Archive for ‘Rum’

January 16, 2012

Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | Prickly Pear Rum Punch

Sometimes I need a bit of liquid en[courage]ment to get moving in the blog posting realm again.

Enter the cocktail.  I whipped up something with the few bits and bobs that we have ’round the house.  I know, I have prickly pears in my house.  In January.  Hush.

Because of this cocktail, I’ve been inspired again to dive into some typically Mexican edibles, primarily all things cactus.  Nopales, as they’re called, are eaten with great relish despite,

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November 23, 2011

Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | The Rum Whitfield

Oh my goodness.  I stumbled on something.  Pumpkin water.

Water.  Only the complete essence of pumpkin.  Much like tomato water.  Only pumpkiny-er.  Obviously.

I just knew this would make a good cocktail addition.  And of course, my friend Molly completely helped me in sussing out some ingredients.  Because she’s totally good at it.  And she knows all about cocktails.  And does stuff for these guys.

So this cocktail is entirely inspired by the season, what I had around (I was roasting a pumpkin for a pie, y’all, and had this left over), the Ohio seasons, and our recent trip back to New Jersey, our former home.

The Rum Whitfield, makes one

1.5 oz. spiced pumpkin water* (**)

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