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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THANKSGIVING: Spiced Cider Recipe

If it’s nippy outside over Thanksgiving, greet dinner guests and holiday weekend visitors with a glass of hot spiced cider. Add some rum, and you’ve got an apple rum toddy. A toddy is a warm cocktail made with spirits or sherry, boiling water, sugar and spices. Warm alcoholic beverages such as glögg, mulled wine and…
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RECIPE: Deconstructed Margarita Recipes

[1] One of the three shots in a deconstructed Margarita (photo courtesy Sauza).   For cocktail fun this weekend, try this deconstructed Margarita. Deconstruction means taking something apart. In the case of deconstructed food, creative chefs and mixologists deconstruct a familiar recipe to present the ingredients in a new and exciting way. In this recipe,…
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