Beverage

Quick Holiday Cocktail Recipe: Pomegranate Gin Fizz — The 10-Minute Happy Hour

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This time of year I do love the heavier, spicy, whiskey-based cocktails. But if we all go hardcore comfort food and heavy hitter cocktails, we'll be in a food-and-drink coma before Christmas gets here! For many of us, we've got a long winter ahead, and while it's dark at 5 o'clock, there's no need to hibernate already.

The idea for the 10-Minute Happy Hour was born of lack of time and need of good drink. This week's cocktail fits that description perfectly — and it's seasonally apropos!

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Philly’s Hippest Cocktail Recipe: The Broad & Catherine Cocktail — The 10-Minute Happy Hour

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A friend of mine recently dined at Tashan, this killer upscale Indian spot in Philadelphia, and she said I must go and order a particular whiskey cocktail. She described it as an Indian Old-Fashioned. So I ventured downtown only to find that the cocktail my friend thought she was describing was something else entirely.

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My Fall Cocktail: The Hanky Panky

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Transitioning to the colder months requires a change in cocktails. I need a drink that has a little warmth to it, a good body, and just a subtle sweetness. The wonderfully named Hanky Panky compounds all these cozy things with just three simple ingredients. This cocktial is similar to a gin martini with a very important twist – a couple dashes of Fernet Branca.

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Halloween Cocktail Recipe: The Bloody Manhattan — 10-Minute Happy Hour

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Don't feel like drinking your candy corns or sipping on a snickers bar? Me either, so this Halloween, I gave one of my favorite cocktails a holiday makeover that makes drinking something spooky a little easier to swallow. If you still have a Halloween party or two in your weekend plans, make sure this cocktail is on the menu.

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Slow Cooker Cocktails? 5 Delicious Sips Perfect for Your Next Party — The 10-Minute Happy Hour

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Lately we've been waxing poetic about hot toddies, camping cocktails and slow cooking batches of comfort food. It's not typical that I would break out the slow cooker for happy hour, but cocktails can also be a go-to for comfort — especially when you make a big batch, heat it up and invite some pals over to drink with you.

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How Can I Make Vegan Hot Chocolate? — Good Questions

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Q: I used to make hot chocolate with 1% milk, and now I don't want to use milk at all. Could I drink chocolate in its pure form, or add coconut milk?

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