From Faith: What does a bartender do in a huge snowstorm with no ingredients for a cocktail? If that bartender is our contributor Anthony DeSerio, he starts scrounging and brainstorming. Now he’s inspiring us, too. Anthony was house-sitting at his sister’s when the storm hit and wouldn’t quit. After running around shoveling and buttoning up the […]
When regular contributor Alex Province and Matthew Bennett recently found themselves with family in mountainous Bend, Oregon, they entertained everyone with their classic dirty vodka martinis. If you’ve ever wondered how to make a simple, delicious martini with style, this is it. (Supermarket olives in a jar are fine.)
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer… and if you’re looking for something a little different in the “cheer,” category give the Figgy-Orange Cocktail a try. This recipe from Food & Wine combines the beautiful flavors and aromas of the season in one festive glass. The cocktail calls for Punt e Mes, which is an Italian vermouth. It’s […]
From Alex Province: While I was looking for the perfect (low alcohol) cocktail to serve over the holidays, I stumbled across this martini courtesy of Bourbon & Branch of San Francisco for Williams-Sonoma and it was love at first sight. Now, anything served in a martini glass is festive in my opinion. And, because it […]
When there’s a chill in the air, put some bourbon in your glass. This cozy cocktail created by Alex Province will delight and relax you and your guests. You’ll want to make this in early autumn when temps dip into the 40s and 50s overnight. And it makes a great pre- or post-Thanksgiving drink, too. […]
Since everyone on The Food Schmooze Party crew loves watermelon, we asked contributor Alex Province to create a cocktail using it. His fabulous Watermelon-Lime Martini was born, shaken vigorously and served icy cold. We think it’s one of the best “martinis” we’ve ever had.