Cocktail recipes

Potent Potables add panache to many a meal.  Here are some of our more creative libations.

May 1, 2020

Strawberry Leche de Madre

Blended Brunch Delight Strawberry Leche de Madre Cocktail Cocktail The saga of the evolution of today’s refreshing brunch cocktail is somewhat muddled in time, but its path to me is thanks to a friend of my parents, a famed Hollywood and Las Vegas set designer, who also had a connection […]
March 14, 2020

Irish Coffee

“Top o’ the Mornin’ to ya!” Irish Coffee Cocktail According to The Guardian, “The Irish Coffee is relatively unusual among cocktails in having a clear and undisputed provenance: it was created in the winter of 1943 by Joe Sheridan, chef at Foynes Port in Limerick, for cold, weary passengers from […]
August 13, 2018

Lemon Sorbet, Vodka and Prosecco Italian Cocktail (Sgroppino)

Singing Gondolier Lemon Sorbet, Vodka and Prosecco Italian Cocktail (Sgroppino) Cocktail Tracy and I were told about this lemon sorbet prosecco cocktail by a drunk Brit (you can always trust a drunk Brit) one evening when we stayed at the Pensione La Calcina in Venice back in 2005.  Since we […]
September 1, 2017

Citrus Vodka Martini Delight: The TomTini

A Citrus Vodka Martini With A Twist!The TomTini: Citrus Vodka Martini Delight Cocktail In my trip reports or restaurant reviews, I mention ordering a TomTini on certain occasions.  I have been asked by more than a few, “What is a TomTini?”  Well, it all started back in 2001 on a […]
November 23, 2016

Pumpkin Pie Spice Vanilla Vodka Martini

Spicing Up The Holidays! Pumpkin Pie Spice Vanilla Vodka Martini Cocktail To help you get through the upcoming Thanksgiving and holiday season, MaiTaiTracy’s Kitchen is rolling out a Pumpkin Pie Spice Vanilla Vodka Martini recipe sure to ease the way.  This recipe was shared by a friend a few years […]
November 28, 2015

NYC Salted Caramel Martini

A Martini Worth Its Salt NYC Salted Caramel Martini Cocktail Here’s a “go-to” drink for your next holiday soirée!  While in New York, Tracy and I stopped by the Bryant Park Grill for a bite to eat.  On the menu was a Salted Caramel Martini, which sounded like the perfect […]
May 30, 2014

Maitai Tracy’s Kumquat Infused Vodka

Homemade Booze…KumQuat May Maitai Tracy’s Kumquat Infused Vodka Cocktail The adage says, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Sure, but what if life (actually a dwarf tree in our backyard) gives you kumquats? Why make vodka, of course.                       […]
December 1, 2011

Picard Martini

A Cocktail That Is Simply Out Of This World! Picard Martini Cocktail I originally was going to call this martini the Star Trek: Next Generation, however, I decided on the shorter name because I learned this recipe from a friend named Patrick Stuart (not spelled exactly like the actor who […]