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Lillet Champagne Cocktail
Lillet Champagne Cocktail

A friend recommended this, and it sounds divine — saving it here for future reference! From the site: “If you’re looking for something different to sip this holiday but are worried about calories, try this Lillet Blanc Champagne cocktail. Lillet Blanc is a French aperitif wine that has flavors of citrus and honey, and when […]

Hot Pumpkin Pie Cocktail
Hot Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

Well, this might make surviving Thanksgiving with the family a little more doable! “This thick, creamy drink really does taste like drinkable pumpkin pie with a kick. Rumchata gives it a creamy cinnamon flavor and the whipped cream vodka is the perfect touch. If you really want to go for overachiever status, serve with crispy […]

Cranberry Gin Fizz
Cranberry Gin Fizz

I’m not sure where this originally came from (if you know, comment and I’ll update with the source!) but a friend sent this to me as a great holiday cocktail idea. I love the idea of cranberries and gin, and the color is so festive! Ingredients 1/2 c Fresh Cranberries 1/4 c Granulated Sugar 2 […]

Tangiroska
Tangiroska

Tangiroska is a Brazilian Cocktail. It is a refreshing variation of Caipirinha – Brazil’s National Cocktail. A perfect cooler to beat the scorching summer heat. I have used commonly available oranges in this recipe. The actual recipe calls for the use of Tangerine which is quite similar to oranges but smaller in size.

Cardamom Rosemary Lemonade Spritzer
Cardamom Rosemary Lemonade Spritzer

Cardamom-Rosemary Lemonade Spritzer – Is a special recipe to celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s light, crisp and fresh with the flavors of cardamom-rosemary. This drink can be perfectly paired with any kind of meal and can be made two way (with wine or water).

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Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

Pomegranate Cranberry Champagne Punch made with a fresh cranberry reduction, pomegranate juice and of course champagne! The perfect holiday drink! Get the Recipe: Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

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Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

Holiday Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito made with fresh mint, cranberry reduction, pomegranate juice and fresh lime. Get the Recipe: Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

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Red Wine Sangria

Simply and Fruity Red Wine Sangria. Made with fresh fruit, red wine, brandy and pomegranate juice. Perfect Fall or Winter cocktail. Get the Recipe: Red Wine Sangria

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Classic Mint Mojito

Classic Mint Mojito made with fresh squeezed limes, mint leaves and rum. Refreshing drink for a hot summer night! Get the Recipe: Classic Mint Mojito

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Hot Apple Toddy

The Classic Hot Apple Toddy with Indian twist – a pinch of Garam Masala From the original site: As a food lover for me monsoon means lot of spicy and comfort food, hot drinks and tons of finger food which I avoid during summer, reason my lost appetite in summer, which is now back with […]

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Hatch Chile Margarita

Hatch chile-infused tequila makes a nicely spicy Hatch Chile Margarita! Put those roasted Hatch chiles to good use! Get the Recipe: Hatch Chile Margarita

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How to make Mint Juleps

Republished from April 2010 This weekend is the Kentucky Derby, and last weekend was the Atlanta Steeplechase.  To me, this season means Mint Juleps, a refreshing minty alcoholic drink.  Easy to prepare, although it does take some prep time. One day in advance make the Mint Simple Syrup and refrigerate. The day of the race, […]

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Basilrita

Basilrita = basil + margarita = fabulous! From the original site: My windowsill basil plant was calling my name, and it was 5 o’clock somewhere, so necessity being the mother of invention, this Basil Margarita was born.

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A sparkling champagne raspberry cocktail

Reader Karen over at Tasty Trials shares this deliciously different champagne cocktail with us today!    What a fun combination, Raspberry, Orange and Basil… Karen writes: “As we lounged around on the couch watching the game, I was thinking about the raspberries that I needed to use, and soon. I wasn’t in the mood to bake […]

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Creepy Halloween Food Roundup

Into interesting Halloween Food?  Check out Superpunch’s awesome roundup of spooky Halloween eats! (Several of my own creations are in the list, so keep an eye out for them!) Here’s a few photos from the Roundup to whet your appetite, but head on over to read the whole thing and get the info on making […]

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Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Halloween is on the way!  And I figured you guys would like some cocktails to celebrate the season..  Here is a lovely Scary Halloween cocktail collection from Dabbled, but the Spotlight today is on Janelle‘s fun spider tribute. It is that time of year again, and I don’t mean the time for Christmas songs or […]

dirty mojito from Crumpets and Cakes
Dirty Mojitos

Over at Crumpets and Cakes, we’re loving their latest cocktail experiment… Dirty Mojitos! “And finally we’ve started growing mint to support our ongoing taste-testing of summery mojitos. We’ve tried all kinds of different recipes and in the end settled on a dirty mojito as our favorite. This recipe calls for dark rum and brown sugar. […]

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Cool-off Cocktail Idea Roundup

Here’s a photo roundup of some tasty looking cocktails to cool you off in the heat of the summer… Click through the links below for recipes and/or ingredients 1. The Thai Boxer, 2. lemongrass cooler, 3. Watermelon and Rose Sangria, 4. Chocolate orange martini’s, 5. Bourbon Mint Tea, 6. Kermit Cocktails Originally published at Dabbled.org: […]

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Cooling off for the Summer

I hope everyone is gearing up for a lovely Weekend!  Here in Atlanta it’s going to be beautiful, but HOT… So, here are some ideas for cooling off! (Oh, quick message: Giving away 500 free business cards on Dabbled today – pop over here to enter!) Thirsty?  Make a Cucumber Gimlet at Crumpets and Cakes! […]

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Spotlight: Cool as a Cucumber Cocktail!

Cucumber in a cocktail isn’t exactly unheard of (remember Niki’s fabulous Pimms Cup!) but this one really caught my eye over at The Daily Spud.  And it’s got Gin and Tonic in it too! Cucumber in a salad is one thing. Cucumber in a cocktail, well now, that brings a whole new meaning to the […]

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Bacon! How about Bacon Vodka?

Welcome to day 4 of Bacon Week! This is an oldie but goodie… I remember when Brownie Points posted this way back in 2008 and I was inspired to go draw up a cartoon pig bacon vodka label*, and give a friend of mine a “Bacon Vodka Kit”** for Christmas. But maybe, just maybe, you’ve […]

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Bacon! Candied Bacon Martini

Now that Grieg is an official host on Foodwhirl, I’m updating his old posts to show they are by him. – Dot To start off Bacon Week* here at Foodwhirl, our lovely friend Grieg brings us another of his Easy Entertaining Cocktails… Per Grieg:  “My friends seem to have an obsession with bacon, so i […]

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Easy Entertaining: The Tangtini

Now that Grieg is an official host on Foodwhirl, I’m updating these old posts to show they are by him. – Dot Foodwhirl’s lovely friend, Grieg (inventor of the Cheesecake Cookie Cupcakes), offered to share a few of his favorite easy entertaining drink recipes…  Here is the first one, the Tangtini! I present to you […]