Author Archives: Tonya Haze

Quarantinis With Tonya: Bantha Milk

Quarantinis With Tonya: Bantha Milk

Today is May the 4th! Star Wars day! So we absolutely have to have a Star Wars inspired cocktail tonight. The drink is inspired by the blue milk that Luke drinks in the first Star Wars movie, when he lives with his Aunt Beru on Tatooine, and that’s what she serves him. It’s also a slightly…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Mint Julep

Quarantinis With Tonya: Mint Julep

Today would have been the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby, but due to the coronavirus, it has been postponed until September 5th, 2020. The only other time that it’s been postponed in it’s history was at the end of World War II. Normally, this is the weekend I would put on a wild hat,…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Toolbox Cocktail

Quarantinis With Tonya: Toolbox Cocktail

Right now, WGLX wants to Rock Your Toolbox. Yes, we’re giving away some awesome tools! Click here to get the rules and details on how you can win. So I thought I would do something fun and make the Toolbox Cocktail. It uses several liquors that are considered standard to a bartender’s toolbox. Hmmm, I…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Dutch Mule

Quarantinis With Tonya: Dutch Mule

I love that I get to have drinks with you all while we’re all spending time staying safer at home, even if it’s only via the internet. I also love when I get messages from my listeners, so I was pretty excited when I got an email the other day from Tammie, who has been…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Green Lantern

Quarantinis With Tonya: Green Lantern

It’s National Super Hero Day! So obviously, I had to make a super hero themed cocktail. And boy, are there ever A LOT of super hero themed cocktails! Now let me state right away that Green Lantern is not my favorite super hero. Also, if Green Lantern is your favorite super hero, cool. If you…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Villa Park

Quarantinis With Tonya: Villa Park

It’s amazing what you can find on the internet these days. Today has been a beautiful, sunny day, so I wanted a sunny drink. I decided to put a few ingredients in my search bar, and see if it would help me find a drink recipe. And boy, Google did not disappoint! I have orange…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Dragonfly

Quarantinis With Tonya: Dragonfly

I’ve always been fascinated by dragonflies. Growing up around water, I would see them flitting around – colorful, graceful, mysterious. That’s why I had to try a drink called Dragonfly. Sometimes, you just want simple. Sometimes you want complex. This drink is both. It’s simple to make – just three ingredients. But it’s also complex…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Dirty Shirley

Quarantinis With Tonya: Dirty Shirley

When I was a kid, I used to spend lots of time with my grandparents on my dad’s side. One of the reasons that I looked forward to these visits was that my grandparents always had a cocktail hour. And they always let whatever grandkids were visiting participate in cocktail hour – by making mocktails…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Chai Martini

Quarantinis With Tonya: Chai Martini

My book club meeting is tonight (yes, Tonya can read!). Obviously, due to social distancing, we are meeting via zoom. Also due to social distancing, I actually had time to read the book! Whoa! We’re currently reading a book called The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey. It’s a mystery set in India in…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Strawberry Daquiri

Quarantinis With Tonya: Strawberry Daquiri

Ok, I know what you’re thinking… Strawberry Daquiris are basically a glass of liquid jam. That can be true, if you use the pre-mixed stuff. I prefer to make mine from scratch – less sweet, and with more of a kick. And since today was almost summery, I decided that I needed a summery drink!…Read more »