Category Archives: Libations

Luscious Libations: Recipe for a Sidecar Cocktail

By Elaine Magliaro This sidecar cocktail recipe is for my cyber-buddy Blouise. It’s a great drink to serve during the holiday season. INGREDIENTS 4 ounces Cognac 3 ounces Grand Marnier 3 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange … Continue reading

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Luscious Libations: Elaine’s Pear Martini Recipe

By Elaine Magliaro This is a good autumn/winter cocktail. INGREDIENTS 2 parts vodka (pear vodka, if you have it) 2 parts pear puree* 1 part pear liqueur (I use Mathilde Poire Liqueur) 1 part freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained 1 … Continue reading

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A Taste of Bermuda: A Recipe for Rum Swizzles

  By Elaine Magliaro   I hadn’t enjoyed drinking a Rum Swizzle since 1969–the year my husband and I honeymooned in Bermuda–when I got the idea to search for recipes for the cocktail on the Internet recently. I selected one recipe that I tweaked a … Continue reading

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EDIBLE FLOWERS: A Recipe for Elaine’s Champagne Mango Martini

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO               I LOVE champagne mangoes. When they’re available in our local market, I buy a half dozen or so. I like to keep them on hand to eat as a snack … Continue reading

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