Recipes: Cocktails

The Sunshine State of Mind Margarita

The Sunshine State of Mind Margarita

This Sunshine State of Mind Margarita is the perfect skinny margarita rimmed with Sunshine State of Mind Craft BBQ Rub and Cocktail Rimmer. Use code Margarita for $1 off GrillGirl’s Signature rub that tastes like a bottle of Florida Sunshine on your glass.

Grilled Grapefruit Paloma (Tequila and Grapefruit Cocktail)

Grilled Grapefruit Paloma (Tequila and Grapefruit Cocktail)

Who else here loves a good margarita? I mean REALLY loves a good margarita? 🙋‍♀️ If you have been following me on this site you know I have developed a few margarita recipes over the years- the grilled margarita (which is Bomb AF), the Perfect skinny margarita (also...

Boozy Bourbon and Coke Gummies

Boozy Bourbon and Coke Gummies

Y'all I was inspired by one of my friends who did vodka soaked gummies and thought to myself, what about bourbon and coke gummies? If you've never tried this before, think of it this way- the gummies serve as a tasty vehicle for absorbing the alcohol, like a jello...

Smoked Quick Pickles

Smoked Quick Pickles

Who else loves, I mean LOVES pickles? If pickles are your jam, wait til you try them smoked! Kissing your veggies with smoke before turning them into pickles makes for an EPIC, I mean EPIC pickle! I originally developed this recipe for my cookbook, Healthy Electric...

Mighty Mezcal Mint Cocktail Recipe

Mighty Mezcal Mint Cocktail Recipe

The motivation for this Mighty Mezcal Mint Cocktail was inspired by the Kentucky Derby and my feeling that I SHOULD like Mint Juleps, yet simply don’t enjoy the bourbon-based drink. But I DO like Mezcal and I do like mint, so I went from there for this variation on a...

Award Winning Bloody Mary Recipe

Award Winning Bloody Mary Recipe

I just entered my first Bloody Mary contest at a recent SCA steak competition and won 3rd place out of 45 people so I thought this recipe was worth sharing with you!!   Team Grill Girl! My dad and I competed on team GrillGirl along with our friend Jeff Romero,...

Key Lime Smoked Mojito Recipe

Key Lime Smoked Mojito Recipe

Silvia Orantes shows off a deliciously simple mojito recipe that is the perfect complement to a BBQ, or for whenever the mood strikes.

The Best Skinny Margarita

The Best Skinny Margarita

How to make the best skinny margarita with a few choice ingredients – tequila, agave syrup, lime juice, and lime flavored soda water.

Smoked Old Fashioned

Smoked Old Fashioned

Adding smoke is an awesome way to add flavor to a cocktail, not to mention it makes for an awesome presentation for family and friends!

Coconut Mojito

Coconut Mojito

My all-time favorite drink is a mojito - they're so refreshing and you can add different ingredients to give it new life. Sip on this Coconut Mojito by the pool and you'll quickly feel like you're on a Caribbean vacation!

Summer Cocktail: Strawberry & Honeydew Mojito

Summer Cocktail: Strawberry & Honeydew Mojito

Strawberry & Honeydew Mojito is the perfect cocktail for entertaining, you can easily prep a pitcher (or 2) before your guests arrive and leave cooling in the fridge. If I had to choose a favorite summer cocktail it would be the mojito. It's simple to make, it's...

The Wine Lover’s Survival Kit

The Wine Lover’s Survival Kit

I’m going to be drinking a lot of wine for the next 3 days. You see, Scott and I are going to our first “barrel tasting” in Sonoma, which means we will be sipping, and stumbling our way through wine country in search of great wine buys. What is a barrel tasting...

GRILLED WATERMELON + CUCUMBER COSMO

GRILLED WATERMELON + CUCUMBER COSMO

There is nothing like grilling during the summertime and while we're enjoying the high temps and endless cookouts its nice to relax and cool off with a refreshing cocktail. Robyn really put me on to grilled cocktails before meeting her I never had one and now I'm...

Grilled Grapefruit & Ginger Fizz

Grilled Grapefruit & Ginger Fizz

Hey everyone it's Michelle here and I'm so thrilled to share this Grilled Grapefruit & Ginger Fizz recipe with you all! The rainy season is upon us here in South Florida and I keep reminding myself that April showers bring May flowers, until then here is a grilled...

Watermelon Agua Fresca Cocktail

Watermelon Agua Fresca Cocktail

Agua fresca is a Mexican drink that basically consists of water infused with fruit.  It's light, refreshing and amazingly delicious. You can substitute with any type of fruit as long as you are able to puree it in a blender. This is an easy drink to make...

Black Tea Tangerine & Ginger Cocktail

Black Tea Tangerine & Ginger Cocktail

  Earlier this week I headed to one of my favorite restaurants, Buccan in Palm Beach to celebrate award winning Chef Clay Conley's flavor collaboration with  onli™ Beverages. The flavor – Black Tea Tangerine Ginger is exotic with hints of ginger and kiwi, but is...

So You Think You Want to be a Home Brewer?

So You Think You Want to be a Home Brewer?

Blake Daniels is the newest contributor to GrillGrrrl.com. Beer and Grilled food go hand in hand and Blake will be sharing his knowledge on homebrewing and craft beer, read more about him on our contributor page... In addition to being a very fruitful hobby, home...

Grilled Grapefruit and Vodka with Ginger Honey Cocktail

Grilled Grapefruit and Vodka with Ginger Honey Cocktail

I love grilled cocktails. I learned about the idea at Kingsford University a few years back and it has been a major game changer for me. By throwing your beverage ingredients onto the grill you can add serious flavor depth, not to mention it just looks cool when you...

Memorial Day Inspired Red, White and Blue Pina Colada

Memorial Day Inspired Red, White and Blue Pina Colada

Memorial Day unofficially kicks off the summer and grilling season. Celebrate the holiday weekend with a tall refreshing cocktail like this Red, White and Blue Pina Colada. While sweating it out over the grill cool off with this Red, White, and Blue Pina Colada. The...

Grilled Margarita Recipe

Grilled Margarita Recipe

I love grilling and I love cocktails so when I learned all about the concept of grilled cocktails it was a GAME CHANGER for me! You may recall in previous posts that I learned about the "Grilled Cocktails" food trend while attending Kingsford University earlier this...

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