RECIPE: Red, White & Blue Sangria

Yankee Doodle Brandy: Combine white wine and Grand Marnier orange brandy for July 4th (photo courtesy Elegant Affairs).   This fun and arty sangria recipe is from caterer Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs (www.elegantaffairscaterers.com): RECIPE: JULY 4TH SANGRIA Ingredients For 1 Large Pitcher 2 bottles dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc 1 cup triple…
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RECIPE: Apple Sangria

Ready for a glass? You can use red and green apple slices, in addition to the strawberries, for extra color. Photo courtesy U.S. Apple Association.   It’s so hot here today (87°F) that we can’t get into fall recipes. But this Apple Sangria recipe is a compromise, turning the most popular fall flavor into a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fall Mocktail

Two days ago we presented an extensive drink menu for a Halloween cocktail party. But what do you serve the non-drinkers and the kids? Fall mocktails, of course. You can find many of them online. For starters, here’s a recipe full of fall flavor: apple, cinnamon and ginger, courtesy of Reed’s Ginger Brew, which has…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red, White & Blue Soft Drinks & Cocktails

Drink red, white and blue for July 4th. Photo courtesy Herradura Tequila.   You can turn any clear drink into a July 4th cocktail or mocktail, as Herradura Tequila has done with its “Red, White & Blueberries” Cocktail. Just start with a clear spirit or mixer, layer on other flavors (clear liqueurs, coconut water, etc.)…
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