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Cocktails

  • Limoncello Cocktails

    The Prettiest Pastel Cocktails for Spring

    The Prettiest Pastel Cocktails for Spring ~ they’re in every color of the rainbow and almost too pretty to sip, but don’t let that hold you back, they’re perfect for your…

  • The Sloppy Santa nightcap

    The Sloppy Santa and 9 Other Naughty Nightcaps

    The Sloppy Santa and 9 Other Naughty Nightcaps ~ I’m signing off for the weekend with a warm and fuzzy collection that will help you drift off to a much deserved…

  • Fall cocktail

    13 Recipes for a Signature Thanksgiving Cocktail

    Do you have a signature Thanksgiving cocktail?  If not, you might find some inspiration below.  I love to start off the holiday with a house cocktail offered to each guest as…

  • Summer's Best Pitcher Cocktails

    Summer’s Best Pitcher Cocktails

    Pitcher Cocktails are a host’s best friend. Make-ahead friendly, these delicious drinks won’t keep you tied to the bar cart for the whole party!  From sangria and spritzes to juleps, margaritas,…

  • The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Dinner

    The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Dinner ~ are you pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day?  I’ve got your back with the makings for a deliciously impressive (but totally doable) romantic…

  • How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur (Video)

    How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur ~ ever since my recent DRINKABLE NUTELLA recipe I’ve been obsessed with the idea of making the famous chocolate hazelnut spread into a decadent beverage. …

  • What to Drink Now: Fall Cocktails

    What to Drink Now ~ Fall cocktails are the BEST…think cranberry, maple, apple, pear, fig, pumpkin, woodsy herbs and smokey spices ~ check out this gorgeous Autumn inspired cocktail collection and…

  • Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this uniquely refreshing spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade...| vodka | summer cocktail | infused alcohol | edible flowers | Mother's Day | spring cocktail | vodka |

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this unique spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade…it’s a super refreshing conversation starter, and the honeysuckle vodka is ready in…

  • Multi Seed Crisps ~ homemade vegan crackers made entirely from seeds!

    Multi Seed Crisps ~ Homemade Vegan Crackers

    These vegan Multi Seed Crisps are a deliciously crisp gluten free cracker just perfect for snacking and dipping ~ and they couldn’t be easier to make!…

  • How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur --- my special method results in intense fruity flavor and stunningly gorgeous colors! theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur

    How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur — I’ve come up with a quick and easy technique that results in the most intense fresh fruity flavor, and the best part?  This homemade…

  • Homemade Pumpkin Liqueur recipe

    Homemade Pumpkin Spice Liqueur

    Homemade Pumpkin Spice Liqueur is creamy, lightly spiced and so easy to make at home. The result is fresher and more delicious than anything you can buy!…

  • Irish Cream liqueur made from scratch

    How to Make Homemade Irish Cream (VIDEO)

    How to Make Homemade Irish Cream ~ this diy Irish Cream is a perfect copy cat of one of my favorite liqueurs.  It’s dangerously delicious, and ridiculously easy to make.  Mix…

  • Holiday Mulled Wine

    Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

    Slow Cooker Mulled Wine ~ this warming winter cocktail scents the whole house, and guests can help themselves!  Let’s get this party started!…

  • Gin and Tonic Refrigerator Pickles | The View from Great Island 4

    Gin and Tonic Refrigerator Pickles

    Yes, you read that right.  Gin and Tonic Refrigerator Pickles ~ alcoholic pickles!  Beautiful little Persian cucumbers basically pickled in a giant G&T.  Gin, (I like Hendrick’s) tonic water, lime, and…

  • blood orange juice

    Blood Orangeade ~ a healthy soda substitute!

    Blood Orangeade is a beautiful and refreshing homemade soda made without sugar or anything artificial ~ celebrate the best of citrus season with this gorgeous healthy drink!…

  • Persimmon Rum Punch

    Persimmon Rum Punch ~ this warm and spicy fall cocktail is made with two kinds of run, apple cider, and a homemade persimmon syrup ~ yum!…

  • The Hurricane Cocktail Remix

    The Hurricane Cocktail Remix ~ run and fresh passion fruit juice brings this classic cocktail back to its New Orleans roots.…

  • The Watermelon Gin Rickey

    The Watermelon Gin Rickey ~ a super refreshing cocktail made with ripe summer fruit! The Gin Rickey is an old classic, made with gin, a squeeze of lime, and carbonated water. …

  • The Dirty Mojito Slushie

    The Dirty Mojito Slushie ~ A fun frozen cocktail made with fresh lime juice, a touch of sugar, fresh mint, and earthy dark rum.…

  • Layered Ice Cubes

    Layered Ice Cubes ~ aren’t these pretty?  They’re just ordinary ice cubes, made with layers of fruit juices.  And they’re not just pretty, they actually have a purpose— as they melt…

  • The Rhubarb Spring Fling

    The Rhubarb Spring Fling ~ a fruity rum cocktail made with homemade rhubarb simple syrup that makes every day feel like the first day of Spring!…

  • The Midas Touch Cocktail

    The Midas Touch Cocktail

    The Midas Touch Cocktail is like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow ~ it’s made with a unique saffron simple syrup, cognac, sherry, lemon juice and bitters…

  • How To Make Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups

    How To Make Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups ~ these easy homemade simple syrups can be made with all sorts of edible flowers for a romantic pop of flavor in drinks…

  • The Trinidad Sour Cocktail ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    The Trinidad Sour Cocktail

    The Trinidad Sour Cocktail  ~ this romantic cocktail has love potion written all over it ~ with a deep crimson color and seductive flavor, this is definitely one you’ll want to…

  • DIY Cocktail Cherries | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    DIY Cocktail Cherries

    DIY Cocktail Cherries — because every great cocktail deserves a great garnish, and this is one cherry you won’t leave at the bottom of your glass! Instead of reaching for a…

  • Homemade Allspice Dram Recipe

    Homemade Allspice Dram is an essential ingredient in the best Fall cocktails, and now you can make it yourself, right at home! Have you heard of Allspice Dram?  If you’re hitting…

  • Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

    Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

    This Fresh Grapefruit Mojito is a refreshing cocktail for a hot night…if you’ve got fresh mint from the garden, so much the better!…

  • The Hummer Cocktail

    The Hummer Cocktail is an adult milkshake of epic proportions…you’ll either love me or hate me for this irresistible concoction of ice cream, rum, and Kahlua.…