Category Archives: Cocktials

The Best Posts of 2012

Best-of-2012-Crafthabit2012 was a great year filled with paint, fabric and flour. These are my 12 favorite posts from this year including free dress patterns, painting tutorials and more. Enjoy after the jump : )

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Homemade Orange Triple Sec Liqueur Recipe

orange liqueur recipe vodka

I’ve obsessed with Lemon Drop Martinis ever since I ordered one from Top of the Mark on a lovely afternoon this June.  Almost all of of the recipes require Triple Sec or Grand Marnier. Rather than making a BevMo run, I made my own. I combined vodka infusion techniques with simple syrup that took a little bit of time and patients, but overall was not very difficult to make. Materials and instructions after the jump!

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How to Make a Gin Smash

Gin Smash Recipe

As previously mentioned, we had a little cocktail party at my house last weekend. I’ve long been a connoisseur of gin (aka I drink a lot of gin) and I heart gin cocktails. I wanted something fresh and springy, and I figured with St. Patties day coming up , y’all might want the recipe for green cocktail. This recipe is adapted from The New York Times Bartenders Guide to Cocktails and Mixed Drinks, a great book if you’re looking for classic cocktail recipes and techniques. Recipe next…

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