RECIPE: Pink Margarita

Think pink for Mother’s Day, with this pink Margarita from Ocean Spray (photo #1). Technically, it’s a Margarita-Cosmopolitan fusion: It combines the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and salt rim of a Margarita with the cranberry juice of a Cosmo. The drink is pink because it uses Ocean Spray’s pink cranberry juice (photo #2). Here’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low-Cost Champagne For Mother’s Day & Every Day

How much to spend on Mother’s Day champagne? Truth to tell, unless your group consists of That being said, the biggest value in champagne in the U.S. is likely the Kirkland brand from Costco. Made for Costco in France’s Champagne region, it costs just $20—half the price of other real champagnes. Kirkland Champagne lacks the…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Fine Teas From Steven Smith Teamaker

[1] A calming herbal blend (all photos courtesy Steven Smith Teamaker). [2] The selections of black, green, herbal and white teas will please everyone. [3] Lord Bergamot, the company’s version of Earl Grey, blended to provide substantial bergamot flavor for which Earl Grey is known.   For a Mother’s Day gift of fine tea, look…
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PRODUCT: Stirrings Sugar-Free Cocktail Mixes

Sweet cocktails are delicious, beguiling, and…packed full of sugar. Stirrings, a pioneering producer of quality cocktail mixes, offers a solution with two new five-calorie cocktail mixers: 5 Calorie Cosmopolitan Mixer 5 Calorie Margarita Mixer   Now you can enjoy these two top cocktails with no added sugar, no preservatives and no guilt. Instead of sugar…
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PRODUCT: Beefeater Pink Gin For Mother’s Day

[1] Beefeater pink gin produces eye-catching pink cocktails. It gives your favorite cocktails something extra (photo by Greyson Tarantino; all photos courtesy Beefeater). [2] Pink & Soda. [2] Pink French 75. [3] We can get around this cause!   Beefeater Pink Gin is a vibrant new strawberry gin from Beefeater London. Created by master distiller…
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