HALLOWEEN: Cocktail Drinks For A Spooktacular Party

You don’t have to throw a monster mash for Halloween. Inviting friends for Halloween-themed cocktails—costumes optional—will do just fine. Here are our choices for a creaky cocktail party menu: Bloody Cocktails Blood Orange Cocktails Bloody Vampire Cocktail Bloody Eyeball Martini & Bleeding Brain Martini   Pick Your Favorite “Spirit” Cocktails Halloween Brandy Cocktails Halloween Gin…
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RECIPE: Tea Martini

Infuse tea to make a “marTEAni.” Photo courtesy Hershey Resorts.   Combine your passions for martinis and tea with a tea martini. Green tea, Earl Grey and chai are three of the more popular teas to infuse. You can substitute another tea variety in this recipe for an Earl Grey MarTEAni, from Tavalon Tea. The…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY FOOD: Kiwi Cocktail

For a special drink on St. Patrick’s Day, use a green slice of kiwi as a garnish. You can also muddle a kiwi and then add the spirits. Here’s a suggestion from Corzo Tequila: Ingredients Per Cocktail 1-1/2 parts silver tequila 1 kiwi, peeled, plus second kiwi for garnish 1 teaspoon simple syrup Ice Preparation…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: True Grit & Bourbon

While Rooster Cogburn never missed a drink, we’re not certain that he’d cotton to mixing his whiskey with cinnamon schnapps and gold flakes. That’s more than a bit too fancy for the whiskey available in either rural Arkansas or the Indian territory that became Oklahoma. And nobody in Charles Portis’ novel, True Grit—or any of…
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Cooking Video: Low Calorie Cocktails

  You can still enjoy a few drinks on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, without breaking the calorie bank. Registered Dietician Elizabeth Somer provides tips that help you to “drink this, not that,” to borrow a phrase from the popular book by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding. In fact, the book series that includes Drink…
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