• Pear and Pecan Pie with Salted Caramel Sauce

    October 30, 2022marissajmakes

    I love pie. I love making it, I love eating it, and I love sharing it. This pie is a celebration of fall harvest and flavors. The filling is comprised of a pecan layer, and a simple spiced pear filling that is both refreshing and comforting. And the best part?…

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  • Empress Ginger Fig Cocktail

    September 7, 2022marissajmakes

    Autumn is in the air, and which makes the Empress Ginger Fig the perfect sipper as we transition into the cooler seasons! Made with a fresh fig simple syrup and topped with ginger beer, this cocktail is perfect for celebrating the shifting seasons. The gorgeous pink color is all thanks…

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  • Empress Berry Patch Lemonade

    August 4, 2022marissajmakes

    What’s better than sipping on freshly made berry lemonade? Sipping on the Empress Berry Patch Lemonade, of course! This delightfully summery cocktail combines classic flavors of raspberry lemonade with the beautifully floral and complex flavors of Empress 1908 Gin to give you a summery sipper that’s perfect for enjoying during…

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  • Herb Laminated Pasta with Simple Tomato Sauce

    July 30, 2022marissajmakes

    The summer months can make the kitchen feel a bit daunting, when you’re battling high temperatures from every angle. Pasta is one of my favorite things to make when I want to make something delicious, satisfying, and impressive, with relatively minimal work (and no oven!!). This recipe takes advantage of…

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  • Empress Peach Pie Frozen Cocktail

    July 13, 2022marissajmakes

    Even though I’m not the biggest drinker, I’m a huge fan of frozen cocktails in the summertime. There’s nothing better than a boozy smoothie filled with refreshing, seasonal flavors! This frozen cocktail takes all the classic flavors of peach pie and pairs them with Empress 1908 gin to make a…

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