FOOD FUN: Ocean Water

We love this idea from Spoonful Of Comfort: a soft drink turned into “ocean water.” It’s not just for kids! Even adults like the Swedish Fish garnish; and they’ll especially appreciate it with a hit of vodka or other clear spirit. RECIPE: OCEAN WATER Ingredients 7 Up or Sprite Optional spirit: gin, tequila or vodka…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Pot O’ Goldtini

If you can’t find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, you can drink a shot of gold from a bottle of Goldschläger. Goldschläger, created in Switzerland, is cinnamon schnapps with gold flakes of gold flakes floating throughout the bottle. While there are many Goldschläger cocktails, we think the nicest way to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Apple Cider Bar

Hot raspberry cider. Photo courtesy Driscoll’s Berries. Here’s the recipe.   A few months ago we created a feature on party food bars: Breakfast & Brunch Bar Drinks & Snacks Food Bar Desserts Food Bar Lunch & Dinner Food Bar   Our drinks bars included the different ways to serve Bloody Marys, lemonade and iced…
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RECIPE: Kentucky Mule Cocktail

We saw this Kentucky Mule at Del Frisco’s Steakhouse and thought: what a nice harvest color for Thanksgiving cocktail. Then we went back to research the drink. A Moscow Mule is a more familiar drink: vodka, ginger beer and lime, often served in a copper mug. The Kentucky Mule substitutes bourbon for the vodka and…
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HALLOWEEN: Vampire Drink

Whether your guests want a glass of white wine, sparkling wine or other clear drink, add a bloody effect with crème de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur) or any red fruit liqueur. For the mocktail set, use raspberry syrup instead of cassis and add it to club soda, ginger ale or lemon-lime soda. If you can’t find…
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