Handcrafted Cocktails

By Bonnie Rush | Handmade and homegrown drinks

Pomegranate Aperitif Recipe

Pomegranate Aperitif<p>Saba is wine-grape juice that’s been reduced until syrupy and concentrated. If you can’t find it, use a few drops of aged balsamic vinegar.<p>Ingredients<p>6 Servings<p>1 cup pomegranate juice<br>• 2 tablespoons saba<br>• 2 cups Lillet Blanc<br>• 4 dashes celery bitters<br>• Club soda<p>Preparation<p>Whisk …

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Agricole-Guava Cooler Recipe - Martin Cate | Food & Wine

Fill a shaker with ice. Add the guava nectar, <i>rhum agricole</i>, lime juice, Simple Syrup, Navan and bitters; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks …

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Meadow Mocktails | Food & Wine Recipe

• 1/2 cup basil leaves<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<br>• 11 ounces chilled fresh grapefruit juice<br>• 1/4 ounces Angostura bitters<br>• 40 ounces chilled sparkling …

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Make a Martini Like a Pro With Audrey Saunders

</head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Audrey Saunders<p>Owner / Pegu Club / New York City<p>The hardest things to master are often the simplest. Take the martini. Put gin and vermouth in a glass and …

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Yum, We Love . . . Mint Juleps!

I went up the street to the local produce market yesterday to pickup a little fresh mint. And by a little I mean, my hand-basket was overflowing. In …

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Lemon Thyme-Peach Lemonade

5.0 by 5 people<p>Rate me!<p>Makes: 8 servings<br>• Yields: 8 cups<br>• Start to Finish: 15 mins<p>Nutrition Facts (Lemon Thyme-Peach Lemonade)<p>Per serving:<br>• 115 kcal cal.,<br>• 0 …

Mumbai Mules {with Coriander, Cumin and Saffron}

<i>An unconventional take on the Moscow Mule, this savory-sweet, vodka-based cocktail gets a kick from toasted coriander, cumin, cardamom, and saffron</i> …

Signature Cocktail | Peach Rose Lemonade

February is a time for soft romance and the anticipation of spring, so for this month’s inspiration board and signature cocktail, I wanted to keep …

Blood Orange Bourbon Smash with Spicy Vanilla Sugar.

Please pretend this is a Jem valentine.I think I say this every year, but it’s only because I think of it every year. If I had to be in first or …

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Mixology Monday: A Winter Pear Cocktail

Halloween was skipped this year. Not on purpose, but Christopher and I found ourselves on a flight crossing coasts on the 31st. By the time we landed …

Easy Christmas-Brunch Cocktail: Blood Orange “Pomosas”

Written by Kelli Hall<p>What’s the last thing I want to do on Christmas morning? Cook up a complicated brunch for our family drop-ins. My solution: easy …

Make It in a Mug: The Pear Moscow Mule

Is it just us, or is everything just a little bit better when served in a mug? From soup to nuts, from cocoa to cocktails, we’re snubbing the …

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Spicy Orange-Bourbon Hot Chocolate

How was your Thanksgiving weekend? Ours was good. It was easy and fun. I made this Chocolate Mousse Pie with Phyllo Crust and it was SO GOOD and much …

South Side Recipe

South Side<p>Ingredients<p>makes 1 Servings<p>8 fresh mint leaves, slapped<br>• 3 oz. dry gin<br>• 1½ oz. fresh lemon juice<br>• ¾ oz. simple syrup<br>• Club soda<br>• Lemon peel<p>Preparation<p>Combine mint, gin, lemon juice, and syrup in a highball glass. Fill glass with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with lemon peel.<p>Recipe by …

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Saint-Florent Cocktail Recipe - Bon Appétit Recipe

Saint-Florent Cocktail<p>An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin.<p>Ingredients<p>8 Servings<p>honey syrup<p>¼ cup clover honey<p>assembly<p>1½ cups gin<br>• ¾ cup fresh lime juice<br>• ½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti<br>• Angostura bitters<br>• Champagne or sparkling wine<br>• 8 lime wheels<p>Preparation<p>honey …

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Creepy Halloween Cocktails (Part Three): The Poisoned Apple

Written by Kelli Hall<p><i>With Apples, Tequila, and Pomegranates</i><p>If pressed to pick my poison, tequila is always my drink of choice. This potent potion …

Horse's Neck Recipe

Though ginger has been consumed for millennia, ginger beer dates to 1700s England, when the root was fermented to make a mildly alcoholic drink. Most beers are nonalcoholic now, but they're zippier than ale; we prefer them for mixing in cocktails like this cognac-based drink. The wide spiral peel …

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Kentucky Buck Recipe

"Bucks" are a family of drinks that consist of ginger beer plus a spirit and citrus—a category that includes this fruity refresher as well as the classic Moscow Mule. There are plenty of good ginger beers on the market, but our favorite is one made from scratch using soda water and a syrup infused …

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Apple Daisy Recipe

Today's mixologists, with their muttonchops and handlebars, have a historical influence: the Victorian male. These guys took their mustaches seriously, so much so that in mid-1800s England, a special teacup was designed for them. Its porcelain lip incorporated a bat-shaped guard that cradled the …

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Adonis Recipe - Kat Bangs | Food & Wine

• In a cocktail shaker, combine fino sherry, sweet vermouth and orange bitters. Add ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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Wine Spritzer Recipe

Wine Spritzer<p>A good rule of thumb, regardless of batch size, is three parts wine to one part club soda.<p>Ingredients<p>Makes 1 Servings<p>3 oz. aromatic white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, or Gewürztraminer)<br>• 1 oz. club soda<br>• dash of orange or lemon bitters<br>• 1 Orange or lemon twist<p>Preparation<p>Pour wine …

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The Best Bloody Mary Recipe

The Best Bloody Mary<p>This is the best Bloody Mary recipe because you make your own mix (which means you can customize it to your heart's content). And hey, don't forget the Guinness.<p>Ingredients<p>Makes 12 Servings<p>1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped<br>• 1 large carrot, peeled, coarsely chopped<br>• 1 …

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Cranberry Rum Punch Recipe - Bon Appétit Recipe

Cranberry Rum Punch<p>“This makes you feel like you’re on vacation no matter where you are.” —Alison Roman, senior associate food editor<p>Ingredients<p>6 Servings<p>2 cups fresh cranberries<br>• ½ cup sugar<br>• 1 cup white rum<br>• ½ cup fresh lime juice<br>• Mint sprigs (for serving)<p>Preparation<p>Bring cranberries, sugar, and 2 cups …

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BLACKBERRY RUM FIZZ RECIPE

The end of summer means saying goodbye to the season’s darkest and most flavorful berry. And, there’s no better way to say goodbye to something than …

Sexy Fig and Lemon Fizz

Peach Sangria with Elderflower

On a hot summer eve, what could be more refreshing than an icy glass of Peach Sangria. This has been my saving grace, perking me up, after days of …

Pineapple Mojitos Recipe - Jose Enrique | Food & Wine

Ingredients<p>pineapple syrup<p>1 1/2 pounds peeled fresh pineapple chunks<br>• 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar<p>mojitos<p>1/2 pound diced fresh pineapple (2 …

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