When asked to create a cocktail suitable for brunch for our Food Schmooze® party celebrating breakfast, Anthony DeSerio invented a beautiful punch—that packs a punch. It’s a knock-out. Reason enough, we thought, to warm the griddle, pull out the waffle iron, and call a few friends over for brunch this weekend.
We learned a ton from Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, when she was a guest on The Food Schmooze®. Listen to the show now to discover the origins of some of your favorite spirits. Negroni fans will love the variation called the Ciao Bella (courtesy of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a division […]
The Sexy Mexican Paloma
From Faith: Margaritas are fun but we think it’s a real party when you start shaking up the Sexy Mexican Paloma cocktail for your friends. Our contributor Anthony DeSerio, a Connecticut barender, created this delight by pairing tequila with ruby red grapefruit juice and a touch of honey. This is a beautiful summer sipper. And […]
Campari-Grapefruit Party Popsicles!
All you need are popsicle molds or ice cube trays for this winning recipe, inspired by our pals at the Food Network magazine. But I’ve added a little something because I adore the Italian liquer, Campari, widely available here, paired with grapefruit juice; I order that combination before dinner all summer long. — FM Photo: […]
Cocktail: Ginger Beer-Carrot Boat Rocker
From Faith: We loved the last carrot juice cocktail our contributor Anthony DeSerio made for us, and that had us wondering what else he might have up his sleeve… in an hour he created a health-conscious twist on the classic Dark & Stormy, combing three juices — carrot, grapefruit, and apple — with light rum and […]