Fabrizia Limoncello: A Gold Standard American Lemon Liqueur

[1] Fabrizia limoncello (photos #1 and #3 © Moody Mixologist). [2] Sicilian lemons (photo © Sicily On Web). [3] How about a Pink Limoncello Reviver? Here’s the recipe. [4] Limoncello Prosecco Sparkler. Here’s the recipe (photos #4 and #5 © Inside The Rustic Kitchen). [5] Italian-Cuban fusion: a Limoncello Mojito Here’s the recipe. [6] House-made…
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French Cocktail Recipes To Celebrate Bastille Day

It’s July 14th, the day to toast to Bastille Day (“le quatorze juillet” in French). The holiday is officially called the Fête Nationale (“National Celebration”). Here’s the history of Bastille Day, which commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14, 1789. It was a rallying point in the French Revolution. How…
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Rye Day The 13th: A Rye Whiskey Holiday To Celebrate Every Month

It’s Rye Day the 13th is a food holiday started by the Maryland-based Sagamore Spirit Distillery in 2016. It was begun as a promotional opportunity for restaurants and bars. The organizers suggest “a coast-to-coast toast” with Rye. It reminds us of National Gnocchi Day, which occurs on the 29th of every month, in Argentina. All…
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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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