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Mother’s Day Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

post iconCelebrate Mother’s Day with a champagne cocktail made with blackberries and gin …Read More

Skyy Infusions Pineapple Product Release

The folks over at Skyy have brought us another tasty infused vodka perfect for summer time cocktails. All natural Skyy Infusions Pineapple, the markets first, is the classic premium Skyy Vodka infused with succulent pineapple.

I was consumed by the smell of fresh pineapple upon opening the bottle. Skyy Infusions Pineapple is an all natural product that is pretty much vodka and pineapple. It has a super fruity taste that is sweet and smooth. The … Read more

Carnival Caipirinha

Carnival is the party that runs up to lent. One of the biggest celebrations takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. to celebrate the season the makers of Leblon Cachaca sent us some Caipirinha cocktails. The traditional Caipirinha is Brazil national drink and for Carnival they add blackberries for color. For some added color checkout this years body painted Carnival Queen (NSFW). Courtesy of Leblon Cachaca.

The Traditional Caipirinha

Ingredients:
2 oz Leblon Cachaca
½ … Read more

How to Open a Bottle of Champagne

If champagne will be a part of your Valentine’s Day, be sure you know how to open it without putting an eye out.

Though it’s very dramatic to “pop the cork” and send it flying across the room, the correct way to open a bottle of champagne is far quieter … and also doesn’t waste any bubbly or put anyone in harm’s way.

Simply point the bottle away from yourself and others. Remove the foil. … Read more

Creamy Artichoke Dip

This artichoke dip is so good! It’s by no means health food, but it fits right in with any Super Bowl Sunday snack menu. Serve it with tortilla chips, potato chips or a good loaf of crusty bread.

Ingredients

    1 ½ cups chopped artichoke hearts (frozen and thawed or from a can, drained)
    6 oz. cream cheese
    ¼ cup mayonnaise
    ¼ cup sour cream
    1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    ¼ tsp salt
    ¼ tsp pepper
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Slow Cooker Super Bowl Chili

Whether you’re a Steelers or Cards fan, chili is a tasty way to tame your hunger so you can focus on yelling at the screen and second guessing the coach.

Ingredients

    2 lbs ground beef
    2 16 oz cans kidney beans, drained
    2 14 oz cans tomatoes, chopped
    1 white onion
    1 red bell pepper
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    3 tbs chili powder
    1 tsp black pepper
    1 tsp coarse salt
    1 tsp parsley
    ½ … Read more

Inaugural Orange Punch

This punch recipe is inspired by the Orange Punch served at Andrew Jackson’s inauguration in 1829, according to Eric Felten of the Wall Street Journal.

It was quite a rowdy crowd, and servers brought out buckets of the punch to lure the revelers out of the White House and on to the lawn.

Serve this to your own Inauguration Day party crowd on Jan. 20.

Inaugural Orange Punch

3 parts fresh orange juice
1 part … Read more

Spiced Tea Holiday Punch

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The holidays are time for gatherings and warmth … and a little booze. This spiced punch can be served hot or cold. It’s a tasty way to welcome guests and stay warm.… Read more

Mounds Bar

Reader Darci share a bit of our childhood in an adult incarnation. Amazing, it does taste like a Mounds bar. Add a bit of amaretto and you’ve got an Almond Joy! Thanks, Darci!… Read more