RECIPE: Margarita Cupcakes For National Margarita Day

[1] Margarita cupcakes (photo and recipe © Santo Spirits). [2] Yes, you can drink a Margarita with the cupcakes (photo © Casa Noble Tequila). [3] Santo Fino Blanco Tequila (photo © Luekens Liquors).   National Margarita Day is February 22nd*. If you need a recipe, here are 27 Margarita recipes, from classic to nouvelle. Let’s…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer ~ Non Alcoholic, Wine-Infused Sparkling Water

[1] H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer comes in 4-packs and 12-packs. Above, the Rosé variety (all photos © H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer). [2] Sparkling water with the essence of Pinot Noir. [3] Sparkling water with the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. [4] Sparkling water with the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. [5] Pinot Noir grapes used to make…
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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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RECIPE: Boozy, Spicy Hot Chocolate 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). And then there are the recipes that transform a cup of hot chocolate into something very different and special. This recipe adds a touch of the exotic, with tamarind puree.    …
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