The Perfect Martini

Until Dietz Fischer opened his distillery, I had never drunk a Martini. I had never had an occasion to do so, nor had I ever longed for one. After all, could there possibly be a drink superior to a Margarita? A martini is a cocktail made with vodka or gin as well as vermouth and…

Boozy Charred Pineapple Shake

Ingredients 1 cup  vanilla ice cream1/3 cup Fischer & Wieser’s Charred Pineapple Bourbon Sauce2 oz Gin Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour in a tall glass and enjoy.

Jalapeño Gin Martini

Ingredients 2 oz. Gin1 oz. dry Vermouth½ oz lemon juice1 tbs. Fischer & Wieser’s Mild Green Jalapeño Jelly or Hot Serrano Pepper Jelly Directions Pour all ingredients into a shake and dry shake vigorously. Fill the shaker with ice  and repeat until the outside is frosted. Double strain into a martini glass and enjoy.

STRAWBERRY SPARKLER

Ingredients 1 ½ oz Grand Marnier1 oz Fischer & Wieser’s Texas Strawberry Dessert Topping2 oz Pink Lemonade4 oz ProseccoStrawberry for garnish Instructions In a shaker, place Grand Marnier, Fischer & Wieser’s Texas Strawberry Dessert Topping, Pink Lemonade and shake with ice until well chilled.Strain in flute, top off with Prosecco and garnish with a strawberry.

Roasted Raspberry Michelada

Ingredients 1 Lime4 oz. Clamato1 dash Worcestershire sauce1 oz. The Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce1 1/2 oz. bottle of beerIce1 lime wheelTajín® Instructions Run lime across rim of mug.Dip mug in Tajín to coat evenly.Add ice or use a chilled glassAdd lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, and The Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle SauceFill with Clamato and beer.Garnish…

Chocolate Cream Cherry Cordial

Ingredients 5 pitted cherries1/2 oz. Fischer & Wieser’s Triple Berry Jam1 oz. heavy cream6 oz cranberry juiceChocolate syrup for garnishCherry for garnish Instructions In a shaker, muddle the cherries and jam. Pour in heavy cream and  cranberry juice. Add ice and shake until chilled. Garnish glass with chocolate syrup drizzle. Strain and pour in drink into…

PINEAPPLE COCONUT MANGO SMOOTHIE

Ingredients 2oz coconut water1oz lemon juice1/2oz Four Star Provisions Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce1 cup fresh strawberries3oz pineapple mango juiceStrawberry for garnishOne cup Ice Directions Pour all ingredients in a blender and blend until desired consistency .Pour into a tall glass.Garnish with strawberry slice.

PINEAPPLE COCONUT MANGO MARGARITA

Ingredients 1 1/2oz mezcal1oz lemon juice1/2oz Four Star Provisions Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce1oz orange liquor3oz pineapple mango juiceSalt for the rimMango slice for garnish Directions Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour in all ingredients.Shake vigorously for one minute.Salt rim of glass using some lemon juice around edge.Strain and pour over lowball glass full…

PINEAPPLE COCONUT MEZCAL SOUR

Ingredients 1oz mezcal1 z lemon juice1/2oz Four Star Provisions Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce1 egg white3 z pineapple mango juicePineapple slice for garnish Directions Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour in all ingredients.Shake vigorously for one minute.Strain and pour over lowball glass full of iceGarnish with pineapple slice

The Zombie Cocktail

Deanna reminded me of my love of a good Zombie Cocktail the other day. I had not thought about them in years. I think that perhaps the number of Margaritas I have consumed in Acapulco over the past decades may have diminished my desire for a Zombie, but I appreciated being reminded of them. My…