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nye inspiration: ELDERFLOWER CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

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THIS COCKTAIL IS PERFECTION TO PUT ON YOUR LIST FOR NEW YEARS EVE… not only because it looks and tastes amazing, the elderflower champagne cocktail is probably one of the simplest to make:all you need is: a glass, some ice, three-quarters of dry champagne or prosecco, a thinly sliced cucumber and fresh mint, and a splash […]

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nye inspiration: ROSE & RUBY RED COCKTAIL

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HOW SUPER-PRETTY IS THIS COCKTAIL?Loving? Here’s how to make it…ingredients   12 ounces Lillet Rose  12 ounces Ruby Red grapefruit juice  6 ounces gin  6 edible flower blossoms  directions: Combine 6 ounces Lillet, 6 ounces grapefruit juice, 3 ounces gin, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until well chilled. Strain and divide cocktail among 3 […]

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holiday / NY cocktail: BLOOD ORANGE & CHAMPAGNE

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BLOOD ORANGE + CHAMPAGNE …  This one of my fave cocktails – one to definitely to put on your holiday and ‘toast-the-new-year-in’ list! {+so easy to make!}Here’s the how-to… what you need: 2 1/4 cups freshly squeezed or frozen blood-orange juice 2 750-ml bottles champagne, chilled What you do: Pour 3 tablespoons juice in each champagne flute. […]

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nye COCKTAIL recipe #5

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DAH NAH… MY LAST COCKTAIL SUGGESTION FOR TONIGHT… The Frozen Margarita {another huge fave} what you need to make 4: 5 cups ice cubes 3/4 cup tequila, preferably silver 2/3 cup fresh lime juice (from 5 to 6 limes) 1/2 cup Simple Syrup 1/3 cup coarse salt 1 lime wedge, plus more for serving what […]

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nye COCKTAIL recipe # 4

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ANOTHER DRINK TASTE SENSATION FOR YOUR NEW YEAR’S EVE… The Pear and Cranberry Bellini what you need: 1 cup pear nectar 1 cup craberry juice cocktail 1 bottle Prosecco or other dry sparkling white wine what you do: In a small jug or large liquid measuring cup, combine pear nectar and cranberry juice cocktail. Pour […]

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nye COCKTAIL recipe # 3

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ANOTHER DELISH ‘BEVVIE’ IDEA FOR NEW YEARS EVE… The Cosmopolitan Slushy what you need: 10 ounce (1 1/4 cups) citrus-flavored vodka 1/2 cup lime juice 2 cups cranberry juice 4 ice cube trays what you do: Combine vodka, lime juice, and cranberry juice in a pitcher with 2 cups water and stir to blend. Divide […]

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nye COCKTAIL recipe # 2

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ANOTHER DRINK IDEA TO HELP YOU ‘CHEERS’ THE NEW YEAR IN… The Martini  {one of my hubbie’s faves} what you need: 3 ounces gin (Beefeater, Tanqueray, or Bombay Sapphire—something around 94 proof) 1/2 ounce Noilly Prat dry white vermouth ice what you do: Chill a martini glass in the freezer for at least 5 minutes. […]

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cocktail HOUR

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YES PLEASE !!!!! How much would you love to be sipping on one of these Green Apple Martini’s {by Nigella Lawson} right now? Perfection for after a long hot day! {Source: Delicious via Dustjacket Attic}

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cocktail hour: GINGER LIME MARGARITA

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OKAY, IT’S STILL THE WEEKEND, IT’S STILL HOT which makes it the perfect time for a margarita – yes? Here’s what you need and what to do… ingredients juice of 1 lime juice of ½ orange juice of ½ lemon (Meyer lemon, if available) 2 ounces tequila 1 ounce Cointreau 3” stems of ginger (more […]

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meet SILVIA COLLOCA

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MEET SILVIA COLLOCA – ACTRESS, OPERA SINGER, COOK, AUTHOR, BLOGGER and {very excited to announce} our newest contributor Silvia is in every sense of the word, a ‘wonderwoman’. She’s an actress and opera singer. She does films, recitals, opera, musical theatre, concerts and plays. She’s an incredible cook, has her own blog (dedicated to authentic Italian […]

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