TIP OF THE DAY: Make Any Drink Irish

An Egg Cream with a shot of Bailey’s Irish Cream (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). An Egg Cream with a shot of Bailey’s (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   For St. Patrick’s Day, many celebrants seek to “drink green,” in the form of green-colored cocktails or green-colored beer. Most green beer:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Glitter Ice Cubes

Generate oohs and ahhs with glitter ice cubes (photo courtesy A Subtle Revelry).   Topping ice cubes with edible glitter: We love this idea from A Subtle Revelry. It’s spot-on for New Year’s Eve or any holiday of the year, plus celebrations like birthdays and festivities like the Super Bowl. For sparkling wine, ginger ale,…
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TIP FOR MEMORIAL DAY (OR JULY 4th) WEEKEND: Red, White & Blue Recipes

Red, white and blue colors are not just for July 4th. Memorial Day is an equally patriotic holiday. Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War (1861 to 1865), which saw the largest loss…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Drinks Menu

What’s on the cocktail menu for the holidays? Egg nog and sparkling wine are perennial favorites. But offer guests holiday drink menu. Here are some of the beverages we serve, all with a holiday theme. HOLIDAY BEVERAGES Wine Instead of white wine, make a Cranberry Kir: white wine with a splash of cranberry liqueur. It’s…
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HOLIDAY: National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day

November 19th is National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day. There aren’t any national brands of coffee soda, but if you head to your supermarket, you may be able to find some regional brands. There are seven foods that contain natural caffeine, all of which are made into beverages. Can you name them? The first one…
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