Peppercorn & Mint Raspberry Shrub Cocktail

A few weeks ago, I shared my basic recipe for shrubs in our email newsletter.  It is pretty simple really.  I always keep a ratio of one pound of fruit to two cups of sugar and two cups of apple cider vinegar.  However, I love to play with different herbs and spices that compliment the fruit in unique ways. If …

The Mandarin C&C: a cinnamon, clove, spiced rum, orange shrub cocktail

Hi Zesties! Today we have another Adventure in Shrubery! Check out the recipe for a mandarin shrub & a delicious comfort cocktail known as the Mandarin C&C, for the cinnamon & cloves of course :). The Mandarin Shrub 1 1/2 cup of fresh squeezed mandarin juice (about 7 mandarins) 1/2 cup of sugar 3/4 cup white wine or champagne vinegar …

Watermelon Mint Shrub & The Watermelodic Cocktail

Seasonal Sunday Hi Zesties! Today we have our dear Kristi back to show off some shrub creations that are sure to get you in the summer mood. What doesn’t scream summer louder than watermelon????  The Adventure in Shrubery continues…time to share our recipe for the watermelon mint shrub & a fresh fluffy cocktail known as The Watermelodic. This recipe is a twist on a Watermelon …

A Kiwi Shrub & Two Delicious Cocktail Recipes!

Seasonal Sunday Hi Zesties! Kristi here with another Adventure in Shrubery! If you did not see the original post about the history and background of shrubs check it out here! This time I decided to make a kiwi shrub and 2 delicious drinks from the bounty. This recipe is a feature from Michael Dietsch’s book Shrubs: An Old Fashioned Drink For Modern …