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Five Spring Cocktails

Raise your glass to the start of a warmer season with one of these five cocktails, like the Spring White Sangria above. Mix a batch for lunch or dinner, then invite some friends over to celebrate. Cheers! ~ Taste, Williams Sonoma Get all five recipes HERE!  

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Chamoyada Margarita

Inspired by a frozen treat that confectioner Fany Gerson of LaNewyorkina introduced to New Yorkers a couple of summers ago. The classic Mexican street snack is a cup of mango ice drizzled with chamoya (a spicy-tart pickled plum-flavored sauce), sprinkled with Tajín (salted chili powder) and garnished with a stick of salt and chili-coated tamarind […]

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Colorful Egg White Cocktails

Egg white cocktails have been making a major splash in the world of mixology. The ingredient’s unique qualities impart concoctions with a fresh textural dimension and body. Think of it as the cocktail version of latte art. And while most home-bartenders shy away from such recipes, we’re all for taking the plunge and making it […]

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Gadgets That Will Improve Your Mornings

Even the most avid of coffee geeks get stuck in a rut. My old glass-walled French press and a grinder I picked up at the hardware store make coffee that is good enough, sure, but at this point I use them out of habit. A few years ago, I tried a real cold brewer from […]

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Cucumber + Kale Smoothie

Using a mixture of lemon juice and purchased lemonade adds bright, zingy flavor to this super smoothie that will get your weekend started with a jolt of healthy greens. Feel free to use more or less honey or agave nectar, depending on the sweetness of the lemonade you use and your personal preference. ~ taste […]

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Rosy Gin-Kombucha Cocktail

New to kombucha? This cocktail is perfect for a test drive because you’ll get a taste of “original” (unflavored) kombucha. Try Health-Ade or GT’s, which you can find at most supermarkets. ~ Rick Martinez of Bon Appétit Get Rick’s recipe HERE! Image by Alex Lau

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Irish Coffee :: Snow Day

If you’re going to make an Irish coffee, you may as well make the version of Irish coffee from the bar that has been named best bar in the world—NYC’s The Dead Rabbit—that also happens to be famous for its Irish coffee. There are a couple of versions of their recipe in existence. This is […]

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Fermented Raspberry Soda

Cookbook author Amy Thielen likes to add a splash of this tart, naturally fizzy juice to grown-up, not-too-sweet ice cream floats for a bright swath of flavor. We also like mixing it into cocktails and even vinaigrettes. You can start with any fruit, but the smaller and juicier the better. ~ Amy Thielen of Saveur […]

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Beginner’s Vegetable Juice

Familiar ingredients and a strong, earthy vegetable flavor. ~ Sarah Waldman of Food52 Get Sarah’s recipe … Photo by Elizabeth Cecil

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Shaker Vodka Cranberry

A little corny? Maybe. But nothing rounds out a Valentine’s Day menu quite like a pretty-in-pink cocktail to get your evening started. Here are our favorite cocktail recipes for Valentine’s Day. ~ Saveur Get this Romantic Cocktail HERE! Image by Matt Taylor-Gross

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