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Raspberry Razzle Dazzle

Here’s a sexy cocktail and a sure-fire win with your honey or with your closet gal pals.  Champagne, vodka and raspberries.  Yummy. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS: 6 tbsp raspberry vodka 1 bottle chilled Brut Champagne or sparkling wine 6 fresh or frozen raspberries DIRECTIONS: Pour 1 tablespoon of vodka into each Champagne flute.  Swirl glasses to coat with […]

Mulled Wine with Oranges, Cranberries, Cloves, & Cardamom

Also Read: Try One of These Fun Cocktails this Holiday Season Ingredients 1 bottle of red wine 1 cinnamon stick 3 cardamom pods 2 star anise 2 slices ginger 2 oranges 2 lemons 1 cup cranberries 1 cup sugar 2 cups apple cider or orange juice honey optional *For a stronger version, you could add a cup […]

2 Ingredient Cocktail: The Ginger Shandy

This two-ingredient beer cocktail is easy to make and refreshing…and cuts down on your alcohol intake. Ingredients 1/2 cup of Lager 1/2 cup ginger ale Directions In a pint glass, simply combine the lager and ginger ale. Garnish with a lime. 20+ Festive Cocktails Moroccan-Inspired Lamb Stew 25+ Fun Family Games to Play This Season

Pace Yourself with a White Wine Spritzer

A white wine spritzer is one of the simplest cocktails you can make. Plus it helps you pace yourself and reduces your chances of…over-imbibing! Ingredients 3 ounces chilled white wine 1​ ounce ​cold club soda or perrier Garnish with a lime wedge 25+ Fun Family Games to Play This Season

Pear & Berry Thyme Fizz

Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 cups apple juice 1 pear, very thinly sliced 12 sprigs fresh thyme 1/4 cup Grand Marnier 1 bottle sparkling wine –Champagne or Prosecco about 30 raspberries Instructions: Combine apple juice, pears, thyme and liqueur in a pitcher. Stir together, then refrigerate for about 2 hours to allow the fruit and thyme to infuse […]

The Best Bloody Mary Recipe

Whether it’s Saturday or Sunday morning and you were out late the night before thinking you could re-live your 20?s, think again.   Most likely you will need to straighten yourself out and get a grip that you are indeed not 25.  This recipe along with a few aspirins, may help you get there.  OR whip […]

Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan

I always associated Manhattans as being a drink for old people–like my grandmother. But this isn’t your grandma’s Manhattan. 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 2 dashes Angostura bitters […]

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. Warm Brie & Apples on Toasty Bread One of […]

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 […]

A Wet Martini

Serving a martini in a true vintage martini glass (which are typically smaller) allows the sipper to enjoy the cocktail in it’s entirety prior to completely losing it’s chill.  If filling a martini in today’s glass, you may have to double the recipe. SIZE: 1 serving INGREDIENTS: 2 ozs dry gin 1/4 oz dry vermouth Ice […]