RECIPE: Chanukah Cocktail Riff On A Piña Colada

[1] The Chanukah version of a Piña Colada (photo courtesy Weddings By The Breakers). [2] A champagne cocktail with blue curacao and a gold sugar rim. You can substitute edible gold glitter (photo courtesy Living-On-Cloud-Nine.com).   Just as many of us “drink green” on St. Patrick’s Day, you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Champagne Cocktails

The easy way out is to uncork the Champagne, pour and serve. The fun way is to offer a menu of Champagne cocktails. When it comes to New Year’s Eve cocktails, we have a favorite: Champagne or other bubbly mixed with St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, a French import made by a family-owned Parisian company. At…
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RECIPE: Holiday Sorbet Cocktail

We spent much of the weekend enjoying limited-edition, seasonal batch flavors from Ciao Bella Gelato: Cranberry Prosecco Sorbet, Montebianco Gelato and Pumpkin Sea Salt Caramel Gelato. Cranberry Prosecco Gelato. No matter how stuffed you may be from a big holiday dinner, there’s always room for sorbet. Ciao Bella’s Cranberry Prosecco Sorbet marries sweet-tart cranberry sorbet…
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TIP OF THE DAY: What To Do With Green Chartreuse

This Gatsby-inspired cocktail is delicious. Photo courtesy Moët & Chandon.   If you have a bottle of Chartreuse that languishes on the shelf, we’ve got a recipe that’s so charming and delicious, it’s reason enough to call friends over for a cocktail hour. The recipe was created as part of The Plaza Hotel’s spring celebration…
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ACADEMY AWARDS: A Cocktail For Your Oscar Food

Starfruit = star cocktail = Academy Awards fare. Photo courtesy Moet et Chandon. A week from today, you’ll probably be watching the Academy Awards. What will you be drinking? While you’re watching the stars, nibble on a few with The Starlet cocktail. It uses star fruit to give star quality to any drink. The recipe…
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