Tag Archive | orange

Orange Crush Brewmosa

The city is awash in orange and abuzz with excitement for Sunday’s big game. Our Denver Broncos, under the experienced leadership of Mr. Manning, are ready to buck the Panthers. I’m admittedly not a huge football fan in general, but the excitement (for many reasons) of Super Bowl 50 doesn’t escape me. It is, truly, […]

Irish Ginger Cocktail

Simplicity sometimes gets an undeserved reputation of being synonymous with bland. This, my friends, is patently untrue. While simple can sometimes be boring, if done well, simplicity is classic, refreshing, and pleasant. Ginger ale is a perfect “adult” mixer. Once your palate has moved beyond the saccharine sweetness of other soft drinks, it offers a […]

Ginger Rum Punch

Rum punch, I was recently informed, contains four ingredients. Lest you consume a little too much, the recipe is a simple one: 1 sour, 2 sweet, 3 strong, 4 weak. You may remember that I recently infused a batch of rum with chai spices. In trying to find ways to use it, I looked to […]

Boyfriend Cupcakes (Chocolate Orange Cupcakes)

Let’s say, hypothetically, that you meet a man. He spends the evening flirting and you find yourself flirting right back. He asks for your number, calls, and you start dating him. Even though it’s early, it feels like the sort of connection that could become something special. Then, you find out that his birthday is […]