Category Archives: Tonya Haze

Watch: Fake New “Nirvana” Song

Watch: Fake New “Nirvana” Song

What if you used an Artificial Intelligence bot to analyze Nirvana’s music, and create an entirely new “Nirvana” song? Well, that’s just what YouTuber Funk Turkey did. He put Nirvana’s lyrics into a bot, and created a song called “Smother”. Then he performed and mixed the music for it. Check it out:     Funk…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Old Fashioned

Quarantinis With Tonya: Old Fashioned

Ok, so I debated with myself about whether or not to make this particular Quarantini. I mean, this is Wisconsin… so I’m sure you already have a version of an old fashioned that you love! Also, I don’t want you to judge me to harshly for how I make mine (hint: I don’t use brandy).…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Lemon Drop

Quarantinis With Tonya: Lemon Drop

This is another one of my go-to recipes when I have cocktail parties (or, like now, when I drink alone!). Now, if you’ve ever to been a bar where they served lemon drop shots, you’ve probably had an over-sweetened beverage that tasted kind of like a lemon. This drink is more lemon-y and less like…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Mary Pickford

Quarantinis With Tonya: Mary Pickford

When I decided to write about my go-to drinks for a cocktail party, I knew I had to include the Mary Pickford. It’s always nice to have a tropical drink to serve to your guests, but unfortunately, most of the time, that involves blenders, tons of ingredients, and lots of prep work – not exactly…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: The Russians

Quarantinis With Tonya: The Russians

All this week, I’m sharing my go-to cocktails to make at any cocktail party. Next up: The Russians. If you’ve spent any time with me either in person or on the radio, you know that I LOVE coffee. So there has to be a cocktail with Kahula. Don’t be deceived by their simple ingredients or…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Gin Gimlet

Quarantinis With Tonya: Gin Gimlet

This week, I’m going to give you my Top 5 cocktails that I like to serve when I host a cocktail party. Let’s start with a classic 2-ingredients drink. And of course a little story… When I was in college, I was working at a radio station, and I had a much older boss named…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Orange Cranberry Mimosa

Quarantinis With Tonya: Orange Cranberry Mimosa

Happy Mother’s Day! Now in a normal year, most people would be taking mom out to brunch at her favorite place. This is not a normal year. But just because you’re eating at home, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a gorgeous drink for brunch. Or dinner. Or any time, really. Splash out with this Orange…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Boozy Root Beer Float

Quarantinis With Tonya: Boozy Root Beer Float

Ah, the root beer float. A classic summer treat for all ages. So even though it doesn’t feel like summer today, it still a good day for a dessert cocktail. It can be difficult to find hard root beer, but trust me, it’s worth the effort. And one of the best things about this recipe…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Greyhound

Quarantinis With Tonya: Greyhound

I love the Grayhound cocktail because it is so simple. Just two ingredients! The story of this cocktail is that it started being made around 1930, but since gin was the alcohol of choice in those days, it was made with gin, and just called a grapefruit cocktail. Then in 1945, Harper’s Magazine printed a…Read more »

Quarantinis With Tonya: Cucumber Lime Margarita

Quarantinis With Tonya: Cucumber Lime Margarita

It’s Cinco de Mayo! Normally, I would be celebrating by going out for tacos and margaritas with friends. But today, I’m doing take-out and making margaritas myself! I came across this recipe and realized that it’s perfect for today. Not only do I have all the ingredients to make it, I have a cucumber that…Read more »