Mixin’ It Up for the Holidays

Bartender

Be Your Own Bartender!

‘Tis the season for throwing holiday parties, and excellent cocktails add a level of sophistication to any festive gathering.

Creating your own cocktails, as opposed to using pre-made concoctions, will maximize both the hospitality offered to guests and the quality of the cocktail in hand. This doesn’t mean you have to spend all night as the bartender.

Check out these easy-to-prepare mixable matches for your next fête:

Double Cross Vodka with Fever Tree Tonic Water, Fever Tree Club Soda, Employees Only Bloody Mary
The silky, sophisticated expression of Double Cross Vodka will work wonders with the crisp and complex Fever Tree Tonic Water in a refreshing Vodka Tonic. Don’t like the bite that tonic offers? Make a smart and simple Vodka Soda with fresh lemon. Brunch parties will be perfect for the hedonistic pair of Double Cross and Employee’s Only Bloody Mary for a proper eye-opener…. 

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5 Easy Recipes for New Year’s Eve

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What better way to ring in 2012 than with good food and great company?

Are you ready for the final party of the year? I love having friends and family over for small bites and festive holiday drinks. It’s a great way to celebrate 2011 and ring in the New Year.

To help you with your holiday planning, we’ve collected some perfect New Year’s Eve party recipes on our site. Click here for the complete list of recipes.

When it comes to easy entertaining, I love simple finger foods that can be whipped up ahead of time or in mere minutes before guests arrive. Here are my 5 favorite Quick and Easy New Year’s Eve appetizers:… 

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