TIP OF THE DAY: Lady Liberty Lemonade, Sangria Or Cocktail

Here’s a very quick, yet very high-impact, trio of drinks for July 4th weekend. One has no alcohol, one is lightly alcoholic and one is full-cocktail. Call them Lady Liberty Lemonade or Lady Liberty Sangria; or add gin, tequila or vodka for a Lady Liberty Cocktail. Even if you have time for nothing else, you…
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TIP OF THE DAY: For A Twist, Substitute Saké For Wine

Summer saké punch with strawberries andcucumber: delicious! Photo courtesyGeikkekan.   For warm weather entertaining—like Father’s Day—serve something different and unexpected. Party drinks like sangria and punch are popular, affordable and easy to make. For a fun fusion, make them with saké. Saké, which many people think of as rice wine (we’ll skip the technicalities for…
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RECIPE: Christmas Sangria

Still looking for a smashing holiday drink? Get out the punch bowl or the pitcher and fill it with Christmas sangria. That’s pomegranate sangria with red and green apple slices, plus citrus. Get the recipe.   More tips: Freeze “Sangria ice cubes” so you can chill the drink without diluting it. Leave out the alcohol…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Señor Sangria

You can’t help but feel like it’s party time when you have a bottle of Señor Sangria at hand. If you win this week’s Gourmet Giveaway, you’ll soon have an entire case of this tasty blend of real fruit juice and Chilean Merlot, and a reason to have a party. Serve it with tapas or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pomegranate Sangria

Make pomegranate sangria for your guests. Photo courtesy Pom Wonderful. There’s nothing more festive than a holiday punch bowl. Historically, Christmas meant gathering around the wassail bowl for good cheer. “Wassail” is Middle English contraction of the toast, wæs hæil, “be healthy.” Medieval wassail was a mulled beer or mead, heated and topped with slices…
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