Articles Tagged: Holidays

Fall Cocktails

It’s the first day of autumn, so we thought we we would share a few Fall Cocktail recipes the folks over at Pernod-Ricard sent us. They did great job of making innovative cocktails that capture the season.

Enjoy!

    Beefeater Thanksgiving Toast
    Elit Rosemary Martini
    Pumpkin Pie
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This Week’s Drink – Red Death

Fall is here and Halloween is just a few short weeks away. So for the next five weeks we will be featuring Halloween Themed Cocktails. This week’s drink is called “Red Death” a combination of an Alabama Slammer and a Kamikaze. 

Ingredients

1 oz vodka
½ oz Southern Comfort
½ oz sloe gin
¼ oz triple sec
½ oz orange juice
¼ oz lime juice

Instructions

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with a cup … Read more

DIY Halloween Contest

Sure, it still may be September, but Halloween is a mere six weeks away and we can’t wait. Halloween is 2nd to only New Years Eve as the biggest holiday for letting loose. It is number 1 in imagination. To celebrate, Make & Craft Magazines released a special Halloween issue and are holding their 2nd Annual DIY Halloween Contest.

There are 5 contest categories in which to compete:

- Hack O’Lantern
– Costume
– Decorations, … Read more

This Week’s Drink – American Beauty

This week is America’s 231st Birthday, so what else but an American Beauty? This cocktail can be had on the rock, up or as a shot. Cheers to the USA!

Ingredients

1 oz brandy
1 oz dry vermouth
¼ oz ruby port
¼ oz grenadine
1 oz orange juice

Instructions

Mix everything in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, an ice-filled highball glass or into a shot glass (pictured here) … Read more

Red, White and Booze

More Independence Day drinks from the DIY Maven. These five drinks capture the day with Patriotic name (Yankee Doodle, Stars & Stripes Forever) and most are made with UV’s blue raspberry or cherry vodkas. The bright red and blue colors of these vodkas are perfect for your Fourth of July party.

Here’s a taste:

Patriotic Punch
Ingredients

1 part UV Red cherry-flavored vodka
3 parts lemonade

Instructions

Combine and serve in a rocks glass over … Read more

All-American Cocktails

Time to take a midsummer pause to celebrate Independence Day. It may mark our struggle against tyranny and taxes, but for the majority of us it means fireworks, parades and food! This means drinks for all that celebrating and washing down those eats. We’ve assembled a fun collection of cocktails with an American theme.

Here’s a few to get you started:

    All American
    American Sweetheart
    Americano
    Red White & Blue
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Happy Mother’s Day

A toast to all of the moms out there, especially my mom!

Don’t forget to visit or call your mom today and thank her for having you, of course. While your at it check out some of the great Mommy Blogs that are a part of the Federated Media Family.
Cheers!

Check out Federated Media’s Mommy Blogs.

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Mother’s Day Cocktails

Stir up a delicious treat for your Mom this Mother’s Day. Our friends at Pernod Ricard whipped up a few recipes as a fun alternative to stalwart of the Mother’s Day Brunch – the Mimosa, not that I have anything against the classic combination of Champagne & Orange Juice.

Mama’s Malibu Martini

1 part Malibu Rum
1 part Kahlúa
1 part icy cold milk

Shake well and serve up in a martini glass. Garnish with … Read more

Partida Agave Nectar Margarita

Here’s a special Cinco de Mayo treat for everyone. Of course, we should be drinking Mint Juleps made with Tequila to honor both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby!

This unique margarita is made with Organic Agave Nectar. This gives the drink an amazing flavor that adds sweetness without adding a whole lot of calories, says Jacques Bezuidenhout, noted San Francisco-based mixologist. Bartenders will love the fact that this cocktail is so delicious and … Read more

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite holidays. Who wouldn’t like a holiday that celebrates a historic ass kicking (except the French in this case) with lots of tequila, cerveza and Mexican food.

Tequila drinks…

Here’s a fun little video we found to help put you in the mood. Enjoy.

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