Cocktails Recipes

Easy cocktail recipes for home entertaining or just for unwinding after a long day.

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Food hacks I learned during the holidays

When Speedy bought a couple of young coconuts for Christmas Eve's buko pandan dessert, I wondered what I'd do with the coconut water. The fridge was full; so was the freezer. ... »

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White sangria with citrus and mint

Unlike the older recipe in the archive, this white sangria has no fruit juices and no club soda. It is pure white wine sweetened with a little simple syrup and flavored with ... »

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Tropical suburban sunset

Naming cocktail drinks can be a headache. The easiest technique is to simply enumerate the ingredients, but 3 fruit juices + silver tequila = delicious cocktail drink doesn't ... »

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Brandy Alexander

Just who the Alexander is for whom the drink was named is a mystery. There are at least three claimants to the honor, one of them being Alexander II of Russia, ... »

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Lime, rum and basil cocktail

I've had this basil-vodka gimlet recipe on my Bookmarks bar for so long. I waited until our lime tree started bearing fruits again (it doesn't during the summer) then I waited ... »

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Affogato-style Silom Sunrise

Imagine Tequila Sunrise without orange juice but with pureed sweet ripe mangoes instead. The resulting mixed drink is thicker, richer, sweeter and, quite frankly, mesmerizing. ... »

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Holiday cocktails? Try white sangria

The first time I heard about white sangria, I thought of anemia. Sangria is derived from sangre, Spanish for blood, and sangria literally translates to bleeding. Anemia is ... »

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Mango martini. Wow.

Why this drink is labeled a martini is a mystery to me. A martini is a drink made with gin and vermouth but this cocktail drink has neither. The ingredients are fresh mango, ... »