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TURN UP THE BEET :: BLOODY MARY

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It really only makes sense that New Year’s Day be National Bloody Mary Day. For those of us who partake in festivities, and those of us who are in bed by midnight, we all deserve a nice, lazy brunch – and a delicious recovery drink – to kick off the new year, don’t you think? […]

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  1. Cathleen K

    I was visiting my parents in Minnesota over the holidays and my mom and I had lunch at the American Swedish Institute. They had a lovely beet bloody mary on their menu. It was served with Aquavit and not only was it delicious, as the server said, “it’s a beautiful drink.”

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THREE WINTER COCKTAILS, ONE WHISKEY.

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One of the greatest challenges of entertaining is coming up with a signature cocktail that appeases the pickiest of drinkers. Those who prefer something sweet and those who prefer something strong will likely never agree on just one drink. Which is why it’s much easier to pick one spirit and find different ways to serve it – […]

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HOLIDAY COCKTAILS :: THE MINT MERRYMAKER

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While I’m not usually one for sweet sippers, ’tis the season for indulging! And this festive and minty little holiday cocktail recipe is just what your guests ordered… The Mint Merrymaker // serves 1 1 oz. white crème de cacao 1 oz rain city coffee liqueur ½ oz. creme de menthe 1 oz. heavy cream chocolate wafer, fresh mint […]

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RECIPE :: ‘MOLDY’ CHEESE FOR HALLOWEEN!

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It’s almost time to don your costumes and gather your trick or treat bags! So, if you’re doing any last-minute entertaining prep, or just want to whip up something fun for the heck of it, we’ve got a great and – most importantly – SUPER easy Halloween recipe for you… You may remember that this year […]

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  1. Jessica

    Cassandra, this is exquisite to look at and how clever! I’m sure the floral notes of the herbs took the cheese to exceptional places. I love Halloween, especially when it’s done in such a tasteful way. Great ideas to ponder before tonight’s nightfall of celebrations. Happy Halloween!!

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HALLOWEEN COCKTAIL :: THE SWAMP SPICE FLIP

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Now, unless you’re actually hosting a Swamp-themed Halloween party like ours, you may not want to give such a delicious drink such an atrocious name. In this case, however, it fit quite nicely. But, if you’d like to give it a proper name, we’ll call it the Spiced Pear Flip… If you’re feeling so bold, you might […]

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