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Delicious Mocktails Which Make You Forget Alcohol

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No alcohol doesn’t need to be boring. With a little creativity, you can shake up recipes which will make you drunk (figuratively) without alcohol. In fact, it is soooo good, you will forget alcohol by the end of the night.

Mr. Howard

Add 1 ¾ oz. Seedlip Spice 94 non-alcoholic spirit, 2 tablespoons grapefruit juice, 1 ¼ tablespoon lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon simple syrup to a shaker with ice. Shake for 30 seconds, double-strain into a coupe glass, and garnish with star anise.

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Blueberry Julep

In a large glass, muddle ¼ cup blueberries; 6 mint leaves; half a lime, cut into wedges; and 1 teaspoon sugar. Transfer to a tumbler or mug, and add crushed ice and 7 oz. ginger beer. Garnish with a sprig of mint and lime wedge.

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Berry Little Christmas

Muddle several pomegranate seeds and cranberries in a glass. Stir in 3 oz. LaCroix Cran-Raspberry and 1 oz. pomegranate juice. Garnish with rosemary.

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Lychee Spirit

In a shaker with ice, shake 1 oz. lemon juice, 1 oz. simple syrup, and 2 oz. lychee syrup (from a can of lychees). Strain into a glass with ice, top with grapefruit-flavored sparkling water, and garnish with a lychee.

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Pretty In Pink

In a highball glass with ice, stir 1 ¾ oz. Seedlip Spice 94 and 4 ½ oz. Fever-Tree Aromatic. Garnish with a lemon peel.

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10 Last Minute Snacks That Will Totally Wow Your Guests

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When the impromptu party starts at your place, it is always a nice surprise. What’s not nice is that you have nothing to serve your guests. No matter what the number of guests is, you will want to serve the complete package. Which is why we have a list of 10 last minute snacks to get you ready to be the perfect hostess.

Poblano Pineapple Salsa

Taste the rainbow, then dip your chips in it. This show-stopping salsa will keep your guests ready to party. The pineapple will keep them dancing all night long.

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Mediterranean Flatbread

This shareable snack calls for spring veggies like asparagus, but you can mix and match to create what’s basically an adult pizza. Not that I’m saying a regular pizza is bad.

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Baked Brie Bacon Jam & Crispy Crostinis

The combination of hot and melty cheese plus devine bacon jam and toasty bread sounds like heaven. Am I right?

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Pigs In A Blanket

Has there ever been a more perfect crowd-pleaser? Prep these the day before your shindig, then throw ’em in the oven right before people arrive. Perfection.

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Zucchini Chips With Creamy Basil Avocado Dip

Vegetables disguised as fried food are always welcome. Think of this food like green french fries. I mean, it does sound delicious.

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Lobster Deviled Eggs

To make these luxe bites, slice 12 hard-boiled eggs in half and remove the egg yolks. Combine yolks with ½ cup of mayo, 2 tablespoons French’s Mustard, and ½ tablespoon Sriracha in a blender, and blend until smooth. In a separate bowl, combine 4 oz. cooked lobster meat and 3 tablespoons of spicy mayo. Fill the egg whites with the yolk mixture, and top with the lobster mixture. Garnish with chopped scallions.

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Yogurty Guac

Yogurt in guac is actually an excellent low-key idea. Just add 2 tablespoons Two Good Vanilla Greek Lowfat Yogurt to your usual recipe. Want it extra bold? Top it with everything bagel seasoning.

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Butternut Squash Kale Mac & Cheese

Who says mac & cheese isn’t a snack type of food? Let your friends try this recipe of yours and see them go wild over a mere mac & cheese.

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Easy Chicken Skewers With Jalapeno Cheddar Dip

This combo is a total dream: A creamy, cheesy dip makes the perfect topping for simple chicken skewers.

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Two-Ingredient Cream Cheese Frosting

100 percent the easiest sweet dip situation you’ll ever make: Just combine one container Two Good Vanilla Greek Lowfat Yogurt with ½ cup of cream cheese. Serve with fruit, pretzels, or anything else you wanna shove straight into your face.

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5 Delightful Cocktails To Accompany Your Easter Brunch

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There are certain expectations on Easter brunch with family. Starting from the egg hunt, the great spread, and a bunch of chocolate bunnies. Starting from this year, complete the tradition with one of the cocktails down on the list. I’m sure, your brunch would never be the same again.

Tanqueray Bramble

Combine 1 ¼ oz. Tanqueray London Dry Gin, ¾ oz. lemon juice, and ¾ oz. simple syrup in an ice-filled rocks glass. Drizzle ¼ Creme de Mure (a blackberry liqueur) around the inner rim, and garnish with a lemon wedge and blackberry, if you feel like it.

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Lavender Honey Fizz

Add 1 ½ oz. The Botanist gin, ¾ oz. lemon juice, ¾ oz. white wine aperitif, ½ oz. honey, and 4 dashes of rosemary bitters to a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice, shake, and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with 1 ½ oz. soda water, and garnish with 2 sprigs of lavender. There you have a pretty cocktail.

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Bacardi Old Cuban

Shake 2 parts BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho rum, 4 mint leaves, 1 part sugar syrup, 1 ¼ part lime juice, and 2 dashes bitters in a cocktail mixer. Strain into a coupe glass and top with 2 ½ parts Prosecco. Garnish with a mint-leaf float. You will feel like you’re in Cuba as you sip the drink.

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Carrot Mimosa

Combine 1 oz. fresh carrot juice and 4 oz. Rosé All Day sparkling wine in a Champagne flute. Garnish with a carrot. I’d say this is one of the healthiest cocktails I’ve ever know of.

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Garden Party

Combine 1 ½ oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka, 1 0z. lemon juice, and ¾ oz. simple syrup in a glass with ice. Top with club soda, and garnish with 2 lemon wheels and sprigs of rosemary and thyme. It is figuratively like a garden in your mouth.

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5 Best Irish Whiskey For Your St. Patrick’s Day Party

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Distilled Spirits Council called Irish whiskey as the fastest growing spirits of the 21st century. Irish whiskey is made in Ireland, and is pot-stiled. Meaning that distillers use a mix of malted and unmalted barley. So Irish whiskey can have everything from cinnamon to mango to pineapple flavors distilled into it. Which makes Irish whiskey perfect for cocktails. If you do want to make your own cocktail or simply enjoying Irish whiskey as it is, here is the list for you.

Jameson

Jameson is a classic smooth Irish whiskey that is readily available in any bar. You can choose to drink it neat or with ice cubes as a way to start your partying night.

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Dingle Tripled Distilled

The formula in this product features gentle citrus and caramel tasting notes. The bonus side, it is made by a cool distillery. Or artisanal, you might say. Instantly upping the cred you earn as a drinker.

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Tullamore D.E.W

Tullamore is one of those classis Irish whiskey out there. The fans love its smooth sweetness. Making it ideal for the first time whiskey drinkers. So, if you are not sure what kind of Irish whiskey you want, try Tullamore first.

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Connemara 12-Year-Old Peated Single Malt

The product is praised for its smoky flavor and hints of vanilla. Many have described the product as gone down very smooth. Taste closely and you might feel like you’re sitting by a bonfire on the beach.

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Kilbeggan Traditional

Kilbeggan has been around for more than 180 years. When poured, it gives off a beautiful gold color and tastes like sugary cereal. Perfect for someone who doesn’t like a hint of bitter note too much in their whiskey.

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