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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TIP OF THE DAY: Party Drink With Berries

A festive party drink: iced tea with fresh berries. Photo © EugeneBochkarev | Dreamstime.   How can you turn a plain iced tea, lemonade, soft drink or cocktail into a thing of beauty? With fresh berries! Think small: The smaller berries, raspberries and strawberries, work best; you also may be able to find small grapes.…
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PRODUCT: Cucumber Soda

Perhaps you‘ve had a glass of cucumber water, one of our favorite infusions. Just toss cucumber slices into a pitcher of water and let it infuse for an hour. Now, meet Mr. Q. Cumber, a sparkling cucumber beverage. Think of it as sweet, sparkling cucumber water. Cucumber is actually a fruit—the botanical relative of a…
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