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Halloween Cocktail: Pumpkin Old Fashioned

Forget the pumpkin mousse (or the kid’s candy stash); this year serve the grown-ups a pumpkin-inspired cocktail instead. Bourbon, maple syrup, and pumpkin–festive yet classic flavors, and it’s perfect right through Thanksgiving. PUMPKIN OLD-FASHIONED 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1½ ounces bourbon 1 ounce maple syrup ½ ounce Grand Marnier Dash orange bitters Orange peel twist, [...]

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Fall Cocktail: Pear & Cranberry Sparkler

Fall Cocktail: Pear & Cranberry Sparkler

The end of peach season means saying goodbye to Bellinis and hello to another sparkling cocktail. We were desperate for a new sparkling cocktail to serve at brunch and holiday soirees but apples just wouldn’t do. With pears coming into season we grabbed pear nectar and our favorite sparkling Italian dessert wine and voila—a sparkling [...]

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Summer Cocktail: Moscow Mule

Summer Cocktail: Moscow Mule

Even if you don’t like vodka, just saying “Moscow Mule” makes this a go-to summer cocktail.

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Spring Cocktail: The Madison Parksider

Spring Cocktail: The Madison Parksider

There’s something about sipping a refreshing cocktail on a weekend afternoon to welcome the spring sunshine that we can’t resist. This cucumber-gin concoction is from one of our favorite New York City haunts, Eleven Madison Park; amazingly, it’s just as tasty without the booze. The Madison Parksider Ice 6 cucumber segments, cut into 1-inch cubes, [...]

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Christmas Cocktail: Pomegranate Margaritas

This festive cocktail will get you in the mood for the holidays. (And if it doesn’t, nothing will.) POMEGRANATE MARGARITAS 4 ounces white tequila 2 ounces limeade (fresh if possible) 1/2 cup pomegranate juice Fresh pomegranate seeds, for garnish In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, limeade, and pomegranate juice. Shake and pour into highball glasses [...]

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