Drink up! Low calorie Thanksgiving cocktails

Mouthwatering Thanksgiving turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy and pumpkin pie might satisfy our test buds, but holiday meals can wreak havoc on our waistlines. Thankfully, we have some low calorie Thanksgiving cocktails courtesy of Amoretti for those who want to imbibe for 165 calories or less! Sip and Fall Ingredients 1 oz. watermelon vodka 1 […]

Warm Up this Winter with these Tasty Rum Cocktails

If you thought rum was something only to be used in a frozen summer cocktail – think again! Boston bartenders are mixing up some great fall cocktails with rum. In-season apples help to keep cocktails fresh for fall days, the earthy cinnamon notes help keep you warm during the brisk fall nights, and the dry […]

The Voodoo Child: a Halloween cocktail with a kick

Just in time for Halloween, Boston’s Salvatore’s Restaurant is offering a creepy new cocktail: the Voodoo Child ($10). The concoction is available at all four Salvatore’s Restaurant locations through November, or you can make it yourself…if you dare. Voodoo Child Ingredients 1/2 oz. Kraken Spiced Rum 1/2 oz. Bacardi White Rum 1/2 oz. St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur […]

China Blossom Pumpkin Dumplings

This recipe is from David Yee, General Manager at China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge in Andover. Adding a traditional fall flavor to this classic Chinese dish results in pure pumpkin perfection. These dumplings are easy to whip up on a weeknight and fancy enough to serve at a special event. Pumpkin Dumpling Ingredients 1 egg […]

New, sophisticated fall cocktails from Boston’s Beehive

The Beehive, a favorite Boston jazz spot, introduces two new fall cocktails to its menu: the Janie Jones ($12) and the Flying Dutchman Martini ($12). Both drinks are made with Aperol, an Italian spirit with flavors of orange, rhubarb and herbs. Sip these sophisticated concoctions at the ‘hive or impress your friends at home, using the recipes below. Janie […]

Beacon Hill Bistro’s ‘Back to the ABCs’ fall cocktail

School is back in session and fall is in the air. Celebrate the season with Beacon Hill Bistro’s “Back to the ABCs” cocktail, a blend of autumnal apple, bourbon and cranberry. The cocktail is available at the Bistro for a limited time, but read on for the recipe so you can shake it up yourself. […]

Fall Cocktails from Highland Park Scotch Whiskey

If cocktails are an order for your holiday celebration, here are a couple from Highland Park 12 Years Old that are sure to help you get in the spirit. Created by two, top New York mixologists, these recipes will hold up on their own at cocktail parties as well as complement any holiday meal you’re […]

Pan de Muerto

On Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 Chef Erwin Ramos of the Olé Restaurant Group is hosting an authentic two-night Día de los Muertos celebration featuring traditional Mexican cuisine and customs at Olé Mexican Grill located in Cambridge, MA and Zócalo Cocina Mexicana located in Boston, MA. While “Day of the Dead” may […]

It’s never too early to think about Halloween

Summer, for the most part, is over. If you’re in college, that means you’re back in school. If you’re a full-time worker your weekends away on a beach are approaching an end. So what is there to look forward to? Halloween, obviously. The night, which occurs right around the time when we are reminded how […]

Easy delicious apple crisp

This recipe was featured in Blast Magazine in September 2010. When you go apple picking in the fall, you end up with a bunch of apples. The problem with a bunch of apples is that, say you’re a young couple, you will never finish 20 or so apples before they go bad. Furthermore, you will […]