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Our Valentine’s Day Cocktail: Blushing Beauty

Here’s a Valentine’s cocktail that’s not too sweet and has just enough bubbles to lighten our mood. Ingredients 4oz white tequila 1/2 cup pink grapefruit juice 1/2 cup Squirt grapefruit soda 1/2 a lime Sugar for the rim or we used Dell Cove Metallic Gold Sugar Instructions Rim two chilled cocktail glasses with sugar. Fill glasses with ice. Add 2 […]

Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini

We love this festive, zesty cocktail from the Food Network. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy! Ingredients 1 cup chilled bourbon 1/4 cup chilled dark beer like Negro Modelo 1/4 cup chilled pure maple syrup Ice cubes 1 whole nutmeg 4 small dried red chiles, such as japones, rinsed and patted dry Directions Combine the bourbon, beer and […]

‘Tis the Season: 25+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Also: Check Out 35+ Fabulous Gifts…That Give Back  Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to get you feeling festive! 1. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 2. Figtini 3. Herbal-Infused Champagne 4. Champagne Pomegranate Punch 5. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 6. Cranberry Mojito 7. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Expresso Martini   10. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 11. Sidecar […]

A Drunken Pear

Now I’m not one to typically pick up a pear and chomp, but when they are sliced in salads or better yet in a cocktail, I’m more than willing to participate in their consumption.  Pears have no cholesterol, sodium or saturated fat.  In addition, they are high in fiber, Vitamin C and potassium.   So […]

A Muddled “New” Old-Fashioned

 Here’s an upgrade to the old-fashioned classic cocktail, with thanks to Bill Heck’s recipe (Bon Appetit). I substituted granulated sugar for the cubes… turned out equally as tasty. SIZE: makes 1 INGREDIENTS:  2 sugar cubes (or 1 1/2-2 teaspoons granulated sugar) 4 dashes of Angostura bitters 1 lemon wheel 1 lime wheel 1 orange wheel 1 […]

Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan. 3. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 4. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 5. Cranberry Mojito 6. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 7. Figtini 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 10, Sidecar Martini with a Limoncello Twist 11. Apple Cider Sangria 12. Spiced Cabernet 13. Cranberry Margaritas […]

Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan

I always associated Manhattans as being a drink for old people. But this isn’t your grandma’s Manhattan. (Though I guess I am getting older.) What makes this Manhattan special? Using dry and sweet vermouth keeps this cocktail from turning too sweet. Ingredients 2 ounces good bourbon (like Woodford Reserve or Maker’s Mark) 1/2 ounce dry vermouth 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth […]

The Best Drinks for Fall

Drink in the season!

12 Recipes to Make With your Apples

Apple picking season is in full swing. I don’t know about you but I never know what to do with all the apples. You can only make so many apple pies. Here is a list of fun recipes to help you use up all those apples. Candy Apple Pie Best pie we’ve ever had…go Emily! You […]

Rosemary Grapefruit Bellini

Ingredients Rosemary Simple Syrup: 1/2 cup sugar 1 small spray fresh rosemary and 4 sprigs for garnish For the Bellini: 3 oz gin 3 oz ruby red grapefruit juice Champagne or Prosecco First make the simple syrup: Add the sugar, 1/2 cup water and the rosemary to a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat […]