COCKTAIL RECIPE: Pumpkin Martini

[1] Pumpkin Pie-tini. Photo courtesy SandAndSisal, which uses a different recipe from ours, with whipped cream vodka, pumpkin eggnog and a rim of brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice. [2] Pinnacle is one of the brands of pumpkin-flavored vodka on the market. Pumpkin is a seasonal offering.   Today is National Vodka Day, and it’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Thanksgiving Seltzer

Lime seltzer garnished with whole cranberries. Photo courtesy Polar Seltzer.   As you’re lining up your ducks for Thanksgiving (or should that be, lining up your turkeys?), here’s a beverage that can be a cocktail, mocktail or simply a replacement for water at the table. We were inspired by these ideas from Polar Seltzer, a…
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THANKSGIVING DRINK: Ginger Martini

There’s one day left to buy the fixings for a special Thanksgiving Cocktail. Make a Ginger Martini with Ginger Soother (from The Ginger People, available at Whole Foods Markets) or use ginger syrup (recipe provided). Or go for a Crantini (a cranberry martini). For a non-alcoholic drink, serve ginger beer. It’s much more robust and…
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