Alcoholic Cocktails

Mix Up The Perfect Frozen Piña Colada

The Piña Colada is a relatively simple drink to make.  Typically it is a frozen drink made with coconut creme. You can substitute coconut milk, but the creme is thicker and makes for a better drink. this Frozen Piña Colada recipe will show you how to mix up a perfect version of this coconut and pineapple cocktail. This recipe uses frozen ... Read More »

How to Make Negroni

Serves: 1 Preparation time: 2 mins Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Negroni: 1 part Campari 1 pary Martini Rosso 1 part Prosecco or Beefeater gin Ice cubes Orange slice, to garnish Cooking instructions for Negroni: Plop the ice cubes into a rocks glass and set aside until the outside of the glass turns frosted, indicating that it is chilled. Meanwhile, ... Read More »

How to Make Mint Julep

Serves: 1 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Mint Julep: For the mint syrup: ½ cup sugar ½ cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup water For the drink: 20 mint leaves 3 oz bourbon 2 tsp mint syrup Crushed ice Cooking instructions for Mint Julep: To make the syrup, empty a cup of water into a ... Read More »

How to Make Sazerac

Serves: 1 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Sazerac: 2 fl oz Cognac 1 fl oz Pastis 4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters Crushed ice 1 tsp sugar syrup Twisted lemon peel, to serve Cooking instructions for Sazerac: Pour the Pastis in a tumbler and tilt the glass, while making a circular movement, to swirl around it. Drain it ... Read More »

How to Make Sangria

Serves: 24 Preparation time: 10 mins + 2 hours (inactive) Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Sangria: For the sangria: 1 bottle (750 ml) red wine, chilled 2 cups green grapes, seedless 2 cups red apple wedges, 2 cups orange wedges 2 cups green apple wedges ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup orange liqueur ½ cup brandy ½ cup fresh ... Read More »

How to Make Ramon Gin Fizz

Serves: 1 Preparation time: 2 mins Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Ramon Gin Fizz: ¼ cup gin 1 tbsp sugar syrup 1 tbsp half and half 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 large egg white 3-4 drops orange blossom water 2 tbsp seltzer 1 cup ice cubes Cooking instructions for Ramon Gin Fizz: Pour a bout of gin, simple syrup, lime juice, ... Read More »

How to Make Celery Margarita

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Celery Margarita: 6 celery stalks, rinsed, trimmed and chopped into 1’’ pieces 2 oz sugar syrup 4 oz Lillet Blanc 8 oz silver, 100% agave tequila 4 oz fresh lime juice 4 tender celery stalks with leaves, trimmed Ice cubes Cooking instructions for Celery Margarita: Toss the chopped celery ... Read More »

How to Make Smoky Punch

Yields: 32 glasses Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Smoky Punch: For the ice block: 12 fresh mint sprigs 2 cups baby spinach For the punch: 1 bottle ( 12.7 oz) Green Chartreuse, chilled 3 cups gin, chilled 2 bottles (750 ml) sparkling apple cider, chilled ½ tsp angostura bitters 2 cups water 1 ½ cups fresh ... Read More »

How to Make Cucumber Margarita

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Cucumber Margarita: For the cucumber juice: 1 medium cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped For the margaritas: 4 oz Yellow Chartreuse 8 oz silver, 100% agave tequila 4 oz freshly squeezed out lime juice 4 oz light agave nectar 4 lime wedges Ice cubes Cooking instructions for Cucumber Margarita: To ... Read More »

How to Make Bloody Mary

Serves: 8 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Bloody Mary: For the mix: 3 cups tomato juice 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp hot Tabasco sauce 1 ½ oz freshly squeezed out lime juice 1 ½ oz freshly squeezed out lemon juice 2 tsp fresh horseradish, peeled and finely grated ¾ tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 ... Read More »