Articles Tagged: The Liquid Chef

Cruisin’ for Cocktails at the Holidays

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If you think the drinks on cruise ships are all watered down Piña Coladas for fuddie duddies, then think again. Cruise ships are sailing with a wide and deep array of fine wines, craft beers and state-of-the-art cocktails.

Consider Celebrity Cruise Solstice-class ships with their 21 bars and two-story wine tower in the main dining room. There are the pool bars, of course, but the Martini Bar with an “iced” counter and bartenders who “flare” … Read more

Autumn Breeze Cocktail

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Ingredients:
1 / 4 green apple, chopped
1 / 2 oz. pumpkin spiced syrup
3 / 4 oz. Berenzen Apfel (or other apple) liqueur
1 1 / 2 oz. date infused VSOP cognac
1 / 2 oz. lime juice

Directions:

Date infusion: In a 750 ml bottle, cut and pit nine Medjool dates and put directly in the bottle. Infuse for 24 hours.

Sugar rim for multiple drinks: 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder and 12 teaspoons … Read more