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Spring Riis Cocktail

This Spring Riis cocktail is made with snap pea-infused gin.

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Toes In The Sand Island Rum Punch

Try this recipe for Toes In The Sand Island Rum Punch from The Great Shellfish Cookbook. The combo of dark rum and fruit in this drink gives it a well-balanced sweetness.

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5 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes To Treat Mom!

These big-flavor recipes will make you crave breakfast all day long.

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French 75 Cocktail

If you’d like some bubbly with brunch, try a lemony, gin-infused French 75 cocktail. It’s sweet, tart and delicious.

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Miku’s Sweet & Spicy Japanese Cocktail

“Sweet and fruity juxtaposed with a sharp spice and kick of alcohol, this cocktail is a more concentrated twist on the classic El Diablo. The rich texture and fiery aroma are balanced with a smooth citrus finish,” says Stephen Whiteside, Beverage Director at Japanese restaurant Miku.

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Valentine’s Day Floral Cherry Cocktail

Serve this sultry cognac cocktail to your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day. Pleasant fruitiness mixes with a hint of menthol, while the slight acidity works in harmony with the bitter sweetness of Martell VSOP and also accentuates its floral quality.

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How To Make A House & Home Caesar

Elevate the quintessential Canadian cocktail with this recipe that’s a giant step up from the average caesar. Created by the team at Walter, the makers of Canadian all-natural craft caesar mix, this version is made with only real, high-quality ingredients — including clam juice from a sustainable fishery — and is prepared in small batches…

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The Hot New Spirit You Need To Know About

Food editor Kristen Eppich dishes on mezcal, a hot new spirit that’s similar to tequila.   Tequila fans everywhere, be on the lookout for the next big thing — mezcal. Mezcal is the smoky, artisanal relative of tequila. Where Tequila is produced from only Blue Agave, Mezcal is produced from…

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Sazerac

A cocktail recipe from Esquire’s Drink Like A Man.  Sometimes it takes a cold drink to light a fire inside, and few do the job quite so well as New Orleans’ storied Sazerac cocktail, a dark, rich, and bracing dram whose powers of warming are high and cooling practically nil.

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Citrus Spiced Gin & Tonic

A dry and light G&T. The strong citrus notes from the cardamom pod and juniper berries combine with spicy aromatics of the cassia bud to make this gin and tonic a favorite cocktail for the spring season and warmer weather ahead.

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Smoky Bloody Mary

The smoky hints from the mezcal combined with the freshness of lime and cilantro and the savoriness of the tomato juice make this a smooth and satisfying cocktail.

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How To Make A Delicious Mocktail

Food editor Kristen Eppich shares tips on how to make a non-alcoholic drink taste great, along with a Citrus Fizz Mocktail recipe.  Let’s face it – it might be time to ease off the cocktails after the holidays. But that doesn’t mean the fun of mixology has to end. Bartenders are…

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Cucumber-Basil Smash

This verdant cocktail is like a garden party on ice. For best results, try adding Hendrick’s, a Scottish gin flavoured with Damask roses and cucumber (but any brand will do the trick).

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Sour Cherry Bourbon

Brightened with cherries and spiked with bourbon, this rouged whiskey sour is good company while working the grill. Try out this fruity whiskey twist tonight.

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Ruby Kelly Cocktail 

Steep dried hibiscus tea in boiling water to make tea. Store in fridge until ready to use.