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Black Magic Halloween Cocktail Recipe

This deliciously layered cocktail blends together orange juice, triple sec and black vodka By: Andrea Correale Ingredients 1/4 cup ice 1/2 cup orange juice 1 1/2 ounces black vodka 1/2 ounce triple sec orange wedge, for garnish Instructions 1. In a cocktail shaker, add orange juice and triple sec over ice. Shake well, and strain into a glass. 2. Using the back of a spoon, pour black vodka slowly into a glass so that the vodka sits atop the orange juice and triple sec mix. 3. Carefully dip one edge of the orange wedge into the vodka for a spooky presentation, and sit the wedge on the rim of the glass....

Smoking Skulls Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Dry ice chips make this tasty bourbon shot a smoking Halloween favorite. By: Andrea Correale Ingredients 1 ounce bourbon 1/2 ounce lime juice 1/4 ounce grenadine splash of Mountain Dew dry ice chips, for presentation (optional) Note: Always observe dry ice safety measures: Never touch dry ice with bare skin and do not swallow. Instructions 1. Pour bourbon, lime juice and grenadine into a shaker over ice. 2. Shake well and strain into shot glass. 3. Drop dry ice chips into shot glass and top with Mountain Dew. Note: Dry ice chips will sink to the bottom of the shot glass. Do not swallow them, wait till dry ice has evaporated to consume the drink....

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Milkshake Recipe

Make a delectable adult milkshake mixing fall’s top flavors with a few shots of bourbon. By: Andrea Correale Ingredients 2 cups vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup cream or half-and-half 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup pureed pumpkin 1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1/3 cup graham-cracker crumbs 2-3 ounces bourbon pinch of cinnamon frosting and sprinkles, for rim whipped cream (optional) Instructions 1: Add all ingredients to a blender and mix until combined. 2: Rim glasses with a light coating of frosting then dip in sprinkles. 3: Pour milkshake in a glass and sprinkle cinnamon on top. 4: Top with whipped cream, if desired. Makes two milkshakes....

Zombie Slime Shooters Halloween Cocktail Recipe

“Blood slime” gives this fruity martini a creepy look that’s perfect for Halloween gatherings. By: Andrea Correale Ingredients For cocktail: 1 ounce vodka 1 ounce peach schnapps 1 ounce sour apple schnapps 1 ounce coconut rum 1 ounce sweet and sour mix For blood slime: 3 tablespoons corn syrup 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring Rim Instructions 1. Mix corn syrup with red food coloring. 2. Dip the rim of martini glass into the mixture, and slowly spin the glass to coat it. 3. Turn the glass upright and the blood will begin to drip slightly. Set aside. Cocktail Instructions 1. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. 2. Shake well and pour over ice cubes into slime-rimmed martini glass....

25 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes That Will Make Any Family Gathering a Breeze

Kick off the holiday season with some classic recipes and a few new creations. By Lauren Hubbard and Sam Dangremond Hosting Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be difficult. One way to break the ice? Serve something shaken over ice. This year, while you finish putting those finishing touches on the gravy and cranberry sauce, offer your guests a selection of these Thanksgiving-themed alcoholic drinks and prepare for the most sociable dinner ever. Pumpkin Pie Martini Elegant Affairs Ingredients 1.5 oz vanilla vodka 1 oz spiced rum 1 oz Domaine de Canton 2 tbsp pumpkin puree 2 tbsp white sugar 1 tsp ground pumpkin pie spice 1 cup marshmallow cream or whipped cream, for garnish Instructions Add vodka, rum, Domaine de Canton & pumpkin puree into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well combined. Rim a martini glass with mixed sugar & pumpkin pie spice. Double strain the martini into the glass and top with marshmallow cream or whipped cream. From Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs...

Candace Bushnell Cover Celebration VIP Dinner

Hamptons magazine hosted a private dinner at the sprawling East Hampton estate of Shahab and Libby Karmely with cover star and noted author Candace Bushnell celebrating East Hampton Library Authors Night. The evening, presented by Neiman Marcus, featured a rose wine pairing from Chateau D’Esclans featuring their Whispering Angel, Rock Angel, and Les Clans varietals. Guests gathered under the stars at a spectacularly laid table by Mark Masone to a gourmet meal by Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs. VIPs in attendance included hosts Shahab & Libby Karmely, Salman Rushdie, Jihae Kim, Rebecca Knox, Nancy Chilton, Samantha Angelo, and Maria & Larry Baum. Source:...

Celebrities Spotted Out and About – Week of August 9th

Zedd (pictured above) at the launch of Columbia Sportswear’s SH/FT Collection in Brooklyn, New York. Rapper T-Pain was seen in high spirits celebrating his up-and-coming new single Girlfriend ft. G-Eazy at Avenue Los Angeles. This past weekend, lead singer of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, joined two female friends at The Roof Opens a New Window. at Le Méridien Central Park Opens a New Window. . While in town for some recent concerts, Jagger had one Pilsner at the rooftop hotspot, relaxed a bit then headed out for the night. Brody Jenner took over the DJ booth at TAO Beach with Devin Lucien on Saturday. Later that night, Jenner and a group of guys dined at TAO for a dinner of dim sum and sushi. Last Sunday, Sailor Brinkley Cook and Jack Brinkley Cook ​led more than 750 Participants at the fourth annual Race of Hope to Defeat Depression, helping to raise more than $275,000 for advanced depression research. Angelina Jolie and kids, Shiloh, Vivian, and Sahara, were spotted at popular plant-based eatery, by CHLOE., Opens a New Window. in Silverlake over the weekend. They enjoyed smoothies as well as the new Bacon Cheezeburger (beet-lentil-walnut patty topped with Cheddar “cheese”, shiitake “bacon”, pickles, lettuce, onion, tomato), the brand new Carrot Dog (grilled and smoked carrot “hot dog” topped with sauerkraut and Sir Kensington’s Mustard), Original Air Baked Fries, a Pina Colada sorbet push pop, and two lemonades. MeekMill with Brooklyn Chop House owner Robert “Don Pooh” Cummins at his NYC restaurant on Saturday, feasting on Porterhouse steaks and Salt & Pepper Lobsters. DJ Logan’s Run and Bravo’s Tabasum Mir celebrating The Hollywood Medium Tyler Henry’s cover of Bella Magazine...

This s’mores pie recipe may be the ultimate way to celebrate National S’mores Day

The simple campfire classic needs almost no improvement, but this twist on the s’more will definitely leave you wanting some more. For National S’mores Day on Saturday, we found a few inventive recipes that take graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow to the next level, no open flame required! Check out a few of our favorites below. S’mores Blondie Pie Hersey S’mores blondie pie is a fun twist on the classic campfire treat. Ingredients: 6 Hershey’s milk chocolate bars, divided 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick), softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1-1/2 cups marshmallow creme 1/4 teaspoon shortening (do not use margarine, butter, spread or oil) Ice cream (optional) Directions: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9-inch pie plate. Unwrap chocolate bars; break into pieces. Beat butter and sugar until blended in medium bowl. Add egg; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, graham cracker crumbs and baking powder; beat until well blended. Press half of dough onto bottom and up sides of pie plate. Spread marshmallow creme over bottom of crust. Set aside 1 tablespoon chocolate bar pieces; sprinkle the remaining pieces evenly over marshmallow creme. Form remaining dough into ball; place on sheet of waxed paper. With fingers, flatten and shape into 9-inch circle. Pick up waxed paper, supporting dough with hands. Flip dough onto pie surface; peel off waxed paper. Pinch edges of dough together and form crust edge. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Melt remaining chocolate bar pieces with...



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