Articles Tagged: light cocktails

Pimm’s Cup

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Mardi Gras is next week and here’s a refreshing and light cocktail to get you ready for what lies ahead! The Pimm’s Cup was created in London by James Pimm in the 1840s but was adopted (and adapted) by the city of New Orleans! Here’s the Napoleon House version, which is now a New Orleans classic.

Pimm’s No. 1 is a tea-colored liqueur made with gin. Its said that the traditional version is made with … Read more

Pear Sake Martini

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Sake cocktails are delightful! This one uses fresh pear juice and dry vermouth for a late-winter twist on the Martini.

Sake has a lower alcohol than spirits, so we mixed up a huge batch without fear of overdoing it. It was a blast, so I highly recommend you get going on this tonight!

I have a juicer, so I juice some Bosc pears for this. However, you can also blend them and then strain through … Read more

Low-Calorie Cocktails for the New Year

Is “lose weight” on your list of New Year’s resolutions? If so — or if you’re just trying to maintain your current weight — here are a few ways to cut calories without cutting out cocktails.

Skip the dessert in a glass

We all know that sweet drinks are higher in calories.

However, you might be surprised to find out just how many more calories they contain. A pina colada has nearly 400 calories, and … Read more