Spring is upon us again, and not a moment to soon! As we shake of the cloak of winter, we can once again enjoy light refreshing cocktails that make a Spring evening so wonderful. This week’s cocktail was created by Manny Hinojosa, winner off last year’s Shake It Up: The Battle of the Mixologists competition. The Cielo Rosso, Manny’s creation using Campari, SKYY infusions Citrus, Ruby Red grapefruit juice, Lemon Juice and simple syrup laced … Read more
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Before greeting cards, roses and lavish gifts, people relied on simpler ways to entice their loved ones. Some believed that certain types of foods could stir romance. For instance, natural foods like vanilla and almonds release an aromatic scent that has been thought to provoke passion. If you’re searching for something that appeals to both sight and taste, nothing can compete with the eye-catching and sumptuous appeal of delectable real fruit.
Raspberries and cherries are … Read more
To celebrate the new film He’s Just Not That Into You, Skyy Vodka created two new cocktails—one sweet, one sour. These cocktails mirror the ins and outs, ups and downs and the good and the bad of finding true love.
Inspired by the outrageously popular self-improvement book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo, He’s Just Not That into You showcases the diverse love lives of a group of Baltimore-based twenty- and thirty-somethings. Each storyline features … Read more
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
With the Presidential Inauguration right around the corner, what better way to celebrate this momentous occasion with some original American Cocktails. The folks at San Francisco’s own Skyy Vodka wanted to share this collection of infused vodka cocktails. They also remind us that Skyy is an All-American Spirit, it is crafted from the finest American grain, distilled and bottled in the USA.
As the United States welcomes their 44th President, toast your country and embrace … Read more
Chef Jamie Oliver created this refreshing granita as an easy, light and elegant dessert. Yummy!
1 & 3/4 pints fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, strained
14 oz superfine sugar
7 oz Campari
Juice of 2 lemons
Juice of 2 oranges
Whisk together the grapefruit juice and sugar. Add the Campari, lemon and orange juices. Freeze in an ice cream maker, or in a metal container for a granita texture.
Photo & recipe courtesy Campari.… Read more
Spice Night comes by way of Bermuda and is a melange of “scented” apple, carrot, lemon and ginger juices mixed with Mount Gay Rum and a bit of maple syrup. Courtesy of Mount Gay Rum.… Read more
The guys over at Tiki Drinks & Indigo Firmaments are hosting December’s Mixology Monday and have chosen “spice” as the theme. They said we could include anything that ads flavor that is not considered an herb, including salt. So thinking about a post I wrote about Bacon Salt’s use of social media and this post I read on their blog. Yes, the king of salt, Bacon Salt, is my “spice” of choice and my cocktail, … Read more