TIP OF THE DAY: Coconut Water Ice Cubes

Coconut water with coconut water ice cubes and a lychee garnish. Photo © Deasy Setiawati Widjaja | DRM.   If you enjoy coconut water—or the flavor of coconut in general—you can add a subtle touch of it to your favorite beverages via coconut water ice cubes. Use them in juice, iced tea, ginger ale and…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Irish Cereal Milk

Cereal milk with a shot of Irish whiskey. Photo courtesy Lexington Brass | NYC.   You might not drink this Irish Cereal Milk cocktail for breakfast; or then, you might. But it sure is a fun snack for after work, or even dessert on St. Patrick’s Day. The recipe comes from Lexington Brass restaurant in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mardi Gras Colored Cocktails

Mardi Gras is Tuesday, March 4th. You may not want to celebrate Mardi Gras in the traditional way, with Cajun and Creole cuisine, a King Cake and long strands of party beads. But you can serve classic New Orleans cocktails like the Hurricane, which has its own special hurricane lamp-shaped glass; or the Sazerac, the…
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ACADEMY AWARDS: A Cocktail For Your Oscar Food

Starfruit = star cocktail = Academy Awards fare. Photo courtesy Moet et Chandon. A week from today, you’ll probably be watching the Academy Awards. What will you be drinking? While you’re watching the stars, nibble on a few with The Starlet cocktail. It uses star fruit to give star quality to any drink. The recipe…
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RECIPE: Harvey Wallbanger

The Harvey Wallbanger. Photo by Jay Keaton | Wikimedia. November 8th is National Harvey Wallbanger Day, a cocktail made with the Italian herbal liqueur Galliano (more formally, Liquore Galliano L’Autentico) plus vodka and orange juice (a Screwdriver with Galliano). Galliano was created in 1896 and named after an Italian war hero, Giuseppe Galliano. But what…
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