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Entries from the ‘Cocktail O’Clock’ Category

cocktail o'clock: cranberry orange spritzer

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In a champagne flute combine 2 teaspoons Cointreau or other orange liqueur and 2 tablespoons cranberry juice. Top with equal parts ginger ale and champagne or sparkling wine. …

cocktail o'clock: hot buttered rum

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In a large mug combine 4 teaspoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon room temperature butter, a healthy pinch each ground allspice and ground clove. Add 2 ounces rum, fill …

Cocktail o'clock: Lemon-Ginger Hot Toddy

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In a large mug combine 2 tablespoons each honey, lemon juice, and thinly sliced ginger. Add 2 ounces brandy, fill with boiling water and top with a lemon …

creepy cocktail o'clock: spooky rum cooler

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Spread black sanding sugar on a saucer. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of a glass, then dip in sugar. Add ice. In a cocktail shaker filled …

Cocktail o'clock: hot spiked apple cider

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Heat 3/4 cup apple cider. Pour into a heat-proof mug along with 1 ounce spiced rum. Garnish with a slice of lemon…

cocktails with fresh, in-season ingredients

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Just in case you thought CSA groups were a bunch of veggie-crunching nerds, I thought I'd share with you a few pictures of a recent happy hour hosted …

Cocktail o'clock: champagne cocktail

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Soak a sugar cube with Angostura bitters and drop it into a flute of champagne or sparkling wine. Serve immediately…

Cocktail o'clock: citrus vodka swizzle

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In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1 ounce vodka, 1/2 ounce Grande Marnier and 2 ounces orange juice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled …