Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail with Nino Franco

Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail

Need a signature drink for your holiday festivities? Then look no further! My friends at Nino Franco are sharing their killer seasonal cocktail recipe with us and I highly suggest you try it. I whipped up a few and will certainly be serving these at my seasonal celebrations! Get the recipe below for these delicious Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktails…   Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail INGREDIENTS:  5 oz. Nino Franco Rustico NV Prosecco 1 oz. apple cider 1/2 oz Root 23 Maple Cinnamon Simple Syrup DIRECTIONS: Pour 5 oz. of Nino Franco Prosecco in a cocktail glass. Spoon the syrup in …

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Crown Royal Texas Mesquite: Smoked to Perfection

There are many perks to being a writer and recipe developer in the food and drinks industry. I literally eat and drink for a living. It’s the ultimate life-hack. But one of the perks I didn’t know would be such a fun and common occurrence were the launch parties. When a new product is about to hit the market, brands tend to throw themed parties for the press to stir up excitement. They’re fabulous. Not only do I get to go to these parties as part of my ‘job’, the brands often let me bring a guest… and if you’re …

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Passion Fruit & Peach Smash Gin Cocktail

Patio season is on the horizon. Yes, I know that might seem like a far-fetched notion for those of you on the East Coast right about now, but trust me. The warmer weather is coming! So it’s time to start preparing. Dust off the lounge chairs. Prune the hedges. And get your cocktail arsenal in order. Because let’s face it, there’s nothing more lovely than sitting on the patio and sipping on a good drink. Today I have a fantastically fruity libation to add to your bag of tricks… the Passion Fruit & Peach Smash Gin cocktail. Drink inspiration can …

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Skinny Citrus Bramble

Spring is upon us and with it comes fresh flowers, delectable, fruits, and the threat of swimsuit season. Oh, don’t pretend like you don’t know what I am talking about. As the weather warms and winter becomes a chilly memory, a little nagging voice in the back of your head starts the cyclical chant “swimsuit season, swimsuit season.” Sure you could start off spring by depriving yourself of all of its glorious bounty, or you could just make minor tweaks that you’ll barely notice. Take for instance, today’s cocktail recipe, the Skinny Citrus Bramble. With the help of Diet 7UP, …

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Patrón Tequila Margarita of the Year – Part 1

There are some contests that just seem like a waste of time and resources, like professional hotdog eating. Seriously, why would you dunk a perfectly good hotdog in a bucket of water and try to eat as many as you can in as little time as possible?! Useless. Then there are the contests that actually accomplish something spectacular… like Patrón Tequila’s annual Margarita of the Year contest. Pitting some of the world’s best mixologists against each other to create the best tasting margarita recipe?! Whoever came up with this idea is clearly a genius. Last year I personally introduced you …

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Gin Mimosas

When you’re a bride with a killer rock n’ roll style and a groom with sick graphic design skills, then you bet your wedding is going to kick ass.  That was the case for gorgeous couple Zach and Molly’s Pennsylvania nuptials.  Complete with brass knuckles, leopard skin shoes, tattoos, and a Dia de los Muertos dessert table, this is one affair you wouldn’t want to miss.  So display your tats with pride and mix up our inspired Gin Mimosas cocktail, it’s time to celebrate the vows “till death do us part!” with Molly and Zach. GIN MIMOSAS INGREDIENTS 2 ounces …

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Blackberry Basil Martinis

There’s nothing that gets me salivating more than a uniquely inspired event.  Inspiration can truly come from anywhere and often when they are catapulted out of left-field, they tend to be the best.  Today’s shoot happens to be one of these genius themes.  With a delicious mixed drink as the foundation, this talented group of vendors created a stunning New England affair.  That’s right, they modeled the whole wedding after a blackberry martini!  Deliciously ingenious, no?!  As an extra special treat, The Frosted Petticoat staff has created and included a yummy Blackberry Martini recipe for you to enjoy.  So if you …

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Cinnamon Backwoods Cocktail

When in Charleston, embrace the Southern culture and enjoy a good old fashioned regional drink.  Inspired by today’s South Carolinian nuptials, our Cinnamon Backwoods Cocktail is sure to transport you to the days of southern charm with a hint of 1920’s prohibition. Take part in a bit of America’s naughtier history as you sip on this libation and follow along as Angie and Mike give us a peek into their Charleston nuptials. Photographer Priscilla Thomas walks us through the day: Angie and Mike’s Wickliffe House wedding features fresh spring colors of blue, blush and white. The couple worked together on every …