RECIPE: “Dublin Delight” St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail

Skip the green beer, have a green Grey Goose cocktail, the “Dublin Delight.”   Don’t color the beer green at your St. Patrick’s Day party. Let the beer drinkers enjoy fine craft beer in the golden color it should be. Those who want a vodka cocktail can go green with a Dublin Delight from Grey…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Mulled Wine Day

You’ve heard of mulled wine, you say, but you don’t really know what it is? You’re not alone. So we’ll take a moment on National Mulled Wine Day to give you some information to mull over, as well as recipes for mulled wine and its Scandinavian cousin, glögg (pronounced glugg—add Aquivit or vodka along with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Peanut Pairing

Not every type of peanut goes well with beer.   March is National Peanut Month. People (and bars) commonly serve goobers with beer; the idea behind giving them away at bars is that salty peanuts make you thirstier for more beer. But there’s an art to pairing peanuts with libations: German Hefe-Weizen beers, with their…
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RECIPES: Valentine Cocktails

If your idea of a Valentine’s Day celebration is more than Champagne—or if you’d like to warm up to that bottle of Champagne with some kissable cocktails, for your drinking pleasure we present: – The Love Potion Cocktail, made with Absolut Raspberry and cranberry juice – The Right Kiss, gin, ruby Port and maraschino liqueur…
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NEWS: Cassis Lovers Can Rejoice In Recchiuti’s “Chocolate Of The Month”

Enjoy a Cassis Strata bonbon with a Kir Royale. Photo courtesy Recchiuti Chocolates.   Love chocolate? Love pâte de fruit? Love cassis (black currant)? Chocolatier Michael Recchiuti combines them all to create the February 2008 “Flavor of the Month,” Cassis Strata. It’s a layer of cassis gelée atop a layer of silky Madagascar single origin…
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