Long weekends are made for taking a break, eating good food, and enjoying great drinks, and I’ve got two great …
Cinco de Mayo is my favourite spring celebration because it’s all about brightness, joy, plus great food and drinks from the heart of Mexico.
Nothing warms up winter like a great hot cocktail, and this is one of my absolute favorites that I’ve ever discovered, thanks to Highland Park. It’s also incredibly easy recipe, it’s sweet and chocolatey, and it’s pretty much a glass of bliss.
My love of espresso knows no bounds, from a straight espresso with sugar all the way to trying interesting new recipes. For the last year, I’ve been fortunate to have the Breville Barista Express Espresso machine to make my espresso and espresso-based drinks, so I can make a caramel macchiato pretty quickly at this point, but I honestly am not a big fan of buying caramel sauce because–surprise–it’s really easy to make.
Maybe you thought winter was over, but this week has proven it’s still going to be cold for a little while longer, so we’ve got a few special cocktail recipes to help brighten up your evenings, whether you’re relaxing at home or entertaining.
Happy National Caesar Day, Canada. Iceberg Vodka has named May 14th in honour of one of the country’s favorite mixed drink, and with a reported 350 million Caesars being poured every year, it seems like as good a reason as any to celebrate the unique drink that is practically one of the country’s national emblems of patios, warm summer weather, and social occasions.
March is one of those special months when everyone seems to be get sick, and since I caught a little bug myself, it got me thinking about feel-good drinks. Strong, black coffee or tea with lemon and lots of sugar are my go-to standards (strong coffee is always a go-to for me), but I’ve wanted to try making a hot toddy, and I’ve heard that some people think that whisky cures colds. Whether that’s true or not, who can resist a little warm whisky with sugar and spices?
Celebrate the end of the year, or the start of the New Year, with a few spirit, wines, and alcohol suggestions that serve up perfectly with food, treats, or just about any event you have in mind. Suggested spirits include: Canadian Club Chairman’s Select 100% Rye, Knob Creek Straight Kentucky Bourbon, Carnivor Cabernet Sauvignon, Iceberg Chocolate Mint Vodka, and JJ McWilliam Shiraz Cabernet.
Mix something a little different for your Oscar party with three drink recipes that bring gold to your guests thanks to Goldschläger cinnamon schnapps. With its sweet flavour and flecks of gold, this is a great ingredient for making unique cocktails.