Cocktails
THE FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS MANGO-RITA

THE FLIRTING WITH FLAVORS MANGO-RITA

Have you ever had a drink at a bar and desperately wished you could make it at home? I do all the time! The good news is that restaurant-quality drinks are not something you can't make at home. I've learned that most bartenders are fabulously helpful in telling you...

PERFECT POMEGRANATE MARTINI FOR THE HOLIDAYS

PERFECT POMEGRANATE MARTINI FOR THE HOLIDAYS

You all know how much I LOVE to entertain, but this time of year is a little extra special. I shift into high gear and go all out with my gold decor and menu planning! For those of you looking to entertain for the holidays, I always recommend coming up with a...

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOODY MARY

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOODY MARY

A Bloody Good SeasonIt’s Bloody Mary season for me. I don’t drink them in the summer. Do you? In the summer I want something more refreshing. But in the fall, when I’m brunching with my friends and family, I love nothing more than starting the meal off with this...

3 FUN and FRUITY DRINKS to WHIP UP for MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

3 FUN and FRUITY DRINKS to WHIP UP for MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

I'm officially in summer mode! It's almost June and that means Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. You know how much I love a good cocktail when I'm grilling! Since I spend a lot of my time out in the Hamptons during the summer, I love making the most out of the local...

QUICK CIDER-MULLED WINE

QUICK CIDER-MULLED WINE

Don't you love a recipe that's so simple? And you can make it ahead of time to serve big groups—or just to have enough in your fridge to get you through a cold snap. Mulled Apple Cider Wine is so fragrant that it'll leave your whole home in the perfect state for a big...

Strawberry & Mint Moscow Mule

Strawberry & Mint Moscow Mule

It’s full on summer, which means hot and sultry here in NYC. This heat reminds me of Texas, but it wasn’t this humid in Wichita Falls. Although, I do remember plenty of days when the thermometer spiked to 100 and above! It’s on these hot summer days that I want...

THE BEST NEW YEAR’S EVE DRINKS!

THE BEST NEW YEAR’S EVE DRINKS!

What a year! There is so much to process and much to be thankful for. This was a monumental year for me with the marriage of my son and the selling of our Hamptons' Home. And it certainly was a monumental year for America with the results of the election, but I won’t...

WATERMELON SPLASH!

WATERMELON SPLASH!

Hello people! Summer is upon us! My favorite time of year.  What better way to kick off the season than with a refreshing and beautiful drink! Who doesn't love watermelon and especially with vodka in it?? This cocktail is so refreshing infused with mint and basil and...

SPICING UP YOUR HOLIDAY DRINKS!!

SPICING UP YOUR HOLIDAY DRINKS!!

As you know I am always looking for new ways to take entertaining to another level.  When I found Fruzen Ice and these imaginative ice cubes, it filled a lot of my criteria for spicing things up. These ice cubes can be filled with anything that you can imagine from...

FWF‘s SIGNATURE HOLIDAY COCKTAIL

FWF‘s SIGNATURE HOLIDAY COCKTAIL

Besides elegance, great food, and plenty of fun, Flirting with Flavors parties all have one thing in common: a signature cocktail! Signature cocktails are fantastic---they give the evening a special touch that everyone remembers. Since the holidays are all about...

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