TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Mimosa Cocktail

Make Cranberry Mimosa cocktails or mocktails. Photo courtesy Ocean Spray.   There’s still time to create a signature drink for Christmas: a Cranberry Mimosa cocktail or mocktail. It combines cranberry juice with sparkling wine (or ginger ale), instead of the orange juice of a traditional Mimosa. Or use cranberry liqueur for a Cranberry Kir Royale,…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin-Pie Tini

Have a Pumpkin-Pie-Tini with your pumpkin pie. This recipe, from Sauza Tequila, is a dessert in of itself for those who want to pass on the pie and drink their dessert instead. RECIPE #1: PUMPKIN PIE-TINI Ingredients Per Drink 1½ parts blue/silver/blanco tequila 3 parts cream ½ part Torani or other pumpkin spice syrup (regular…
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THANKSGIVING COCKTAIL: Cranberry Maple Cooler

While people often default to their favorite cocktails, we enjoy the occasion to serve a specialty cocktail. Here’s a Thanksgiving cocktail developed by Lee Anne Wong, one of our favorite cheftestants from the first season of “Top Chef,” for Maker’s Mark Bourbon. RECIPE: CRANBERRY MAPLE COOLER Ingredients For 1 Drink 1-1/2 parts bourbon 1 tablespoon…
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RECIPE: Halloween Or Thanksgiving Cocktail

The Bar at Clement in The Peninsula New York has whipped up this beautiful cocktail for Halloween or Thanksgiving. It’s called the “Drunken Pumpkin Pie”; but since there’s no pumpkin in the recipe, you may wish to give it another name. The flavor is creamy coffee with cinnamon accents—still spot on for the season. (Mixologists…
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THANKSGIVING DRINK: Ginger Martini

There’s one day left to buy the fixings for a special Thanksgiving Cocktail. Make a Ginger Martini with Ginger Soother (from The Ginger People, available at Whole Foods Markets) or use ginger syrup (recipe provided). Or go for a Crantini (a cranberry martini). For a non-alcoholic drink, serve ginger beer. It’s much more robust and…
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