A Few More Cocktail Recipes

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Manhattan – Dry, Perfect, Sweet Manhattan Dry 2-1/2 ounces Bourbon 1 ounce Dry Vermouth 3 Dashes Peychaud’s Bitters Orange Twist for Garnish Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker.  Shake well.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Garnish with orange twist. … Continue reading

More Cocktail Recipes

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Champagne Cosmopolitan The Cosmo has been done so many times, so here is one with a twist from a friend of mine, Dan Crowell. 1 ounce Citrus Vodka 1 dash Premium Orange Liqueur 1-1/2 ounce Cranberry Juice 1/2 ounce Fresh Lime … Continue reading

The Perfect Cocktail Party

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Americano 2 ounces Campari 2 ounces Sweet Vermouth Club Soda Orange Slice for Garnish Fill a Collins glass two-thirds full of ice.  Pour in Campari and Sweet Vermouth.  Top off with club soda.  Garnish with orange slice. Bacardi Cocktail 2 ounces Bacardi Superior … Continue reading

Wedding Traditions Explained (part 17)


THE ORIGIN OF THE BRIDAL VEIL The bridal veil has long been a symbol of youth, modesty, and virginity and was used to ward off evil. The wedding veil has a bit eerier history. It is a tradition believed to have … Continue reading