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Alcohol

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The end of summer can bring sweltering heat and ridiculous humidity, and sometimes there's no better way to cool off and forget about your frizzy hair than with a delicious summer cocktail....
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It turned out to be a relatively chill holiday party this year—you snacked on some cheese and drank a couple glasses of spiced rum punch over...
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We’re not experts on sparkling wine or even the proper way to taste it, but we are experts on pretending to be fancy ladies. And the best way to fake the fancy whether for a Valentine’s Day dinner or...
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Hot beverages are the perfect prescription for chilly autumn and winter nights. Fortified with brown liquors and heavy creams and spiced with seasonal flavors, like cinnamon and mint, these winter...
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Alcohol lifts us high and crashes us down, usually by way of terrible side effects like temporary vertigo (aka “the spins”) and what I like to call selective memory (aka blackouts, brownouts, or “I...
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Nothing turns a gathering into a party faster than hearing someone bust open a bottle of bubbly. But most sparkling-wine drinkers are out to find a good bottle at a great price—at least, no one I...
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Up until this year, I’ve never been much of a white wine drinker. It used to be a little too sweet for me, but now I’ve come to appreciate it as a classy accompaniment to a sunny afternoon, a light...
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Who says Jello-O shots are only for college co-eds? The next time you want the fun of a Jell-O shot and want to serve them (instead of pop ’em), give this recipe a shot.
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A good dram of whiskey, like a good glass of wine, pint of beer, cup of coffee, or square of chocolate, is a sensuously intoxicating experience. However, just like all of the other gustatory...
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We have all made the vodka-infused watermelon in college, where you cut off the top, pour a bottle of vodka right in the hole, and slice up the chunks to eat like shots. This summer, I have been...
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For martini purists, the Kangaroo martini (a.k.a vodkatini, vodka martini) is somewhat of a sacrilege. A martini, by definition, is gin-based. But for the rest of us—the hoi polloi, the equal...