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Chambord Kir Royale

Chambord Kir Royale

YIELDS: Serves 2 My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 Oz. Chambord liquor 1 - 2 Splits of Prosecco 4 Fresh raspberries DIRECTIONS 1. Add one ounce of...

Mixed Citrus Mimosa

Mixed Citrus Mimosa

YIELDS:Serves 2My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients1 Navel orange, juiced 1 Pink grapefruit, juiced 1 Blood orange, juiced 1-2 Splits of Champagne or...

White Russian

White Russian

YIELDS: Serves 1 My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 1/2 Oz. Vodka, good quality 1 1/2 Oz. Kahlua 3 Oz. Heavy Cream, half and half or whole milk 3...

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail

YIELDS: Serves 6My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Bottle of Quality Champagne 6 Sugar cubes 6 Strips of Orange zest Orange bittersDIRECTIONS 1. Place...

MARTINIS

French Martini

French Martini

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 2 Oz. Vodka, good quality 1 Oz. Chambord (raspberry liqueur) 2 Oz. Pineapple Juice Fresh Raspberries to garnish DIRECTIONS 1. Place ice in a shaker. Add all the ingredients except for the raspberries. Shake until really cold.2. Strain...

Appletini

Appletini

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 Oz. Green Apple Vodka 1 Oz. Sour Mix 2 Oz. Apple Cider Or Apple Juice Granny Smith apple slice...

Limequat Vodka Martini

Limequat Vodka Martini

YIELDS:Serves OneMy Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredientsFIRST MAKE SYRUP: Candied Limequats 2/3 C water 2/3 C sugar Dash of salt Around 8-10 large limequats...

MARGARITAS

Frozen Margarita

Frozen Margarita

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 Oz. Tequilla 1 Oz. Triple Sec 1 Oz. Lime juice Cut lime and a slice of lime SaltDIRECTIONS 1....

Limequat Margarita

Limequat Margarita

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients Candied Limequats 2/3 C water 2/3 C sugar Dash of salt Around 8-10 large limequats Bring water,...

HOMEMADE LIQUEURS & CORDIALS

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

YIELDS: 32 -2oz. servings PREP TIME: 0 hours 15 mins COOK TIME: 0 hours 10 mins TOTAL TIME: 3 weeks 25 mins My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. ingredients 10 Large...

Irish Cream Liqueur

Irish Cream Liqueur

YIELDS: 4 Cups My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Cup Jameson Irish Whiskey 1/4 Cup light brown sugar 1/4 Cup water 2 1/2 Tbsp. Hershey’s Chocolate...

Anisette

Anisette

YIELDS: 3 CupsMy Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 Cups Vodka, 80 proof and good quality 1 1/2 Tbsp. Pure Anise extract 1 3/4 Cups light corn syrup 1...

Hazelnut Liqueur (my version of Frangelico)

Hazelnut Liqueur (my version of Frangelico)

YIELDS: 3 Cups ingredients 1 Cup Vodka, good quality 1/2 Cup Brandy 1 Cup Monin Hazelnut Syrup 3/4 Tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Water 1 Tsp. Vegetable GlycerinDIRECTIONS 1. Make your simple syrup by heating sugar and water over a medium heat on the...

COFFEE DRINKS

Hazelnut Caramel Iced Coffee

Hazelnut Caramel Iced Coffee

YIELDS: Serves 1 My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Tsp. Hazelnut syrup (Monin is my syrup of choice) 5-8 Coffee ice cubes, depending on glass size 8...

Bourbon, Maple & Pumpkin Coffee

Bourbon, Maple & Pumpkin Coffee

YIELDS: Serves TwoMy Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 16 Oz. Hot Coffee 3 Oz. Bourbon ½ Cup Heavy Cream 1 Heaping Tbsp. pumpkin puree 1 Tbsp. Maple Syrup...

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Clear Glass Coffee Mug (6 oz.), heated with really hot water, then drained 1 1/3 Oz. Irish...

FUN COCKTAILS

Mint Kiss

Mint Kiss

YIELDS: 6My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 5 Black tea bags 1 Bunch of mint leaves 1/2 Cup of Bourbon 2 Lemons, slicedDIRECTIONS 1) Bring 5 cups of...

Black Velvet Cocktail

Black Velvet Cocktail

YIELDS: 1 Serving My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. ingredients Guinness Stout beer (about 3-4 oz.) Champagne (about 3-4 oz.) DIRECTIONS 1. Fill a champagne flute...

Pink Lady Cocktail

Pink Lady Cocktail

YIELDS: Yields Two Drinks PREP TIME: COOK TIME: TOTAL TIME: ingredients 3 1/2 Oz. Dry gin4 Tsps. Grenadine1 large egg white2 Strips of lemon zest and 2 maraschino cherries, to garnish (optional)DIRECTIONS 1. Put two coupe glasses in the fridge to chill. Pour the gin...

Sparkling Cherry Prosecco Cocktail

Sparkling Cherry Prosecco Cocktail

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 6 Oz. Prosecco 1 Maraschino cherry 1 pinch of edible glitter DIRECTIONS 1. Add the cherry and a...

Hot Chocolate Peppermint  Shots

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots

YIELDS: SERVES 6 My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Cup Hot Chocolate ½ Cup Peppermint Schnapps 6 Tbsp. Whipped Cream 1 Small peppermint candy cane,...

A Snowy Christmas

A Snowy Christmas

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Oz. good quality Vodka 1 Oz. Amaretto Liquor 1 Oz. heavy cream 2 Tbsp. Whipped Cream Grated...

New Orlean’s Style Hurricane

New Orlean’s Style Hurricane

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 oz. light rum 2 oz. dark rum 2 oz. passion fruit juice 1 oz. orange juice ½ oz. fresh lime juice...

Frose`

Frose`

YIELDS: 6-8 servings PREP TIME: 0 hours 5 mins COOK TIME: 0 hours 0 mins TOTAL TIME: 8 hours 5 mins My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 750 ml bottle...

Lemon Berry Freeze

Lemon Berry Freeze

YIELDS: 1 serving My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Cup of frozen berries & cherries ½ Cup of Ice 1 Tbsp. Lankato monk fruit sweetener or sugar 1 ½...

Star Fruit Cocktail

Star Fruit Cocktail

YIELDS: one serving My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Star fruit, rinsed thoroughly (you are going to blend this) 1 ½ Oz. Kinky Green Vodka 2 Tbsp....

Sloe Gin Fizz

Sloe Gin Fizz

YIELDS: one serving My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients Ice cubes for drink 2 Oz. sloe gin 1 Oz. lemon juice 1 Tsp. simple syrup 1 cup ice to mix drink 4...

Kiwano Cocktail

Kiwano Cocktail

YIELDS: one serving My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Kiwano Melon, cut in half and pulp removed 1 Lemon, juiced 1 ½ oz. good quality vodka Splash of...

FROZEN COCKTAILS

Frozen Hot Chocolate

Frozen Hot Chocolate

YIELDS: 2 drinks PREP TIME: 0 hours 10 mins COOK TIME: 0 hours 0 mins TOTAL TIME: 0 hours 10 mins My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. ingredients 2 Tbsp. Valrhona...

Watermelon Rose Slushy

Watermelon Rose Slushy

YIELDS: 4 My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 1 Liter Rose` wine 3 Cups Watermelon, cut into chunks 2 Limes, one juiced and one cut into wheels 3 Tbsp....

Frozen Margarita

Frozen Margarita

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 Oz. Tequilla 1 Oz. Triple Sec 1 Oz. Lime juice Cut lime and a slice of lime SaltDIRECTIONS 1....

Pina Colada

Pina Colada

YIELDS: 2 My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. ingredients 1/2 Cup Fresh pineapple chunks, frozen 2 Oz. Pineapple juice 2 Oz. Coconut cream 2 Oz. Rum 1 Oz. Dark Rum...

An Adult Orange Creamsicle

An Adult Orange Creamsicle

YIELDS: Yields 1 serving PREP TIME: COOK TIME: TOTAL TIME: My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. ingredients 1 1/2 Oz. Vodka 1/2 Oz. triple sec 1 small scoop of...

MOCKTAILS

Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer

YIELDS: 1 pitcher (8 drinks)My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 4 Cups Ice Tea 2 Cups Lemonade 2 Lemons, cut into lemon wheels Fresh mint leaves Premium...

Cucumber & Lime Agua Fresca

Cucumber & Lime Agua Fresca

YIELDS:8 CupsMy Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 4 cups water, or to taste 3 Cucumbers, peeled and chopped ½ Cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 4-5...

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca

YIELDS: 8 Cups My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 4 Cups ripe, seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut into chunks 3 Cups water 3 Tsp. fresh lime...

PITCHER DRINKS

Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer

YIELDS: 1 pitcher (8 drinks)My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 4 Cups Ice Tea 2 Cups Lemonade 2 Lemons, cut into lemon wheels Fresh mint leaves Premium...

Cucumber & Lime Agua Fresca

Cucumber & Lime Agua Fresca

YIELDS:8 CupsMy Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 4 cups water, or to taste 3 Cucumbers, peeled and chopped ½ Cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 4-5...

Basic Bloody Mary Mix

Basic Bloody Mary Mix

YIELDS: Serves One My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 64 Oz. Quality tomato juice 3 Tbsps. Prepared horseradish sauce 2 Tbsps. Worcheshire sauce 2-4...

Bay Breeze Cocktails By The Pitcher

Bay Breeze Cocktails By The Pitcher

YIELDS: Serves 10-12ingredients 2 Cups Premium vodka 4 Cups Cranberry juice 2 Cups Pineapple juice 4 limes, cut into lime wheel slices DIRECTIONS 1. Add all the liquids to a large pitcher. Add two limes, sliced into wheels and refrigerator for a couple of hours.2....

The Best Pitcher Margaritas

The Best Pitcher Margaritas

YIELDS: 12 Servings My Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 36 Oz. Tequila¼ Cup Triple Sec1 ½ Cups simple syrup (I Cup of Sugar and 1 cup of water – see...

Sangria

Sangria

YIELDS:12 servingsPREP TIME:24 hours 10 minsCOOK TIME:0 hours 0 minsTOTAL TIME:24 hours 10 minsMy Curated Tastes is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you.ingredients 2 Bottles of Red Wine...

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