TIP OF THE DAY: Amaro, An Herb-Infused Liqueur For Digestion & Cocktails

[1] A shot of Ramazzotti Amaro, a digestif to be enjoyed after a big meal to help with digestion (photo © Wine Dharma). [2] Drink amaro straight or in cocktails (photo © Ramazzotti | Pernod Ricard). [3] Amaro makes a sophisticated cocktail. Here are 10 amaro cocktail ideas (photo © Punch Drink). [4] Like many…
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Boozy, Spicy Hot Chocolate & More Hot Chocolate Recipes For National Hot Chocolate Day

There are easy ways to celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day, January 31st—although, hopefully, your celebration extends beyond a packet of instant mix). Then, there are recipes that transform a cup of hot chocolate into something very different and special, like our first recipe below. Both recipes are tequila hot chocolate. The first adds a touch…
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RECIPE: Spiced Chocolate Eggnog

New Year’s Eve means Champagne in our house, but it also means eggnog (or if you prefer, egg nog). We’ve made quite a few different recipes over the years. Some are linked below, including a low-calorie option. This year, we’re looking forward to this spiced chocolate eggnog recipe from American Heritage Chocolate. The recipe uses…
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HOLIDAY COCKTAIL: White Christmas Cocktail (New Year’s Eve, Too)

[1] The White Christmas Cocktail has a complex layering of flavors, including coffee and vanilla (photos #1 and #2 © Kilkea Castle). [2] The cocktail is available through the holiday season, at Kilkea Castle’s restaurants and lounges. [3] If you purchase a bottle of Tia Maria for this cocktail, you can use it as often…
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