Blueberry Gin Sparkler

This refreshing cocktail is amazing when fresh blueberries are abundant at the farmers' market. If blueberries are not in season, you could always use frozen berries. Remember that berries contain high levels of pesticides when they are not organic, so try to buy them in-season from your local farmer or organic from the … [Read more...]

Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

  SHEA’S SPIKED STRAWBERRY LEMONADE Ingredients: 4 organic strawberries 1/2 oz. simple syrup juice of 1 lemon (about 2 oz) 1 1/2 - 2 oz. good vodka 6 oz. soda water Steps: First, add strawberries and simple syrup to your glass.  Muddle the strawberries until very broken up.  Add the lemon juice, … [Read more...]

Classic Mojito

I was lucky enough to travel to Cuba where I had the best mojitos imaginable.  Everywhere we went they were consistently delicious. What made them different than what I had experienced in the States was their simplicity...and probably the Cuban-produced Havana Club Rum.  American bartenders ruin the mojito's reputation by … [Read more...]