RECIPE: Sparkling Rose Cocktail For Valentine’s Day

A sparkling red cocktail for Valentine’s Day (photo courtesy Suerte Tequila).   That’s rose, not rosé, referring to the color of this drink recipe from Suerte Tequila. Even if you have no plans for Valentine’s Day, whip up one of these and you’ll have a special occasion. It’s a tequila-and-prosecco cocktail with pomegranate juice and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Mimosa Cocktail

Make Cranberry Mimosa cocktails or mocktails. Photo courtesy Ocean Spray.   There’s still time to create a signature drink for Christmas: a Cranberry Mimosa cocktail or mocktail. It combines cranberry juice with sparkling wine (or ginger ale), instead of the orange juice of a traditional Mimosa. Or use cranberry liqueur for a Cranberry Kir Royale,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Valentine Cocktail

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a romantic interest, friends or family, make the occasion special with a Valentine cocktail. What makes a “Valentine” cocktail? Color—a shade of pink, rose or red. If you want a Champagne cocktail, garnish it with “Champagne grapes” (they’re actually Zante currants), a red berry or an edible flower. And…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Chocolate Martini

A Truffletini with a chocolate syrup garnish. Photo courtesy Godiva.   What better excuse for a Chocolate Martini than Valentine’s Day? We’re particularly fond of the Godiva Truffletini—so chocolaty that you can have it for dessert. It combines both the original chocolate and white chocolate Godiva liqueurs. But if you only want to buy one…
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VALENTINE COCKTAILS: Strawberry Margarita & Vodka Shooter

Margaritas are America’s favorite cocktail. Tailor them for Valentine’s Day with a homemade Frozen Strawberry Margarita. RECIPE: STRAWBERRY MARGARITA Ingredients For 4 Drinks 6 ounces tequila 2 ounces triple sec 8 ounces frozen sliced strawberries in syrup 4 ounces frozen limeade concentrate Ice cubes Coarse salt for rim Garnish: 4 fresh strawberries   Preparation 1.…
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