Category - Mama Needs a Drink (Recipes)

Candy’s Strawberry Shortcake Martini

Originally posted on August 20, 2010 If you heard a disturbingly loud moan coming from the Western part of the nation this afternoon, it was probably me after sampling this week’s drink.  Yes, perhaps I become too intimately involved with...

Sum-Sum-Summertime Watermelon Martini Recipe

It’s officially summer this week, people!  My favorite season, especially now that I live in a low-humidity city (meaning: my hair doesn’t expand exponentially).  And summer means time for our kids to snack on watermelon…...

Candy’s Party Sangria

The kids are in bed. The evenings are warm. Kick off the summer nights with Candy's "special" (read: strong) sangria recipe.

Candy’s TGIW Raspberry Mojito

TGIW:  Stands for Thank God It’s the Weekend.  Because, clearly, I’ve missed the TGIF deadline, thanks to a one-year-old who was being ridiculously cute yesterday, thereby forcing me to play hooky and spend the entire day with her...

Candy’s TGIF Pear Saketini

In celebration of summer lurking right around the corner, I selected a light and fruity (much like Glee) drink this week.  A longtime sake lush enthusiast, I concocted this particular recipe myself, so drink at your own risk. THE PEAR SAKETINI...

Candy’s TGIF Stork Club Cocktail

Today’s drink is in honor of Cartoon Stork, who graced The Laughing Stork’s header until his demise during the redesign last week, when he was cruelly axed from the site for being deemed “too cheesy.” (Don’t feel...

Candy’s TGIF Cosmopolitan

I’m going to see “Sex and the City” with the girls tonight and, based on the reviews, I’m going to need A LOT of these beforehand.  Yikes.  Oh, how I hate that they’ve tarnished the legacy of one of my favorite TV...