Blood Orange Mimosa Recipe ~ A Smoking Cocktail

We love Mimosas: champagne and orange juice. We love blood oranges. So when this recipe arrived for a Bloody Mimosa [photo #1], we thought: This is it for Halloween. Not only does the “bloody” orange juice make a much better-looking Mimosa; a few chips of dry ice give the drink a spooky smoking effect. The…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Peppermint Kiss Cocktail

February 11th was National Peppermint Pattie Day and we forgot to publish this delicious cocktail recipe from Partida Tequila. But it tastes just as good as a Valentine treat (or a Christmas treat or a “because it’s Thursday” treat). CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT COOKIE COCKTAIL Ingredients Per Cocktail 3/4 ounce blanco/silver tequila 1 ounce peppermint schnapps 3/4…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Customize A Holiday Cocktail

Guests can have their favorite alcohol mixed into this holiday cocktail. Photo courtesy Toy Restaurant | NYC.   A number of people we know like to have a signature cocktail at their parties. But what if your guest doesn’t want tequila, vodka or whatever you’ve chosen as the base? Here’s a way to have a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Club Soda Drink

Are you acting as designated driver, not drinking alcohol or looking for a tasty non-caloric mocktail or a sweetener-free soft drink? An enhanced glass of club soda is a delicious drink, inexpensive to make and virtually calorie-free. For a refreshing drink, flavor a glass of club soda with one or more herbs or fruits. Lemon…
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JULY 4th FOOD: Red, White & Blue Cocktails

  Want a celebratory drink for July 4th? How about a red, white and blue layered shooter? A drink with several layers of different colored liqueurs is called a pousse café (pronounced POOSE-caff-fay). A classic pousse café is a liqueur-based drink served with after-dinner coffee. In French, the name translates to “pushes coffee,” or coffee…
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