Negroni Cocktail Recipe, The World’s #2 Cocktail For National Negroni Week

Plan ahead for weekend cocktails: It’s Negroni Week, celebrated the second week of September. The cocktail, made with gin, Campari and sweet vermouth, was invented at the Bar Cassoni (now the Caffè Cavalli) in Florence, Italy, in 1919. Count Negroni asked for a stronger version of the Americano, a cocktail, dating to the 1860s, also…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Low-Calorie Green Spritz (a.k.a. Wine Spritzer)

[1] A lower-calorie green spritzer from My Recipes. My Recipes is part of the Allrecipes Food Group (photo © copyright 2021 Meredith Corporation). [2] Tint it green with a few drops of food color. We like to tint vanilla ice cream green for St. Pat’s (photo © McCormick). [3] Use plain sparkling water or club…
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HALLOWEEN FOOD FUN: Skeleton Barware & Drink Glasses

[1] For Halloween and beyond, barware to meet all needs. Here, a carafe with a bottle of KAH blanco tequila (both photos © Pottery Barn). [2] A double old fashioned glass with a blood-red cocktail, like Satan’s Whiskers.   We’d use these glasses year-round, but they may be a very welcome substitute for fine chocolates.…
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RECIPES: Watermelon Recipes For National Watermelon Month

When you bite into a piece of sweet, juicy watermelon, you’d be surprised to know that in its early days, thousands of years ago, it was bitter and unpleasant. The flesh was not red or yellow, but pale green, with even more seeds than the seediest watermelons of modern time. But they were cultivated for…
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JULY 4TH: The Easiest Recipes For Breakfast & Cocktails

[1] The easiest July 4th waffles (photo © Amoretti). [2] The easiest July 4th charcuterie plate (photo © Di Bruno Bros).   If you didn’t get enough July 4th recipes from our post last week, here are two more. Both couldn’t be easier.     Breakfast Waffles Just drop blueberries and raspberries into the honeycomb…
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