Include Everclear in Your Holiday Cocktail Recipes


Pomegranate Green Tea Liqueur brings together the sweet taste of pomegranate and tea with Everclear ensuring holiday cheer is never in short supply. Combine with simple syrup and water, and within two hours it’ll be ready to bottle and enjoy with Holiday Road Punch or gifted in a mason jar with festive ribbons and labels.



  • 8 Pomegranate green tea bags
  • 6 oz. Everclear®
  • 7 oz. Filtered water
  • 13 oz. White simple syrup


  1. Combine tea bags, Everclear® and water in a sealable container.
  2. Steep 2 hours.
  3. Remove tea bags and add simple syrup. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Bottle and enjoy.




  1. Combine all ingredients except champagne in a pitcher or punch bowl.
  2. Mix and chill in refrigerator 8 hours or more (overnight works best).
  3. Just before serving, add chilled champagne and stir carefully.
  4. Add ice, along with 10 lime wheels.
  5. Serve in punch glasses, ice optional.
  6. Garnish with lime wheel (also optional).
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Captain Morgan Introduces LocoNut


Stemming from the launch of Captain Morgan Cannon Blast, the rum company is shaking up the shots category again this spring with Captain Morgan LocoNut – an explosively delicious coconut shot.

Captain Morgan LocoNut is a summer-inspired shot that blends Caribbean rum and spices with seasonal flavors – including real coconut liqueur. Though it’s best enjoyed as a chilled shot, LocoNut can also be served in a number of delicious drink recipes (see below).

Packaged in a round shaped bottle identical to its predecessor, LocoNut boasts the appearance of a coconut that gives off the sweet aroma of coconut when you scratch the bottle. LocoNut (40 proof, 20% ABV) has a suggested retail price of $14.99 for a 750 ml bottle.


LocoNut & Chill

1.5 oz Captain Morgan LocoNut

Pour 1.5 oz of LocoNut into a shaker with ice. Strain into a shot glass


Captain & Loco

2 oz. Captain Morgan LocoNut
0.5 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

Pour 2oz. LocoNut and 0.5 oz. Original Spiced Rum into a shaker. Strain over ice.

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Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp Recipe


Recently I got a Bella Air Fryer and just made the best coconut shrimp in it. It was so simple too !!!


Season shrimp with salt & pepper, then dredge in flour. Next dip in beaten egg and then a mixture of about 1/2 panko & 1/2 coconut. Finally cook at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.


For the orange dipping sauce I used:

1/2 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
4 drops tobacco or sriracha

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Nasoya Chipotle Tofu Wrap Recipe + Free Product Coupon Giveaway

Nasoya Chipotle Tofu Wrap

Nasoya recently launched brand new Chipotle TofuBaked, which is a versatile ingredient for a number of delicious dishes that helps keep calories low and protein high.  I was challenged to come up with a recipe and I think I came up with a good one.  I absolutely LOVED the combination of flavors.  And the best part is that the tofu is already baked so you can just warm it up or eat it cold.



  • Nasoya Chipotle TofuBaked
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Avocado
  • Tomato
  • Romaine
  • Cilantro Avocado Dressing


Along with the Chipotle TofuBaked, Nasoya also offers Sesame Ginger TofuBaked and Teriyaki TofuBaked which I have tried in the past and loved as well. I honestly didn’t think I would be into Tofu but this stuff is just so good !!!


Now onto the giveaway…

One reader is going to win (5) Nasoya free product coupons.

To enter, leave a comment stating which flavor of Nasoya tofu you think you would like.

I will give you additional entries for each of the following:

I will end this giveaway on 2/10 at 5 pm EST

Disclosure: I was given the products featured in this post to facilitate my review. All opinions are 100% mine and not influenced in any way.

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Game Day Food and Cocktail Recipes

Looking for some great recipes for game day?  Here are some amazing recipes featuring Captain Morgan’s, Crown Royal, Bulleit Rye and George Dickel Rye.

golden gate


The Golden Gate


  • 1.25 oz. Bulleit Rye
  • 0.5 oz. blackberry syrup
  • 2 dashes bitters

Add ingredients to an ice-filled rocks glass. Stir and serve.

keep pounding punch

Keep Pounding Punch:

Recipe Serves 25 – created by Kevin Deidrich


  • 750 ml. Bottle of George Dickel Rye
  • 10 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 5 oz. Ginger Syrup
  • 15 oz. Sparkling Water
  • 7 tbsp. Simple Syrup
  • Muddled Raspberries
  • Muddled Mint leaves

Mix ingredients in punch bowl, add muddled fruits, chill and serve with ice.

 Dab on 'Em Wings

Dab On ‘Em Wings


  • .3 cup Crown Royal Canadian Whisky®
  • .3 cup Honey
  • .25 cup Soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Thai chili sauce
  • 1 packet (0.75-ounce) stir-fry seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 4 pounds chicken wing drumettes
  • 3 scallions (green onions), finely chopped (optional)
  • .25 cup chopped peanuts (optional)

In a large bowl, combine whisky, honey, soy sauce, chili sauce, stir-fry seasoning, and garlic. Add drumettes, tossing to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in refrigerator for at least 3 hours, preferably overnight.

Set up grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking. Let drumettes stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Place on hot, oiled grill. Cook for 12 to 18 minutes or until cooked through, turning occasionally. Transfer chicken to a platter. Sprinkle with chopped scallions and peanuts (optional).

Orange Crush Punch

Orange Crush Punch:

* Serves 6


  • 9 oz. CAPTAIN MORGAN® Coconut Rum
  • 9 oz. Orange juice
  • 6 oz. Cranberry juice
  • 3 oz. Ruby red grapefruit juice

Combine all ingredients including Captain Morgan Coconut Rum in a pitcher and stir.

 Bucking Bacon Bites


*recipe created by George Johnson from The Comfort of Cooking

Chicken Recipe:

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 oz. (half pound) bacon, cut into thirds
  • 1/2 cup Spicy Sweet BBQ Sauce (recipe below)
  • Toothpicks

Instructions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Wrap each chicken piece with a small strip of bacon. Secure with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Brush with BBQ sauce. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven, brush bites with more BBQ sauce, and return to oven. Bake for 15 more minutes. Serve warm.

Sauce Recipe:

  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chile sauce
  • 1/2 cup Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground dry mustard
  • Ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over low heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until thickened as desired. Stir occasionally. Use immediately as you wish, or store in refrigerator until ready to use.

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