Cocktail garnished with chili pepper 'horns'

The Tessmanian Devil

Devilishly clever, this spicy equal parts drink comes to us from Dutch bartender and author Tess Posthumus.

How to Make Lemon Spirals (drink or cocktail garnish)

A bartender's secret for making Lemon Spirals, the best cocktail (or any drink) garnish ever! Simple to do at home just like professional bartender's do!

~BLACKBERRY BOURBON LEMONADE~ Ingredients: 2 cups fresh blackberries, 12 fresh mint leaves, 4 large slices of lemon peel, ¼ cup fresh lemon juice, ¼ cup brown sugar simple syrup (¼ cup brown sugar dissolved in ¼ cup water), 4-6 oz bourbon whiskey (Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, or Knob Creek), 4 thin slices of lemon, fresh blackberries and fresh mint leaves for garnish.

Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade

A refreshing blackberry bourbon lemonade recipe with a kick! Bourbon whiskey is paired with ripe blackberries, lemons and muddled mint perfect for summer!

In a Twinkling: Garnishes

In a Twinkling: Garnishes

Champagne Garnishes - other options include pomegranate seeds, candied lemon rind, flower shaped sugar cubes. could do a little mini buffet of garnishes for the champagne.

A Collection of Holiday Cocktails: Christmas Tree Cocktail

Fantastic and Sparkling Cocktails to Ring in the New Year

Christmas Tree Cocktail 3 oz pomegranate juice (or cranberry) 2 oz gin 1 oz simple syrup Lime juice (juice from wedges will do) A few fresh mint leaves Pomegranate seeds & lime wheel for garnish

Dehydrating citrus to use as cocktail garnish is so easy, you’ll never have to toss leftover lemons or limes again. | Photo courtesy of Perennial, San Francisco.

Make the most of your cocktail citrus at home with these tips on how to dehydrate citrus for cocktail garnishes from Perennial in San Francisco.