SUMMER MOCKTAIL RECIPE: Sparkling Iced Tea (Cold Brew)

[1] Just add tea leaves to sparkling water. It couldn’t be easier (photo © In Pursuit Of Tea). [2] A wonderful book for a tea lover. Find it on Amazon.   Our last recipe was for summer cocktails, but if you prefer a mocktail, try this sparkling tea recipe. The cold-brew tea recipe came to…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: Pomegranate Holiday Sparkler

Get your red and green on for the holidays (photo courtesy Pom Wonderful).   From Pom Wonderful, the company that popularized pomegranate in the U.S., here’s an easy holiday cocktail (prep time is just 3 minutes) with a red and green garnish. For a mocktail, substitute ginger ale for the vermouth.     RECIPE: POM…
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RECIPE: Red, White & Blue Sangria

Yankee Doodle Brandy: Combine white wine and Grand Marnier orange brandy for July 4th (photo courtesy Elegant Affairs).   This fun and arty sangria recipe is from caterer Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs (www.elegantaffairscaterers.com): RECIPE: JULY 4TH SANGRIA Ingredients For 1 Large Pitcher 2 bottles dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc 1 cup triple…
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RECIPE: Apple Sangria

Ready for a glass? You can use red and green apple slices, in addition to the strawberries, for extra color. Photo courtesy U.S. Apple Association.   It’s so hot here today (87°F) that we can’t get into fall recipes. But this Apple Sangria recipe is a compromise, turning the most popular fall flavor into a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fall Mocktail

Two days ago we presented an extensive drink menu for a Halloween cocktail party. But what do you serve the non-drinkers and the kids? Fall mocktails, of course. You can find many of them online. For starters, here’s a recipe full of fall flavor: apple, cinnamon and ginger, courtesy of Reed’s Ginger Brew, which has…
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