Category Archives: Cocktails and Mocktails

Citrusy White Wine Sangria, Great Year Round

Citrusy White Wine Sangria, Great Year Round   This light, refreshing and delicious white wine sangria is the perfect adult beverage on a warm sunny day. OK, it’s good on rainy days as well. In addition to the citrus fruits … Continue reading

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Kel’s Café on Hiatus (plus eating and drinking our way through Europe)

Hello Dear Readers, I just wanted to let you know that Kel’s Café will be on hiatus until early 2020. I recently had shoulder surgery and need to take off a couple of months to fully heal before getting back … Continue reading

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Kel’s Honey Bourbon and Apple Cider Punch, Party On!

Love apple cider? Love bourbon? If so, you must try this adult beverage at your next gathering. I like to make pitchers of drinks for my guests whenever we celebrate any occasion — usually mimosas, bloody Marys and/or sangria. It’s … Continue reading

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Kel’s Minty Irish Iced Coffee, Perfect for Saint Paddy’s Day!

You all already know I’m a huge Guinness fan. I also love coffee and, when I do drink whiskey, I’ll always defer to Jameson’s, thank you very much. So here’s a great libation, a little bit off the traditional St. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Kel’s Café wishes everyone a healthy and happy new year, filled with family, friends, laughter and love, and of course great food and drink. I’m looking forward to posting new recipes and reviews in 2018, and truly appreciate all of … Continue reading

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Frozen or Traditional Negronis? Why Not Both!

 Gin-based cocktails are rarely on my radar, probably because the first time I ever got sick from drinking liquor was when I sneaked some of my grandparents’ Gilbey’s gin when I was a senior in high school. While Mamma and … Continue reading

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Craft Beer and Girl Scout Cookies, Part 2

As I mentioned in a recent post, Brixx Wood Fired Pizza at Parkside Town Commons and Bradford Shops in Cary offered a unique Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Tasting on Feb. 22, 2017. Guests received three drink samples specifically selected … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Cookies Paired with Beer? A Tasting Event You Must Attend

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza at Parkside Town Commons and Bradford Shops in Cary, N.C., will be offering a unique Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Tasting Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Beer & Girl Scout Cookie tasting menu will be available from 5 … Continue reading

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Kel’s Café Citrusy Champagne Mojitos

  It’s a mimosa. No, wait – it’s a mojito. Actually, it’s the best of both worlds! Champagne is my favorite alcoholic beverage and mojitos are one of my favorite cocktails, so when I saw this recipe for Champagne Mojitos … Continue reading

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Delish’s Caramel Apple Gelatin Shots

My niece, Angela, recently sent me this recipe from delish.com for caramel apple gelatin shots and I’m so glad she did. And so were the guests at the gathering where I served them! These tasty treats are like caramel apples … Continue reading

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