TIP OF THE DAY: Red & Green Champagne Cocktails

If your Christmas cocktail of choice is a fizzy one, you don’t need to spring for costly Champagne. Consider more affordable bubblies: Asti Spumante and Prosecco from Italy Cava from Spain Crémant from France Espumante from Portugal Sekt from Germany Sparklers from Austria, New Zealand, South Africa, the U.S. and other countries   You can…
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RECIPE: Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Delicious with wine or cocktails. Photo courtesy GoodCook.com.   Want a hot and hearty hors d’oeuvre with cocktails? This sausage-stuffed mushroom recipe can be made up to 48 hours in advance, then baked right before you’re ready to serve. Baby portabella mushroom caps are stuffed with goat cheese, sausage and dried cranberries to create these…
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RECIPE: Spiced Cranberry Cocktail

Still looking for the killer Christmas cocktail? Try this spiced Cranberry Cocktail from SarahsJoys.com. The special difference is simple syrup infused with allspice, cloves, fresh ginger, cinnamon and fresh cranberries; then blend with vodka and a splash of club soda. The cranberries and mint leaf are a perfect holiday garnish. The simple syrup can be…
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