December 2013 archive

The Bit By a Fox New Year’s Eve Party Prep

Ladies –  Tease the Coiffure: Gentlemen – Do whatever Jimmy Darmody does: Don’t forget to pick up some noise makers and funny hats: And, of course, some bubbly! Then get ready to arrive in style! Cheers! I hope everyone has a safe and fabulous New Year’s eve tonight. I’ll be making a punch version of […]

12 Days of Cocktails: Day 11 – The Christmas Daisy

The Daisy is what you call an ‘old school cocktail’. It’s been around since before even Jerry Thomas had a chance to include his version of one in the legendary The Bartender’s Guide published in 1862. “Professor” Jerry Thomas is often referred to as the “father of American mixology”. And since the resurgence of classic […]

12 Days of Cocktails: Day 10 – Sorel Mimosa

If you’ve been a follower of this blog (Thank you! It’s much appreciated!), you’ve probably noticed by now that I am a fan of Sorel Liqueur, a spicy hibiscus and clove liqueur hand-crafted right here in Brooklyn. It was delightful in both the summery Hibiscus Lemonade as well as in the hot cocktail I created […]

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