Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Candy Cocktails Press Tour!!!

In case you've been wondering...we've been on a whirlwind press tour for our new book Candy Cocktails! It's been a jam-packed few weeks of live TV action! Check out some of our on-air cocktail making shenanigans!

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Drink This, Wear That: The Candy Cocktails Edition!

We have a big announcement to make...we wrote a book!!!  It's called Candy Cocktails and it's the most amazingly fun, colorful and delicious cocktail book on the planet!!!  In honor of its release we wanted to do a special installment of Drink This, Wear That!  So put on your candy coated dress and your lollipop necklace and get ready to feel like an alcoholic kid in a candy store!  Say whaaaaaat???

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Kitty Litter Martini an April Fool's Cocktail

Inspired by all of the kitty litter cakes we've been seeing on Pinterest, we thought a cocktail version was in order for April Fool's Day! So if you're in need of a prank, invite some friends over for a round of these bad boys! Yes, it looks gross, but don't worry, it tastes nothing like the real thing!

Kitty Litter Martini

2 oz Vanilla Vodka
2 oz Godiva Chocolate Liquor
2 oz Bailey's Irish Cream
2 oz cream

For Garnish

1 Tootsie Roll
2 Golden Oreo Cookies, center filling removed
1 Tablespoon light corn syrup

For garnish, remove the cream filling from two Golden Oreo cookies and lightly crush the cookies until they resemble the size and texture of kitty litter.  Lightly coat the rim of a martini glass with light corn syrup and dip the rim into the crushed cookies until fully coated.  Briefly microwave a tootsie roll for roughly 10 seconds or until it becomes malleable (but be careful not to burn yourself!)  Roll the tootsie roll into the shape of, well....a turd, and place it on the rim of your martini glass.

In a shaker with ice, add vanilla vodka, Godiva Chocolate Liquor, Bailey's Irish Cream and cream.  Shake and strain into your garnished martini glass.   Enjoy!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

St. Patrick's Day Cocktail Roundup!

Everyone knows how much we love ourselves some St. Patty's Day cocktails!  Here's a fun roundup to keep the party going all night long!  Cheers!
#4 Irish Mojito 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Book Review: Tequila Mockingbird

We were recently asked to review the new cocktail book Tequila Mockingbird by Tim Federle.  Seriously, with a title like that, how could we say no???  The subtitle is "Cocktails with a Literary Twist" and since we're both named after literary heavyweights (Flannery O'Connor and Katherine Anne Porter) we couldn't resist!  With drinks like "Are You There God?  It's Me Margarita" and "The Turn of the Screwdriver" this book is super clever with drink recipes that are easy to make and quite tasty!  Go here to get a copy for the literary nerd in your life! 

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