Summer is the season of soirées. The long days of summer entice us to gather together to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors that have been hidden from us all winter. Whether you’re hanging out on a blanket on the grass, sunning on a beach towel in the sand, or lounging by the pool at a backyard barbecue, this Summer Picnic Punch is made for sharing and will guarantee that you’ll get invited back.
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Whether you’re vegan, gluten free, or omnivorous, you will surely find something on this list that will satiate your snacking craving.
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The Old Fashioned is a sexy drink. Simple. Strong. Nearly naked.
No doubt, it doesn’t hurt that this drink has some sexy spokespeople. There’s the Mad Man himself, Don Draper, in his impeccable suit with rocks glass in hand. And show of hands, how many women dropped their panties for Ryan Gosling when he made the perfect Old Fashioned in Crazy Stupid Love?
[dropcap2]M[/dropcap2]y sister is a big fan of the AMC televsion show Mad Men, so when it came time to throw her bridal shower, I felt the theme was appropriate. Mind you, my sister is a whiskey-drinking anti-housewife, who despite her amazing skills in the kitchen, is far from the 1950s homemaker. Also not one for […]
[dropcap2]I[/dropcap2]n honor of St. Patty’s Day, I want to share with you the wonder of making Irish Cream. Homemade Irish cream is decadent and delicious, with a real whiskey kick. I promise you, Baileys will never taste the same again. You can put this in your coffee, drink it from a chilled glass, or bottle […]
Love. With it, you don’t need anything else: food, sleep, time, money, words. All you need is to gaze deeply into your lover’s eyes where nothing could ever go wrong, breathe in that blissful feeling, and dream about the 2.5 children who will surely run about your Barbie dream house. Cue screeching record needle. Blow out the candles. I’m about to kill the mood to talk about the prenup.
What’s a better way to court love than with a little heart-warming spirit for this feast of St. Valentine? Alcohol has long been a way to coax our best selves past our inhibitions, allowing us to boom-box serenade, break out into spontaneous song, or make that first awkward move. So, if you would like a spiked beverage to set the scene, here are four Valentine’s Day cocktail recipes to melt your heart. And theirs.
’tis the time of year when resolutions are made and broken. Best laid plans, like shedding those holiday pounds that so easily found their way into your winter wardrobe, are easily brushed aside when life, or rather work calls: A conference in Vegas, clients in Chicago, a company retreat in Tuscon. Living out of a suitcase really puts a cramp in your workout regime. No one wants to run into their boss while sweating like a pig on the stationary bike, and anyway, running hamster in the hotel gym just gets monotonous.
Every party benefits from a bit of bubbly and this holiday cocktail is perfect for entertaining. This cocktail recipe calls for cranberry toasted pecan bitters which dress up this Champagne cocktail with a bit of holiday cheer. So delicious, it will send you dashing through the snow in search of mistletoe. And someone tasty beneath it.