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Posts Tagged ‘Cocktails’

Links We Love This Week

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Here are a few of our favorite finds from around the web this week. Hope you have a lovely weekend! 10 ways to decorate with rope. This watermelon champagne cocktail looks refreshing. Give a simple pair of kicks a makeover with watercolors. Cool textured pillows. A sleek wall-mounted desk. Kristen Flanagan is an associate editor [...]

Links We Love This Week

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Wishing you a laid-back summer weekend! Here are some links we thought you’d enjoy . . . Grilled bacon salad with arugula and balsamic. How’s this for a rainy day project? A breezy DIY hammock. We love the beachy interior of Serena & Lily’s outpost in the Hamptons. Click through for more pictures. This sweet video brings [...]

So You Want to be a Mixologist?

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Have you ever dreamed of being the glamorous, smoothly proficient mixologist in command behind the bar of a high-end cocktail den? It takes more than an exquisite moustache and a love of bitters to do this job. I talked to three of the best bartenders in New York City to find out what it took [...]

Fuss-Free Oscar Party

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The 85th annual Academy Awards are on Sunday and what better way to watch than with friends and some easy, but fancy, food and cocktails? Here are some of our favorite finger foods, dips, and drinks straight from the Martha archives, so you can enjoy Oscar-worthy food without the black dress attire. Drinks to toast [...]

Links We Love: A Valentine’s Day Dinner from The Brother’s Brown School of Cooking

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  Sometimes food should have a sense of humor, which is why we love The Brother’s Brown School of Cooking’s Valentine’s Day Post. Jacob and Thomas have carefully crafted meals fitted for whatever your plans are tonight: eating solo, cooking for that special someone, or feasting with spite. The three menus offer up a cocktail, [...]

Very Merry (and Modern) Port Cocktails

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Jim Meehan’s Third Wheel cocktail 2 oz. Noval Black Port 2 oz. Brewed oolong tea (room temperature) 1 oz. Angel’s Envy Bourbon Build over ice in a wine glass Garnish with a mint sprig Since talking Port with Jim, I’ve been emboldened to do plenty of experimenting myself, including substituting it for sweet vermouth in [...]

Bitters, Bitters Everywhere

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If you’re a cocktail enthusiast, you’ve noticed the recent explosion of artisanal bitters. That dusty bottle of Angostura bitters just won’t cut it anymore when there are dozens of lovingly crafted alternatives. But what exactly are you supposed to do when confronted with chocolate mole, celery, rhubarb, grapefruit, peppermint, or lavender bitters (to name just [...]

Big-Batch Cocktails for Summer Parties

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Warm weather demands that you find some outdoor space and have a party in it. Back yards, beaches, decks, rooftops, or balconies –  any slice of outdoors will do as long as you can catch a glimpse of sky and a warm breeze. When I have a summer get-together, I like to serve beer (pale [...]

What Goes Into a Cocktail Photo Shoot

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  When I was assigned the role of food stylist for our cocktail app, Martha Makes Cocktails, I was faced with a new challenge. After almost 10 years of work at Martha Stewart as a food editor and stylist, I thought I had jumped every food styling hurdle there was. But this one gave me [...]