WINE COCKTAIL RECIPE: Pineapple Rosemary Cooler

Looking for a new drink for the weekend? We received this sparkling wine cocktail (“winetail”) recipe a few summers ago from Whole Foods Market. Although we have been enjoying it, we never published the recipe.   WHAT’S A WINE COOLER? The ingredients are those you might find in a punch: wine, fruit or fruit juice,…
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LIBATIONS: Bom Bom Vegan Cream Liqueurs & Empower Reduced-Calorie Cosmopolitan

  1. BOM BOM BRANDS: CREAM LIQUEURS A courtship produced this line of delightful cream liqueurs based on premium Caribbean rum with added dessert flavors. Bom Bom Brands was founded by a husband and wife team, Kevin Mowers and Eva Maria Janerus. While dating, Mowers, a drink designer, constructed a cocktail based on her favorite…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate National Cucumber Day With Cucumber Drinks

[1] Add cucumber slices to a pitcher of water. Lemon, lime and/or mint sprigs make it even more delicious (photo courtesy HealthiGuide). [2] DRY Sparkling, a cucumber soda low in sugar, is one of our favorites straight or as a mixer (photo courtesy DRY Sparkling). [3] Spindrift’s Sparkling Water is flavored with real squeezed cucumber,…
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RECIPE: Guava Cocktail

Enjoy this sunny cocktail from one of our favorite restaurants, Fogo de Chão, a Brazilian churrascaria with locations worldwide (and many in the U.S.—send someone a gift card!). It’s called Guava do Sul, guava sunshine. You can stop in for a cocktail or have it as the beginning of an entire wonderful dinner. We liked…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Save Citrus Peels

[1] Citrus peels can garnish both sweet and savory citrus drinks (both photos courtesy The Skylark | NYC). [2] Tricolor olive Martini garnish.   We were peeling blood oranges yesterday when we remembered this cocktail garnish (photo #1) from The Skylark, a cocktail lounge in Midtown Manhattan with panoramic views of the city. Save the…
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