: How to Make a Classic ‘Dark and Stormy’

Welcome to Part Two of our Summer Cocktail Week, the series in which we ply you, gentle garden reader, with drinks for the warm weather.

Summer Cocktail Week: How to Make a ‘Stone Cold Fox’

Is there anything more summer-ific (if that’s a word) than biting into an outrageously juicy peach?

Or finding a plum the color of a backlit amethyst?…

Fancy a Drink? Our Favorite Winter Cocktails

You know that feeling you get when you come in from the cold and there’s a hot toddy waiting for you, all roaring with lemony steam?…

Sage Gin and Jack Rudy Tonic

Outside Influence: How to Make the Ultimate Garden Gin and Tonic!

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t remember their first drop of gin and tonic?

Love it or not, it’s a singular experience for sure: the kick of quinine in the tonic, the gin’s vegetal blast, the lime’s juicy finish.…

When Life Gives You Limoncello: Make a Sorrento Shake!

Summer of 2012: basil gimlets. Summer of 2009: beer-garitas. Summer of 2004: anything with muddled mint and sugar. (Summers prior to 2004…?…

Paint, Misbehaving: On Neighborday, We Get Crafty Over Cocktails

Saturday found us at the rosemary-lined house of our friend Danielle Gano, where we spent the afternoon painting chevrons on terracotta pots, drinking prosecco, and eating every kind of cheese imaginable.…