Cranberry Bellinis

Ring in the new year by making these seasonal Cranberry Bellinis! Unsweetened cranberry juice is combined with simple syrup and prosecco to create these festive cocktails that are perfect for New Year’s Eve!

Ring in the new year by making these seasonal Cranberry Bellinis! Unsweetened cranberry juice is combined with simple syrup and prosecco to make these create these festive cocktails that are perfect for New Year's Eve!

New Year’s Eve is THIS WEEK!

I don’t know about y’all, but I love the idea of having a signature cocktail whenever I host a party. And since we miiiiiiight be hosting folks this week — you know, since we have a baby who will NOT be impressed by going out for New Year’s Eve festivities — I figured it was time for me to figure out what to make, drink-wise. [Read more…]

Mexican Hot Cocoa Mix

 

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Holiday shopping done? Are you sure? Because there’s nothing worse than forgetting to get a holiday gift for someone special. (Actually, here’s one thing that might be worse: You could receive a gift from someone from whom you weren’t expecting a gift, and then wish you had gotten them something too.) [Read more…]

Easy Bourbon Apple Cider

Bourbon Apple Cider | Feast + West for My Cooking Spot

This is Susannah from Feast + West, here with a favorite fall beverage!

I know it’s autumn when I have my first sip of apple cider. Sweet, fruity and spicy; it’s a guilty pleasure I cherish throughout the season.

But who has time to sit around and mull their own? Sometimes, I’d rather cheat and buy a gallon of fresh cider from a local orchard or at the farmers market. One of my favorite things to do is mix it into cocktails. Bourbon is probably my favorite spirit of all, and it pairs so well with apple cider.

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Orange Pina Colada Spritzer

Orange Pina Colada Spritzer - don't give in to fall just yet! | Get the recipe on MyCookingSpot.com!

Have you ever stared into your pantry blankly? I don’t mean that zombie stare you get when you’re starving, but are too lazy to make anything.

I mean the one where you want to have something different and interesting, and your brain is trying to pair the half-empty bag of chocolate chips with that forgotten jar of roasted red peppers and the last package of strawberry Pop-Tarts that no one touched because some jerk squeezed the pouch until the tarts broke to bits.

This Orange Pina Colada Spritzer is a little bit like that. Borne from a craving for something I’d never heard of but desperately wanted when the name popped into my head. [Read more…]