As the weather warms up this spring, gatherings and get-togethers among friends ramp up. To make sure you're always prepared for even the most last-minute invites (or unexpected drop-ins), we've got some easy cocktail and snack pairings to whip up in no time.
If you're thinking about inviting friends over for brunch, but you don't know where to begin, let a chef help you out. John Perkins, chef-owner of Juniper, has put together a stunning Southern-style brunch that will impress anyone, and it's as effortless as it is beautiful.
Potlikker Bloody Mary
From just three whole beets, make crunchy, satisfying croquettes, green chips and a refreshing balsamic-beet shrub.
Mezcal and coffee can be great friends, and this cocktail highlights the pairing perfectly. Serve with a side of chocolate covered espresso beans.
This month's cocktail celebrates both St. Patrick's Day and utilizing what you already have in the pantry.
The Bizzy Izzy isn't a new cocktail, but its split base of high-proof bourbon and dry sherry was pretty modern for its time. It's a delicious highball, balanced and easy to sip.
Notes of strawberry, vanilla and chocolate help this simple cocktail practically scream, "Happy Valentine's Day!" Enjoy with some chocolate covered strawberries to really make it come alive.
This drink is a reminder of the more pleasant weather to come and is a perfect offering for those taking a post-holiday break from alcohol. For those not participating in Dry January, an aged rum would transform this recipe into a cocktail effortlessly.
We talked to local makers and chefs on how to use the hero of winter: grapefruit.
It's the last weekend of 2022, which usually means ringing out the year with good food and even better cocktails. If you're hosting, or just need some inspiration for upcoming winter gatherings, we've rounded up some of our favorite party-ready drinks – and a boozy granita, if you're into th…
This cocktail is simple, floral and refreshing. Using a citrus-friendly gin is the trick to making this work.
This fun Christmas-themed Mai Tai lowers the acidity a bit to allow the persimmon notes and smooth mouthfeel from the cinnamon oat-orgeat to shine. The cocktail is fruity, slightly on the sweeter side, and festive.
Think sangria is just for the summer? This fall cocktail recipe shows the versatility of the beloved Spanish drink.
Fresh lime brings brightness and acidity to this classic cocktail.
Sweet, sour, bitter and herbal all at once, the recipe makes a short drink, but you can easily add soda water for a longer-lasting, highball-style cocktail.
This simple highball cocktail combines a watermelon-lemongrass sparkling CBD water, an overnight infusion of pineapple rum and flavors from a classic tropical cocktail with honey, lime and peach.
Although it peaked in the '90s, its revival is underway.
Topped with whipped coconut cream, this dairy-free hot chocolate is warming and delicious whether or not you spike it.
Bursting with cranberry flavor and extra fizz, this nonalcoholic drink fits into any holiday celebration.
Originating in Slavic and Baltic countries, the nonalcoholic fermented drink is as popular today as it was in the 15th century.
This icy cocktail features J. Rieger & Co. Caffè Amaro and Kansas City Whiskey, coconut cream and pineapple.
This easy-peasy self-serve punch is a perfect for entertaining during the holidays.
The complex category of spirits spans artichoke-forward Cynar, cherry-red Campari and bitter, black Fernet-Branca.
Packed with antioxidants, elderberries make a bright, acidic juice – think pomegranate meets blackberry or blueberry – but regional farmers also harvest the berries for jams and syrups.
Cinnamon, ginger and habanero add dimension and spice to this take on the classic Mexican drink.
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It’s true that nuts stuff a relatively hefty amount of fat and calories into small packages, but they also bring plenty of important nutrients, plus protein, fiber and — yes — good fats that are all part of a heart-healthy diet. “Nuts are antioxidant powerhouses containing mono- and polyunsa…
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Hank Dart, a senior health communications lead at Siteman Cancer Center, knows that when people hear “whole grains,” they don’t typically think of pasta — but maybe they should. Shelves in the pasta aisle are now stocked with far more options than traditional noodles made from refined durum …