Vampire’s Kiss

Vampire's Kiss

  I still can't get over Halloween, so I'm going to keep posting my spooky drinks. This one uses my delicious Blackberry Liqueur and grenadine, and between those two ingredients and the cranberry juice, it's a luscious red color. It's also nice and tart, which I appreciate. If you feel like serving it for a fall feast, I won't quibble. I'll just keep the Halloween flow going a little longer. Food pairing: All Day I…

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Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2

Have I mentioned how much I love Halloween? Only about 637 times, but I'm going to mention it again. I LOVE Halloween. Don't get me wrong; I can't even peek at a horror movie unless it's at least 50 years old and very gentle. But I enjoy the slightly spooky and mysterious vibe, the dressing up, and of course the cocktails.This one is a classic and involves one of my favorite spirits, gin. It's easy…

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Dracula

Dracula

  I can't tell you how much I enjoy Halloween! It's probably my favorite time of the year, so I will be focusing on Halloween cocktails for a while. This one is from the excellent people at Copper Cat Distillery in Woodinville, WA. Brandy is the focus here, but you will really notice the pomegranate flavor from my Sugar-Free Grenadine. It's rich and just a little bit tart, which is also fantastic for fall.Recipe pairing:…

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Cape Codder

Cape Codder

As we transition into fall, I still have some Diet cranberry juice in the fridge. Let's use it up! This cocktail is so simple; it only has two ingredients and takes just a couple of minutes to prepare. The optional garnish also takes minimal effort. The flavors here are very simple, but don't leave out that squeeze of lime at the end! It really perks things up. This is a lovely tribute to Cape Cod…

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Rum Chaita

Rum Chaita

This is one of my very own recipes. I love Chai tea and drink it with cream and a little Stevia all the time. This boozy version is inspired by RumChata, which is a (very sugary) cream-based liqueur with rum. You’re welcome. Food pairing: 4505 Meats Chicharrones. I love the Jalapeño Cheddar flavor but take your pick.  

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Pumpkin Pie Spice Martini

pumpkin spice martini low carb

  I have to admit it: I’m not one of those people who needs seasons. I’m pretty happy with a steady 80 degrees and sun. This cocktail might help me to welcome fall a little bit more easily, so I can put on my gloves and boots and heavy coat and scarf and…drink a warming, mellow cocktail. And the best part is that it’s lower in sugar and extremely easy to make. Let’s focus on…

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