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

No, it doesn't have anything to do with a rooster—but it does have something to do with a horse. Type origin of word cocktail into your search engine and you may see a dictionary entry that explains...

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Cucumber Cocktails?

by Oliverstreet 13 years ago

Please share any cucumber cocktails you have (other than a Pimm's Cup). I've decided to have something cucumber-y for my taco party...

Red wine cocktails? Or what to do with all this extra red??

by cocktailqueen77 13 years ago

I have many bottles of average priced red wine left over from a wedding reception. I really want to make cocktails out of it but I am stumped beyond the typical sangria recipe (which I have already...

Zapopan... not bad for Margaritas & Cocktails

by Eat_Nopal 13 years ago

I served Zapopan Tequila at our Cinco de Mayo party ($10 / Liter at Trader Joe's)... it isn't 100% Agave but it delivered as a base spirit... mixed in a cocktail... it meets most people's standar...

Need suggestion for blue cocktails

by miss_mia 13 years ago

I was just in a friend's office, and she was perusing a variety of drinks for a bridal shower this weekend. The bride's color is turquoise, so she's looking at recipes with Blue Curacao. The co...

Elijah Craig specific cocktails

by orangewasabi 13 years ago

My honey & I fell in love in a barn over a bottle of Elijah Craig so I'd like to make some Valentine's Day cocktails as a salute. We're a little past the passing-the-bottle-back-and-forth stage of...

Any ideas for coconut cocktails?

Mrs Fang
by Mrs Fang 14 years ago

I'm entertaining tonight and have four baby coconuts in the refrigerator. Thought I could scoop out the meat and blend with the juice and some Cruzan rum. What else would be good in the mix (othe...

Sweet, but not sour, cocktails?

by Pei 13 years ago

I need some ideas. I'd like to switch to making cocktails with dinner instead of wine. Not that I don't love wine, I just need a change for awhile. One of my friends who comes over a lot, howeve...

Non-Alcoholic Cocktails for New Years?

by Gretchen 13 years ago

Looking forward to a baby-boom in 2007, half my female guests on New Year's Eve are pregnant... Any ideas for fancy non-alcoholic cocktails that won't make the moms-to-be feel like they're being...

What to serve for holiday party? cocktails & hors d'oeuvres...

by UESgal 13 years ago

I recently had a glass of the montferrat (sp??) rose cava (Spain) that i thought was fantastic. the color was so nice too - a deep, almost cranberry color. i thought this might be nice for a holi...

Beautiful "Cocktails".....Carmel-by-the Sea.......(w/PHOTO)

by Funwithfood 14 years ago

My 'spousal unit' made these beautiful "cocktails" last night, naming them after our favorite vacation spot...Carmel-by-the-Sea. (The foam resulting from shaking had unfortunately dissapated by the...

Beer cocktails like the beer Bloody Mary

by rworange 14 years ago

So this question is coming from a discussion about a Mexican beer cocktail called a chevela - 1 part Clamato; 2 parts Beer; 1 squirt Lemon Juice; 3 dashes Tabasco Sauce; 2 drops Worchester Sauce. M...

Ceviche or Cocktails

by MEalcentric 14 years ago

I've become addicted as of late to Mexican ceviche and mexican style seafood cocktails. I especially love the addition of octopus and scallops. What are some good recipes?

Taking this out for a Spin -- Summer Cocktails

Amuse Bouches
by Amuse Bouches 14 years ago

Ooh! A spirits board! So, as the weather gets hot, apparently everywhere in the U.S. (according to the L.A. Times weather map today) does anyone have any suggestions of fantastic summer cocktai...

have to serve cocktails - any suggestions?

by george 14 years ago

I have been out of circulation for a while, so I don’t know what yummy new cocktails people are drinking now. I am assigned the task of bringing the cocktails to an upcoming picnic and I would like...

Summer non-alcohol cocktails

by Keri T. 14 years ago

I am throwing a baby naming this Saturday at my apartment, it's supposed to be very warm and I would love to have a few pitchers of refreshing (and colorful but not as important as taste) drinks wa...

Afterwork in San Mateo--Cocktails and coffee drinks?

by hannah 14 years ago

My last day at my current job is tomorrow and some of my co-workers would like to take me out after work. I've been a bit under the weather but think I could handle an adult coffee drink or hot tod...

Lighter side hors d'oeuvres? Trendy cocktails?

by MommaJ 14 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...

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