TIP OF THE DAY: Valentine’s Day Cocktails

If you don’t have romantic plans for Valentine’s Day, how about inviting friends for cocktails? You can set up a bar buffet with pitchers of three or four red or rosy cocktails: Bloody Mary Cranberry Mimosa Cosmopolitan Crantini   Other options: Mulled wine, perfect for February. Kir, white wine poured atop crème de cassis (blackcurrant…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Flavored Shots Party

TOP PHOTO: Pinnacle Vodka has 40 flavors, including holiday flavors like Peppermint Bark and Pumpkin Pie. BOTTOM PHOTO: One-ounce, colored shot glasses are the way to go. Photo courtesy Party Essentials.   Looking to do something different for a holiday get-together with friends? While there’s always a holiday drinks menu, here’s an idea that requires…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Retro Cocktail Party

Cranberry Mojitos, Dirty Martinis, Frozen Mango Margaritas…none of these cocktails existed when your parents (for Baby Boomers and Gen X) or grandparents (for everyone else) had their first cocktails. None would be featured on “Mad Men.” How many people do you know who have even had a Daiquiri, Old Fashioned or Tom Collins? A retro…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Cocktail Party

You won’t need a fork to enjoy this pumpkin pie—it’s a cocktail. Developed by Haru Sushi as an October special, it shows that “Halloween spirits” can be delicious. If you can’t get to your nearest Haru Sushi, make the recipe at home. PUMPKIN PIE COCKTAIL RECIPE Ingredients Per Cocktail 3 tablespoons Absolut Pear Vodka 2…
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