When it's cold out and you're bundled up in three kinds of sweaters in your home trying to adjust the heat, the best remedy is always something hot, and preferably with booze. Let these cozy drinks help you through the cold months.
I am as guilty as the next person for leaving the selection of sweet dessert wines until last. But Thanksgiving is as much about pie as it is about the big bird, so here are some tips on both choosing and understanding the sweet wines that can really complement the end of the meal.
There are people who like coffee, and then there are people who like-like coffee, for whom coffee is an experience, an adventure, a whole realm of possibility just waiting to be explored. If you have a budding barista on your holiday list, this gift guide is for them. It features 10 things that'll significantly up their standing in the coffee geek realm, with French press and pour-over essentials like a burr grinder, ceramic filter, and a gooseneck kettle for precise pouring.
Fruit might seem an odd word to choose as a Wine Word. “Aren’t grapes fruit?” you might ask. Of course they are, but the term ‘fruit’ when it comes to describing a wine means more than a simple acknowledgement of its botanical birthright.
If ever there was a beer tailor-made for the Thanksgiving table, it's the Belgian quad. This one from Boulevard Brewing Company — with its warm orangey glow and its complex fruity flavor — is particularly well-suited for a turkey feast.
Thanksgiving is upon us again, and I am sure all of you are looking forward to relaxed gatherings with friends and family. Small or large, thoughts are not just on the food to be prepared, but also on the wines to serve. Choosing Thanksgiving wines should be an enjoyable task, not riddled with anxiety. Read on for some tips to help you chose confidently and stay within budget — and I'll share what I'm serving this year as well.
It's that time of year when a hot cup of spiced apple cider is just what we need to warm our hands and bellies, a true comfort against the colder and darker days. Getting bored with just cinnamon in your cider? Try these delicious additions instead!
This time of year I do love the heavier, spicy, whiskey-based cocktails. But if we all go hardcore comfort food and heavy hitter cocktails, we'll be in a food-and-drink coma before Christmas gets here! For many of us, we've got a long winter ahead, and while it's dark at 5 o'clock, there's no need to hibernate already.
The idea for the 10-Minute Happy Hour was born of lack of time and need of good drink. This week's cocktail fits that description perfectly — and it's seasonally apropos!