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Not really a Champagne lover? What would New Year’s be without it though 🙁 Whip up a Pitcher of this White Sangria 😉 Champagne..Tequila…White Wine….Spectacular!! Ingredients: 3 medium Navel Oranges… sliced into thin rounds 4 medium Lemons… sliced into thin rounds 4 medium Limes… sliced into thin rounds 6 large fresh Mint Leaves 1/2 cup […]

This Spiced Hot Chocolate warms you from within. 🙂 Ingredients: 4 cups Hot Cocoa made with Milk 1/2 tsp. freshly grated Nutmeg 1/2 tsp. Chili Powder 4 Cinnamon Sticks Directions: Combine Cocoa.. Nutmeg and Chili Powder. Pour into mugs and serve with a cinnamon stick. Recipe courtesy of Eating Well Spiced Hot Chocolate

Kick up your Champagne this New Year’s Eve 🙂 Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups Cointreau or Grand Marnier 1 1/4 cups Cranberry Juice Cocktail 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. fresh Lime Juice 3 tbsp. superfine granulated Sugar (Agave works well also ) 4 cups chilled Champagne or other Sparkling Wine Frozen Cranberries…thawed… for garnish Sugar for Cranberries […]

What would Christmas be without Eggnog?! Make with or without the Booze 😉 Ingredients: 12 eggs 1-1/2 cups Sugar 1/2 teaspoon Salt 2 qts Milk…divided into 1 qt @ 2 tbsp. Vanilla extract 1 tsp. ground Nutmeg 2 cups heavy Whipping Cream Additional nutmeg….for garnish 1/2 (750-mL) bottle Cognac or  Brandy…optional 8 oz. Rum…optional Directions:

Looking for a non alcohol drink for the Holidays? Ingredients: 32oz. Cranberry Juice…chilled 32 oz. Orange flavored Seltzer…chilled 4 tbsp. Honey or Agave Frozen Cranberries. Frozen Orange Slices Candy Canes for garnish Directions: In a large Pitcher or Punch Bowl..combine Orange Seltzer..Cranberry Juice Stir in Honey…. Add frozen Cranberries and Orange slices Serve in Flute […]

Mimosas are fabulous for Brunches or Parties. This recipe is made with Cranberry Juice to add a Holiday twist 🙂 Ingredients: 32 oz. Champagne or Sparkling Wine… chilled 1 oz. Orange liqueur 1 1/2 cup Cranberry Juice…chilled Frozen Cranberries…for garnish Directions: In a large Pitcher…combine Champagne..Orange Liqueur…Cranberry Juice. Pour into Flute Glasses and drop in a few frozen Cranberries […]

Here’s a Holiday twist on  White Russian. 🙂 Ingredients: 2 oz. Vanilla Vodka 1 oz. Peppermint Schnapps 1 oz. Kahlua or Bailey’s 1 oz. Cream or Milk Candy Canes for garnish.   Directions: Pour all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Pour into an ice filled glass…stir with Candy Cane Recipe courtesy of Target […]

Sangria infused with warm winter spices…perfect for the Holidays. Ingredients: Spice Syrup: 2 cups Water 1 cup Sugar 4 Star Anise pods 1/2 tsp. Black Peppercorns 1/2 tsp. whole Cloves Two 3-inch Cinnamon Sticks 1-inch slice of fresh Ginger Sangria: One 750-ml bottle Dry Red Wine…. Grenache.. Syrah or Cabernet Sauvignon 1/2 cup fresh Orange […]

You don’t think of Tequila when you think Christmas….  But a mix of winter spices and ginger beer make this a seasonal drink worth a try 😉 Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Silver Tequila 1/2 oz. Lime Juice 1/2 oz. Cranberry Spice Syrup* 2 oz. Ginger Beer Lime Wheel for garnish Spice Syrup: 1 1/2 cup Brown […]

My favorite Christmas flavor is Gingerbread. 🙂  I love Gingerbread in any form… Cookie…Cake…Latte… and now… Martini. Ingredients for 1 serving: 2 oz. Vanilla Vodka 1/2 oz. Kahlua 1/2 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream 3 tbsp. Gingerbread Syrup 1/2 oz. Half and Half Gingerbread Cookies …for the rim and for garnish Whipped Cream for garnish Directions: