Kim Richards

Kim Richards lives in Santa Rosa, California. She is an author, amateur cheese maker, wine/mead maker, and a novice home brewer. She enjoys a nice cocktail while listening to live music, watching movies and mixed martial arts, or dining at home and in restaurants. She and her husband frequent festivals and love to visit breweries and distilleries. Favorite cocktail: Old Fashioned with maple syrup.

Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day, 2019

By Kim Richards | March 14, 2019 |

Who says 13 is an unlucky number? Not us! We’re sharing 13 great cocktails to try out this St. Patrick’s Day. When you come up for air, give these festive Reuben Sliders a try, too. Gin n’ Greens 1 ½ oz. The Botanist Gin 1 ½ oz. celery juice ½ oz. lemon juice 1 oz.…

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Recipes for National Absinthe Day 2019

By Kim Richards | March 5, 2019 |

National Absinthe Day is, whoa, today! March 5. While absinthe may not be the It Spirit it was a few years ago, it’s finding plenty of action as a cocktail ingredient. Here are a number of absinthe-centric recipes to check out. Some are on the new side, while others are closer to classics. Sour Cherry…

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Recipes for National Margarita Day 2019

By Kim Richards | February 21, 2019 |

This year National Margarita Day is on Friday, February 22nd. That’s right… an actual Friday! With these awesome margarita recipes, you can toast National Margarita Day many times over. Serve them up with our Margarita Glazed Baby Back Ribs (recipe included below) for a hit. ¡Salud! Blood Orange Margarita from Parker and Quinn 1 1/2 oz.…

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Cocktails for Valentine’s Day 2019

By Kim Richards | February 11, 2019 |

February 14th deserves fourteen cocktails for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with. Enjoy them — well, not all of them at once — whether or not you celebrate the occasion. A couple of these use infused ingredients so plan ahead accordingly. Others are easy-peasy for those of us who live on the go… and all…

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Cocktails for Super Bowl LIII, 2019

By Kim Richards | February 2, 2019 |

It’s time to don that team jersey again for this year’s Super Bowl. Here are a few cocktails to enjoy along with the game — plus we’re sharing a nacho recipe with a seafood twist. Beermosa courtesy of Brooklyn Brew Shop 1 1/2 oz. orange juice 3 oz. dry Belgian-style ale (We used Allagash Triple…

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10 Hot Toddies for 2019

By Kim Richards | January 8, 2019 |

Whether you’re bundled up with the sniffles or wanting to warm up from the winter cold, today we have ten hot toddies to cure your ills — in advance of National Hot Toddy Day on January 11th. Choose your favorite, grab a heavy blanket, and you’re good to go. Apple Toddy 1 oz. Bourbon Barreled…

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New Year’s Eve Cocktails for 2019

By Kim Richards | December 30, 2018 |

Ringing in the New Year can be done intimately with a loved one or in a party setting with friends. Today we offer up some great cocktail ideas for wherever the day takes you. To finish up we’ve got a cupcake recipe from Colina Colada Horchata that will complement any plans perfectly. Happy new year!…

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Cocktails for Christmas 2018

By Kim Richards | December 24, 2018 |

Declare the holidays happy with a cocktail or two among friends. We offer up these suggestions along with a Christmas Cookie Cheesecake with Winter Jack Caramel Sauce recipe. Enjoy! Candy Cane Cocktail For candy cane vodka: 1 vanilla pod 6 six-inch candy canes 750ml bottle of Ketel One Vodka Cocktail Ingredients 1 ¼ oz. candy cane…

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Fall and Winter Cocktails for 2018

By Kim Richards | December 8, 2018 |

Plummeting temperatures during one of our busiest times of year really call for something to warm the body and soul at the end of the day. Here are a few cocktails designed to do just that. We’ve also included a punch and sangria recipe for when you have friends or family over (another common occurrence…

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Halloween Cocktails 2018

By Kim Richards | October 30, 2018 |

No tricks, only treats for this year’s Halloween. Today we present over a dozen cocktails plus a festive cheesecake to make tomorrow night your creepiest Hallow’s Eve ever. Enjoy! Cruzan Midnight Potion 1 part Cruzan Aged Light Rum 1 part Cruzan Aged Dark Rum 1 part Cruzan Black Strap Rum 1 parts apricot liqueur 3…

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