What's the Origin of the Word 'Cocktail'?

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Lighter side hors d'oeuvres? Trendy cocktails?

by MommaJ 13 years ago

Going out with friends to a steakhouse (the guys choice, not mine) and meeting at my place for cocktails and appetizers first, but don't want to spoil anyone's appetite for the big and heavy meal t...

savory cocktails

by bworm42 14 years ago

I just read the martini thread below, and I got some great ideas, but I'm still looking for a few more. Every once in a while I enjoy something loaded with sugar, but usually I'm limited to my mar...

The Lava Flow...and other Cocktails

by Laura 14 years ago

I am holding a bridal shower for my sister and am trying to do as much pre-party preparation as possible. While I am planning on serving alcoholic beverages, I myself do not really drink and th...

Good meeting place in Canton for lunch/coffee or cocktails

by CoffeeBabe 14 years ago

Can anyone recommend a good place to meet for lunch and/or cocktails in Canton or nearby? Something a little bit groovy w/ personality?

Champagne Cocktails

by DeeDee 15 years ago

I'm thinking about serving champagne cocktails for New Year's Eve...any favorite recipes (besides mimosas of course).

Great Winter Cocktails to Sip pre dinner

by cocoagirl 15 years ago

I would love some ideas for winter cocktails. I find Gin & Tonics, Mojitos, Martinis better suited for me for summer. I like a Manhatten - a slightly sweet but still strong pre dinner drink. Hav...

Rosemary Cocktails

by Sallie 15 years ago

I owe a recipe on this topic. I went back to the 1978 edition of the Mount Holyoke alumnae cookbook, Bouquet Garni, and they turned out to be rum-based, not champagne-based. I thought I would exp...

Aperitif Cocktails

by lintsao 16 years ago

Lately I have been ordering Negronis (1 part gin, 1 part Campari, 1 part sweet vermouth) when I go out. I like the mixture of aperitifs with hard liquor because lessens the punch of the gin -- mar...

Easy cocktails for a crowd...

by missem 16 years ago

My five neighbors and I are hosting cocktail party on Saturday night. We've hired a bartender to make normal mixed drinks but want to serve a specialty cocktail. The problem is that the crowd is ...

where to have dessert, coffee/cocktails and just lounge after valentine's dinner?

by shants 17 years ago

We are having dinner in the Richmond district. Nothing fancy in terms of the restaurant. A great pasta place recommended on this site. Afterwards, we'd love somewhere comfortable (and dare I ho...

Speaking of Cocktails

by SLAP 18 years ago

One of my favorite cocktail's is a Sidecar. It's one of those drinks that made right is great and made poorly is a waste of alcohol. It all about the mixology. You can get a good one at the Grange...

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