Drink Recipes

  • Greyhound cocktail

    The greyhound is a simple, refreshing cocktail made with grapefruit juice and a little vodka or gin.

  • Simple Syrup

    Simple syrup is a staple ingredient in many cocktail recipes and is essential to keep on hand if you like mixing cocktails at home.

  • Strawberry Raspberry Smoothie

    Strawberry raspberry smoothies are a great way to start the morning.  This healthy breakfast recipe uses strawberries, raspberries, and greek yogurt to create a thick, delicious smoothie packed with great stuff to get you going.

  • Rusty Nail Cocktail

    With just three ingredients: scotch, Drambuie, and ice, the Rusty Nail is a great example of how the simplest cocktails can be the most interesting. What makes this cocktail so intriguing is how the flavors change as everything gets to know each other.

  • Blueberry Lemonade

    This Blueberry Lemonade recipe makes a lemonade that is sweet and tart with refreshing summer flavors and a beautiful violet color.

  • Grapefruit Jasmine Aperitif

    A Grapefruit Jasmine Aperitif is a light, refreshing cocktail that’s perfect for a summertime aperitif.

     

  • Aperol Negroni

    An Aperol Negroni is a light, refreshing take on a classic negroni that uses Aperol, instead of Campari, to add bright summer flavors and a luscious orange color.

  • Old Fashioned Cuba Libre

    The Old Fashioned Cuba Libre is the result of a tawdry little affair between a classic Cuba Libre and a much younger mid-century Old Fashioned.

  • Strawberry Habanero Margarita

    The strawberry habanero margarita is a sweet-spicy take on a traditional margarita made with strawberries, habaneros, and agave nectar.

  • Blood Orange Aperol Collins

    The Blood Orange Aperol Collins is a light, refreshing take on a classic Tom Collins cocktail that uses Solerno blood orange liqueur and Aperol to create a unique combination of flavors.  This is a great summer cocktail.

  • Cuba Libre

    The Cuba Libre gets its bright tropical flavors from fresh squeezed lime juice that is nicely complimented by the Coca-Cola and some good rum.

  • Rum and Coke

    Rum and Cokes are one of the world's great mixed drinks.  If you like yours with spiced rum try keeping the rum in the freezer, it helps to crystallize the sugar and produces a much more interesting drink than room temperature rum.

     

  • Blood Orange Negroni

    A Blood Orange Negroni is a unique way to feature blood oranges when they are in season.  The bitter sweetness of the fresh squeezed blood orange juice is the perfect accruement to the bitter floral notes in a Negroni. 

  • Negroni

    The Negroni is a classic Italian cocktail made with equal portions of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth.

  • The Boulevardier Cocktail

    The Boulevardier Cocktail is one of those classic cocktails that everyone should drink on a regular basis. Essentially, it's this wonderful combination of rye whisky, Campari, and sweet vermouth or what you'd get if a Negroni and a Manhattan had a baby cocktail.

  • A Perfect Manhattan

    The Perfect Manhattan gets its name from the equal amounts of sweet and dry vermouth in it.  Although it's no surprise that a drink named after Manhattan would have a variation that calls itself perfect.  

  • Blood and Sand Cocktail

    The Blood and Sand Cocktail is a classic scotch cocktail named after the Rudolph Valentino movie about a bullfighter from the 1920s. 

  • Vodka Sour

    A good vodka sour is a simple drink that is easy to make, but hard to get right.  This vodka sour recipe uses Fresh Homemade Sour Mix and a little egg white for a smooth frothy drink with a robust sour flavor.

People & Places

Stories

Community garden at butter
Daniel Swenson-Klatt | December 20, 2016

At Butter, we try to be a daily advertisement for efforts to build community and restore our earth through the connections we make with each other, our food, and the world around us. Now, more than ever, this seems like a counter-cultural message.

Recipes

Better than sex cake
Mark Hinds | February 2, 2017

Better than Sex Cake is a sinful dessert with questionable intentions that gets to know you with a little devil's food cake, pours on the caramel, and finishes everything off with a little whip cream.