Bai Jamaica Blood Orange Breeze

Get ready for a Halloween cocktail recipe that’s a little bit creepy but totally delicious. The Bai bubbles gives your first sip a nice little fizz, while the cranberry juice gives the drink a hint of tartness without letting the orange become overwhelming. What else is in this? Get the recipe after the jump!

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3 Can’t-Miss Beer Cocktails

Newsflash: It’s officially the summer of the beer cocktail. What’s a beer cocktail you might ask? Imagine your favorite drink with your favorite brew… plus a few splashes of your favorite liquor… and a few other special ingredients. All you need to know is that they are refreshing, easy to make, and perfect for those hot summer nights.

After the jump, learn how to craft you very own beer-tails.

Cider Dark and Stormy

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Summer Cocktail Recipes by Prairie Rose

Summer is all about adventure and exploration—so why keep making the same old cocktails? Start your exploration with these three recipes, all of which add an exciting twist to the classics. Created by our friend Prairie Rose, the writer and mixologist behind Bit by a Fox, these amazing cocktails are sure to impress at your next summer get-together!


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A New Way to Ice Cube

It’s hot and you deserve a cold drink. The problem? Plain ice cubes are so 2014. This year it’s all about the fruit cubes. (Remember our watermelon ice recipe? Life changing.) These berry wonderful cubes can be made with your favorite fruit, but we thought it would be a crime not to make them red, white, and blue just in time for The Fourth.

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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips from Everyday Food Magazine

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, so there’s no better time to pick up a few last-minute ideas to make the preparation easy for the feast of Thanksgiving sides, desserts and drinks.

Today, the experts at Everyday Food magazine offer a bounty of helpful tips for “everything but the bird.”

Mushroom Stuffing

More great Thanksgiving tips from Everyday Food Magazine.

Still need a little help to prepare the main course? See their list of foolproof Thanksgiving Turkey Tips, featured last week.

And don’t miss the holiday-ready Everyday Food recipes in our One-Click Recipe Thanksgiving section….

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Fall Cocktails

Thanksgiving Cocktails

Warm up with these Cocktails – still perfect for after Thanksgiving!

Holidays means two things for most of us: feasting and family! As far as feasting, the panoply of dishes at the holiday table usually has hosts and guests alike wondering what they should offer to drink.

While I believe wine is best for the meal (and all your wine concerns can be quelled with one of our holiday six-packs….merciless plug, I know!), following are two cocktails that will certainly make cocktail hour and dessert a delicious success.

As far as family is concerned, these offerings should put a smile on the faces of friends and family alike and calm the nerves so often associated with entertaining for the holidays! Both the Gingered Apple and Kentucky Toddy can be served before or after your holiday dinner.

“The Gingered Apple” brings together the sweeter tones of Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur and Red Jacket Orchards All Natural Apple Cider with the savory elements of Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Dolin Dry Vermouth, and Regan’s Orange Bitters. The resultant cocktail is a balanced expression of autumnal yumminess! If you’re looking for a lighter expression of the ingredients it is best to shake in your cocktail shaker. If a stronger drink is desired, simply add ingredients to shaker, fill with ice, and stir instead of shaking to avoid dilution….

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Cocktail 101: A Start-Up Guide to Great Mixology!

Most imbibers leave the mixing to the bartenders and mixologists, and with good reason.

Summer Cocktails

Summer Cocktails

We city-dwellers are spoiled by having some the most creative minds in the world masterminding cocktail recipes at the city’s finest establishments.

That doesn’t mean cocktail enthusiasts can’t take a few tips from the pros and create surprisingly dashing and delicious drinks at home! …

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Classic Cocktails for a Mad Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is fast approaching (next Tuesday!), and those of us not fortunate enough to sample our way through the French Quarter of New Orleans may want to bring the party home instead.

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Mardi Gras Cocktails

All beads and debauchery aside, New Orleans is considered the birthplace of the American cocktail, so here are a couple of “Nawlins-born” concoctions to craft for your Mardi Gras celebration.

Our first cocktail is The Bourbon Smash, a 19th Century creation that has taken on different manifestations over the years. This is a more savory take on the Mint Julep that many derby enthusiasts are familiar with. …

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