This festive mocktail is a refreshing apéritif for the holidays—and can be made into a cocktail with a splash of gin, tequila or vodka (we like gin or flavored vodka best). Or, see the tip below to add spirits, including flavored vodka. Thanks to Pampered Chef for the recipe.     RECIPE: CRAN-RASPBERRY FIZZ Let […]

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We love the creativity and fun of this apple cider cocktail, served in a fresh apple. The recipe was developed by Eastern Standard Provisions, which sells the soft pretzels in the photo as well as the French Toast Sugar used for the rim. (Here’s our review of their yummy line of soft pretzels in classic […]

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[1] Porter’s Rye Way To Hell: great name, delicious drink (both photos © Ogden’s Own Distillery). [2] You don’t have to be as tough as this guy to enjoy a shot of Porter’s Rye.   On this socially-distant Halloween, here’s a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your pod. The recipe is courtesy of Porter’s […]

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THE HISTORY OF FROSÉ A Frosé, a frozen rosé cocktail (more technically, a winetail) can be as simple as a mixture of chilled rosé wine with a scoop of strawberry or lemon sorbet. It’s easy to make at home. You can: MIX different flavors of sorbet. MAKE a Frosé into dessert by adding more sorbet […]

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For those who like things hot and spicy, here’s a variation on the Dirty Martini: Add black pepper heat! You get the salty brine from the olives, and heat from the pepper. You can purchase pepper-infused vodka like Absolut Peppar (photo #2), or infuse plain vodka with peppercorns (instructions below). (Pepper vodka is also great […]

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