Boozy Shamrock Shake

Boozy Shamrock Shake | That's What We Said

Well, St. Patrick's Day is Sunday...and whether you're Irish or not, it's still a day easy to get into. We eat corned beef and cabbage every year, and also set leprechaun traps, wear green and speak in an Irish brogue all day long.  It's not annoying at all.   And of course there's the famous Shamrock Shake, which I am sure isn't … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday — Pina Colada Smoothie

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Okay so, I know that this *technically* isn't a cocktail, but the weather here has been warming up.  I've been walking to pick Jon David up from school, and we come home and whip up smoothies for an after school snack. He favors chocolate/banana, but I love Pina Colada -- partly because it makes me think of Summer, but mostly because I feel like … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday ~ Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour | That's What We Said

Are you feeling international on this Friday? Well, I am.   In all honesty I had my first Pisco Sour not in South America...but in New York... But the girl who told me I must order one HAD actually been introduced to this drink while on vacation in Chile a few years before, so that kinda counts for something, right?  That whole … [Read more...]

Rum Cherries

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I'm addicted to gummi cherries. Have you had them?  Don't even get me started. Anyways.  My other addiction is Coke Zero.  Sometimes I add a few maraschino cherries for fun.  It doesn't take much to spice up MY life, nowadays!! I've seen lots of those gummi bears soaked in liquor on Pinterest, so I decided to give it a whirl with my … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday ~ Whiskey Crusta

Whiskey Crusta | That's What We Said

This week a lot of you celebrated Fat Tuesday. It's the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday where people go all out...eat fattening foods, drink loads of alcky-hawl and basically just indulge before they begin the ritual fasting during Lent season.   Anyhow, when I think of Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday, my mind, of course goes to New … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday — Red Velvet Cake Milkshake

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Happy Friday, chickies!!   Since it's the last Friday before Valentine's Day, I thought I'd share a festive milkshake the whole family can enjoy.   Red Velvet Milkshake 2 large scoops chocolate ice cream Heaping Tablespoon red velvet cake mix 2 Tablespoons cream cheese frosting (I just used the canned stuff) 1/4 cup … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday ~ Nutella Whiskey Dream

That's What What We Said | Nutella Whiskey Dream

Sometimes Fridays feel like a cocktail. Other times Fridays feel like dessert.   Today we're doing both. A dessert cocktail. With Nutella. You're welcome.   Nutella Whiskey Dream 4 oz hot milk 1.5 oz whiskey 1 heaping tablespoon Nutella *optional ~ whipped cream   Spoon Nutella in bottom of … [Read more...]

Apple Crisp Shakes

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So, I realize that it's not Fall anymore, but we still like apple-ey stuff, right? Well. Apple crisp is one of my all time favorite desserts, so I thought this boozy milkshake would be perfect for a night by the fire.   INGREDIENTS 1 shot apple schnapps 1 shot Irish Cream 2 scoops vanilla ice cream dash of cinnamon graham … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday ~ Bailey’s Comet

Bailey's Comet | That's What We Said

Today we need a drink. One that we can set on fire. I know, right?   Plus this has Bailey's and Butterscotch Schnapps, so it's for real delicious.   Nothing better than a festive, delicious drink that you can also set on fire.  But it gets better, this drink also sparkles!  It's like a party in a … [Read more...]

Key Lime Float

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Well.   Here we are.  Right in the thick of January.   Booooring.   To liven things up a bit, I thought I'd whip up something tropical.   With Rum.   And ice cream.   If that doesn't do the trick, I don't know what will.   INGREDIENTS 2 shots rum 1 shot lime … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday ~ The Paloma

The Paloma | That's What We Said

Hey Yo!   Does today really even count as Friday? Because it kinda feels like a Wednesday. But I'm not gonna argue with the calendar, especially when it works to my benefit.   We are in our first official week of 2013... And in New Jersey it's pretty stinking cold out. So what I am going to do is have a drink and … [Read more...]

Cocktail Friday ~ Spiked Hot Chocolate

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Oh, it's officially time for the cozy. This is the perfect snuggly drink... Chocolatey, warm and boozy. Perfect.   Spiked Hot Chocolate 4 cups milk 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 6 - 8 Tbsp brandy or bourbon 12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips *optional whipped cream for topping In 2 qt saucepan … [Read more...]