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Raspberry Spritz

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 1 comment

This low-alcohol cocktail allows you to capture the essence of raspberries without all those little seeds. More

La Patria Punch

Serious Eats Naomi Bishop Post a comment

A fruit-filled punch that dates back to 1862. More

Kir Royale Sangria

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

Bubbly, playful, and slightly grown up: a sangria made from rosé champagne and crème de cassis, full of frozen strawberries, blackberries, and red and black currants. Just in time for Bastille Day. More

French 79th

Serious Eats Heather Arndt Anderson Post a comment

This cocktail from The Country Cat in Portland, Oregon, has everything you need at brunch, and more: grapefruit-infused gin, elderflower liqueur, rhubarb bitters and sparkling wine. More

Lychee Bellini

Serious Eats Heather Arndt Anderson Post a comment

I think it's best to use a dry sparkling wine to pair with the fruit, or the cocktail ends up cloyingly sweet and tasting like a bad hangover waiting to happen. I used a dry sparkling brut rosé from Alsace, France (Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace, made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes), which imparts a lovely pinkish hue. A dry Prosecco would be excellent as well. More

Chatham Artillery Punch

Serious Eats Marleigh Riggins Miller 4 comments

To finish off this roundup of recipes from Dave Wondrich's Punch, I have selected a monster. The big dog. The epic, party-starting, punch-to-end-all-punches: Chatham Artillery Punch. More

Scooped: Prosecco, Lemon, and Ginger Granita

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 3 comments

I often hear people lament their inability to make frozen desserts for lack of equipment. But nothing's quite as satisfying as pulling dessert out of the freezer at the end of a long meal—nodding, yes, it is homemade. For these occasions, we have granita, one of the easiest and most elegant desserts ever made. The ingredients couldn't be simpler, the technique no more elementary. And they wake up the palate like nothing else. No ice cream maker required. More

Drink the Book: Soyer au Champagne

Serious Eats Marleigh Riggins Miller 4 comments

Gilding the lily is one of my favorite activities, but there was something mildly insane about the thought of putting ice cream in champagne. Were drinkers back in 1888 on to something good? More

Time for a Drink: Buck's Fizz

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 5 comments

A Buck's Fizz is a special cocktail. It can take the familiar Mimosa to an entirely new level. More

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