Articles Tagged: party tips

Tailgating Drinks and Eats

post iconNow that Football season is on full swing, we celebrate Tailgating Week! …Read More

New Years Eve Survival Tips

post iconNew Years Eve is upon us, several nights where we can all let loose and still have a day to recover. I thought we should take a moment to cover the basics for survival of all the drinking to ensue. …Read More

Red, White and Blue Drinks for 4th of July

post iconRed, White and Blue drinks for 4th of July! …Read More

Memorial Day Cocktails & Entertaining

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Memorial Day celebrates those who have served our country, so please take a moment and raise a glass. The long weekend also marks the beginning of the summer holiday season. We’ve collected a few fun cocktail, food and history related links to help you get your summer season started right.

    10 Things to Remember about Memorial Day
    AmazingRibs.com Craig “Meathead” Goldwyn is the Oracle of the grill. This site is about more than just ribs, … Read more

How to Chill a Glass

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Cold cocktails should be served in cold glasses. But there are different to chill a glass. Don’t worry; they all work well! It’s just a matter of choosing the method that works best for your situation.

Here are the ways you can chill your cocktail glasses:

    Keep glasses in the fridge or freezer. This is the easiest method but only if you have the room to do it. Works great for a small gathering or … Read more

How to Make an Ice Ring to Chill Punch

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Keeping a big bowl of punch chilled can be tricky. You don’t want to use standard ice cubes, because they will melt fairly quickly and water down your punch.

The best way to keep your punch cold is with a large block of ice. A pretty way to do this is to make an ice ring filled with fruit or other garnishes. Here’s how:

    Find a large bundt cake pan or other large, metal form … Read more

Cocktail Party Food – The Basics

With December just a week or so away, I thought a little cocktail party food refresher was in order. I always have an issue with this, but when trying to decide how much food to get for your cocktail party – always err on the side of too much! You can always put it in the fridge or send extras home with friends. I always seem to have takers. When planning party food, this is … Read more

Halloween Potpourri – Happy Halloween

Along with 101 Halloween Cocktails and Punches we’ve assembled some handy links for your ghoulish enjoyment.

    From Serious Eats, a Halloween recipe collection of Ghostly Goodies and Devilish Dinners.
    10 Horror Films You Can Watch for Free Online This Halloween
    Halloween Costumes 2009: 15 Funny Ideas
    For the coolest in pumpkin designs, ExtremePumpkins.com
    Our guide to Pumpkin Liqueurs
    Quick, last-minute costume ideas from Halloween.com
    A killer Halloween drinking game

Be safe, respect others, have fun!… Read more

Drink of the Week Mentioned in “O,” The Oprah Magazine

Wooot! Drink of the Week was mentioned in the December issue of “O” the Oprah Magazine! The article, “Party, On” lays out all the tools needed to throw a 21st Century party.

Read the whole feature: Party, On! New Gadgets to Help you Plan a 21st-Century Bash.

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