10th March 2009

Yummy Rum and Coke Float

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Simple, yet absolutely fabulous! A twist on an old-time favorite float and an old-time favorite alcoholic drink! Yum!
~ Kimberly Edwards 🙂

Type: Beverage
Serve With: Large straw and a spoon
Prep Time: 2 min
Yield: 1 large mug

Ingredients:
2 shots Dark Rum – I use more because the drink is cold and taste buds don’t work as well cold.
1 large scoop Vanilla Ice Cream
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29th January 2009

‘Super’ Suggestions

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 Awaiting us this Sunday is the mother of all tailgates.  Super Bowl Sunday!  The best part being… You don’t even have to enter the parking lot to take part… Here are some “at-home” suggestions:

‘Super’ Cocktails:

Cardnials Fans –

Cardinal Cocktal

Ingredients:

1 oz creme de cassis
red wine

Preparation:
Pour the creme de cassis into a wine glass filled with ice.
Fill with red wine.
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5th January 2009

Holiday ‘Spirit’ Contest Winner

Congrats to user Acen8s for winning our Holiday ‘Spirit’ Contest with this submission: 

Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum Batter

1 stick butter, room temp
¾ c brown sugar
¼ cup agave nectar
½ tsp cinnamon
pinch salt
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp allspice
1/8 tsp clove

To make a hot buttered rum, simply slice a good dollop off of the batter, add to a mug with 2 oz Bacardi rum, fill with hot water, stir to incorporate, and enjoy.

E-mail us at sizzup@sizzup.com to collect your prize!

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29th December 2008

Cherry Brandy N’ Coke

This is a tasty twist on your typical alcoholic drinks with Coke in them! This is a tasty recipe that may bring some people back to the days of Cherry Cokes from the soda jerk at a diner somewhere!

My mother loves these!
~ Kimberly Edwards 🙂

Type: Beverage
Tags: cherry brandy, brandy, coke, Coca-cola, cola, alcohol, drinks, beverages
Prep Time: 1 min
Yield: As much as you’d like…1/2 cherry brandy, 1/2 Coke

Ingredients: Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd December 2008

The Bloody Caesar Cocktail Turns 40

The Bloody Caesar CocktailDeveloped in 1969 by a Calgary bartender, Canada’s extremely popular Caesar cocktail, also known as the Bloody Caesar, turns 40 years old and is now the closest thing to Canada’s national drink.

It has been 40 years since Walter Chell, bartender at the Owl’s Nest Bar in the Calgary Inn (now the Calgary Westin Hotel), in Calgary Alberta, invented the Caesar cocktail to celebrate the opening of a new restaurant called Marco’s. The original Caesar cocktail recipe was similar to the already popular Bloody Mary cocktail, with one major exception Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd December 2008

Sour Cherry N’ Ale Cocktail

sourcherrynalecocktail.jpgTangy, fizzy and delicious! A great idea for a festive fizzy drink or a new summertime favorite! A little something different! ~ Kimberly Edwards )

Type: Beverage
Prep Time: 2 min

Ingredients:
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Instructions:
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21st November 2008

Edible Cocktail

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So, I presented you all with this contest to come up with the best & most original holiday cocktail recipe in our ‘Holiday Spirit’ Contest and the best idea I’ve gotten so far is a poor variation of Egg Nog!!! 

That in mind I’ve chosen to give you a little help and steer you in the right direction.  Check out this recipe I found today, courtesy of Tastingtable.com:

Pumpkin Pie Jell-O Shots

Ingredients:

Makes 8 pies
8 Keebler mini graham-cracker piecrusts
1 envelope Knox gelatin
1/3 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of ground nutmeg
1/2 cup vodka
1/2 tablespoon cold heavy cream
Fresh whipped cream, for serving

Directions:

1. Arrange the piecrusts on a baking sheet. Place 1 cup cold water in the top of a double boiler and sprinkle the gelatin over the top. Let stand for three minutes.
2. Heat the gelatin mixture over a gentle simmer until the granules have dissolved. Add the pumpkin, sugar and spices and heat, stirring occasionally, until the pumpkin and sugar are completely melted. Remove from heat and cool for 30 minutes.
3. In a medium bowl, combine the vodka with 1/4 cup cold water and the heavy cream. Whisk in the pumpkin mixture and immediately divide it among the piecrusts. Chill until firm, at least 4 hours. Slice the pies into wedges, if desired, top with whipped cream and serve.

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20th November 2008

How to Make Kimberly’s Angel Kiss

These are beautifully delicious, and lovely for dessert liqueur beverages! Lovely for entertaining…
~ Kimberly Edwards 🙂

Type: Beverage
Serve With: whipped cream
Prep Time: 1 min
Yield: 1 shot

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14th November 2008

Bored of Plain, Old Egg Nog? Try Panama-Nog

Got Nog? Keepsake BoxServed on the rocks, this Holiday drink is sure to please! A twist on the traditional…Enjoy! ~ Kimberly Edwards 😀

Type: Beverage
Serve With: Holiday Cheer!
Prep Time: ~ 2 min

Ingredients:
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Instructions: Read the rest of this entry »

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12th November 2008

Bobbin’ for Honey Brown Apple Cider

Ruane Manning - Apple Cider 8.00 x 10.00This is such a great twist on some traditional staples of the Holiday season…Actually, it would be great anytime!

I love to have this available for the men when they come over during the Holiday Season…A little twist on that regular, old beer!
~ Kimberly Edwards 😀

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Type: Beverage
Prep Time: 1 min

Ingredients:
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Instructions: Read the rest of this entry »

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