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Fresh Lime, Grapefruit + Mint Rum Cocktail

Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day or any Summer holiday gathering call for cocktails that are a refreshing blend of all the season has to offer! Fresh squeezed lime and grapefruit juices muddled together with just picked mint create a tasty fresh citrus rum cocktail perfect for entertaining or simply cooling off with your toes in […]

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Raspberry Mocktail Punch Recipe

I love my champers but when entertaining you must consider the needs of your guests and offer an non-alcoholic beverage. This Raspberry Mocktail Punch is fruity, festive and alcohol free.  A mocktail is great for non-drinkers as well as hydrating all your guests but be sure you don’t skip on flavor. Just because you are […]

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The Perfect Autumn Bellini Recipe {#SundaySupper}

Cooler temperatures and additional clothing layers have never stopped me from enjoying a chilled glass of champers. However, it does make me crave a slightly “warmer” version with spices such as cardamom and allspice found in this Autumn Bellini recipe.   Breakfast Apple-Currant Dutch Baby Pancake by The Weekend Gourmet Apple Swirled Pumpkin Yeast Bread […]

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The Ultimate Summer Solstice Cocktail

For me there are two culinary reminders that the Summer Solstice is here – lemonade and lavender. I still can hear the calm voice of the Country Time Lemonade commercials from the 80’s letting us all know that “summer is just a short 94 days long this year…”, those precious fleeting days of warmth and feeling free, […]

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Dark And Irish Guinness Cocktail

You have heard of a Dark + Stormy, now try a Dark + Irish! Guinness, Dark Rum, Cold Brewed Coffee and Simple Syrup come together to create a rich beer cocktail to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or for that matter… any day of the year! This beer cocktail is surprisingly rich in body and flavor, […]

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Bailey’s Bonfire Spiked Warm Milk + Chocolate

Few things can warm you through to your toes after a day on the slopes like a Bailey’s Spiked Warm Milk. This version adds a toasted marshmallow sweetness to the top layer along with shaved dark chocolate. Sip as you watch the flurries out the window. If you are feeling really decadent, try adding a […]

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New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails

Whether your New Year’s Eve plans include a large gathering or a more intimate evening for two, Champagne cocktails create a festive atmosphere that will last well past 12:01 am. Here are a few variations sure to add a signature touch to your evening, be sure to click through the links to see the full […]

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Homemade Organic Lavender Honey {#SundaySupper}

Perfect to make and keep on hand to add to hot tea or to add a wonderful natural sweetness to your favorite cocktail, this Lavender Honey is also the perfect gift from the kitchen to bring as a hostess or “welcome to the neighborhood” gift. Organic Lavender Honey INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup lavender flowers, organic or […]

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Entertaining Summer Style: Finds For Your Table

Memorial Day. Fourth of July. Labor Day. Three holiday weekends that are classic summer entertaining opportunities. You can almost feel the excitement building in the air as the dates approach. Our Nations colors become part of our home and tablescape design. Fly your flag high and break out the Red, White & Blue with these […]

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Holiday Gram Cocktail Recipe via @AnAppealingPlan #SundaySupper #HolidayEntertaining Side 1000

The Christmas Gram Cocktail Recipe

If you are not familiar with the movie ELF starring Will Farrel, I HIGHLY recommend watching it. It will become one of your favorites as well, I guarantee it. If you are familiar with it, you may remember the scene where Buddy first meets his dad and sings his version of a Christmas gram. The […]

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