Jewel Cocktail Recipe

Jewel cocktail recipe

The Jewel Cocktail combines and unlikely trio of ingredients to make an incredibly delicious tasting beverage. Green Chartreuse, Dry Gin, and Italian Vermouth bring into play a medium-dry, fast working cocktail. Ok, I have to admit, I’d never consider these ingredients together. Several polled cocktail aficionado friends seemed skeptical. However, a common consensus is this …

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Union Jack Cocktail Recipe

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The Union Jack cocktail, a layered drink, will certainly impress your British friends. Created for style and color, the herbaceous and sweet liqueurs mix as you gently tilt the glass and sip. This is a cocktail made for beauty, not function. The taste is average, with the more adventuresome finding it “interesting.” No matter your …

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Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

Yellow parrot cocktail recipe 1 strong on the absinthe and anise flavors, this is a herbal cocktail which will invigorate an appetite. Sweet and smooth with a long finish.

Strong on the absinthe and anise flavors, this is a herbal cocktail which will invigorate an appetite. Sweet and smooth with a long finish. Pin this recipe!

Self-Starter Cocktail Recipe

Self starter cocktail recipe

The Self-Starter Cocktail is tiny in proportions, as it doesn’t need much to give you the push for an excellent drink. Full of French influence, from the Lillet Blanc to Abinsinthe, Apricot Brandy, and a bit of British gin to round it out. A light spring or summertime cocktail, refreshing and easy to sip as …

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Leap Year Cocktail Recipe

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The Leap Year Cocktail Recipe was popular for celebrations and proposals at the Savoy Hotel, where it was invented by Harry Craddock on February 29th, 1928. Deliciously citrusy with notes of orange and lemon coming through over a splash of gin across the palate. This cocktail is worthy of a New Year’s celebration every year, …

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Yodel Cocktail Recipe

Yodel cocktail recipe

The Yodel cocktail is perfect for the cocktail imbiber who wants more of an adult mimosa. However, you’re going to already want to be a Fernet-Branca fan before you indulge in one of these. For the uninitiated, Fernet-Branca is a very herbal and bitter tasting amaro liqueur. Made of 27 herbs in a very secret …

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Braised Sauerkraut and Sausage Recipe

Braised sauerkraut and sausage recipe

A classic German Christmas dish and fit for cold weather, this braised sauerkraut and sausage recipe includes bacon and apple for a very flavorful and hearty dish. In addition to being one of the ingredients, pair with a glass of Riesling wine. Pin this recipe! Looking for a some lighter fare for your next meal? …

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Roasted Moroccan Carrots

Roasted moroccan carrots 2 these roasted moroccan carrots match their intensity in color with vibrant flavors. Using common moroccan spices, including cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and coriander, this dish will pair nicely with your main entrée in typical mediterranean fashion.

These roasted Moroccan carrots match their intensity in color with vibrant flavors. Using common Moroccan spices, including cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and coriander, this dish will pair nicely with your main entrée in typical Mediterranean fashion.

Nicoise Salad with Seared Tuna

Nicoise salad with seared tuna

The Nicoise Salad as a classic French salad, originating from the city of Nice. Served as a composed salad, or mise en place, this is the perfect opportunity to put your plating skills to the test and present your companions with a beautiful salad. Thinking of making this Nicoise Salad for date night? Start out …

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Blood and Sand Cocktail Recipe

Blood and sand cocktail recipe

The Blood and Sand cocktail is one of the more contentious cocktails in a bartender’s back pocket. Fresh blood orange juice, sweet Vermouth, and Heering cherry liqueur, along with blended scotch create a balanced and uniquely-refreshing cocktail with hints of cherry and tart citrus. If made correctly, I like to think of it as a …

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