Posts filed under:Sippable Stuff

We Won’t Have Paris

Last fall, for the first time, St-Germain partnered up with Martha Stewart and opened up its Fifth Annual Can-Can Classic cocktail competition to amateurs. Whoopee! J’adore St-Germain! I did a little experimenting and came up with a sparkling cocktail inspired […]

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(Sparkling) Sweets for Your Sweetie

Sugar + Shake say, “Going out to dinner on Valentine’s Day is for suckers.” Seriously, we NEVER go, and we started dating just before Valentine’s Day. (So I also never got flowers for our anniversary…) It’s crowded, everyone’s grouchy (ironic, […]

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Sleeping Bears

Been absent from blogging for a while, but I’m back with a toast to Fall. Honestly, here, the fall season isn’t much different from the rest of the year. The surf’s a little bigger, and in our apartment, it actually […]

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Adventures in Ice Cream (and Orgeat) Making: “Deep Freeze Tiki”

It would be cute to say that my “Deep Freeze Tiki” ice cream flavor and orgeat-making experiment were inspired by this past weekend’s cocktail seminar with Julie Reiner and Francesco Lafranconi, but the truth is, I was actually planning this […]

Tiki Time in Kona

The last thing we expected to find in Kona was a craft cocktail tiki bar, but that’s exactly what Okolemaluna Tiki Lounge is. Shake was searching online for places to eat and announced suddenly, “Hey, did you know that there’s […]

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A Bridal Bouquet No One Caught

I am determined, at some point in my life, to enter a cocktail contest and win, dammit. But at this point, after a previous concoction that went un-entered because of lame-o rules, and another never made it off the starting […]

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Iced Tea + Iced Vodka = Cocktail Yum

I adore our friend @Chef_Jay for a number of reasons, one of them being that without him, I would never know what food day it is. By following Jay’s tweets, I always know that National Grilled Cheese Day, National Candy Month […]

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QPS

I’ve been sadly neglecting the “Sips” part of the Sugar + Shake “mission statement.” Sorry ‘bout that. We (shockingly) haven’t been trying out anything new lately, and since it’s like pulling teeth to get Shake to write up something about […]

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