How about treating holiday guests to a new twist on traditional eggnog? Consider Maple Grove’s Pamela Mercado Michelli’s recipe for Puerto Rican coconut eggnog. Read more about Resident Offers Her Take on Coquito
This cocktail is very easy to prepare and noncommittal, too, as these ingredients are often available in smaller format bottles, so give it a try.
- 2 oz. dry vermouth
- 1 oz. Benedictine (a liqueur flavored with 27 flowers, herbs, roots and spices)
- 3 dashes of absinthe
Put ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, strain and serve.
Garnish with an orange twist!
- 3 large scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1/4 cup each)
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
- 1.5 oz. Titos vodka
- 6 drops green food coloring
- whipped cream, for topping
- maraschino cherry, for topping
In a blender, mix ice cream, heavy cream, peppermint extract, vodka and food coloring until smooth. Pour into a glass. Top with whipped cream and a cherry. Read more about Sweeten up St. Patrick’s Day.
The holidays are upon us—that crazy time of food preparation, dinner guests, gift wrapping and the in-laws. It’s a time for family and friends and this month always calls for a celebration, cheers and a toast. You may be the host this year, and we’ve got seven ways to make it a gathering they’ll not soon forget.
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