The Brioso (Lively) (Courtesy of Troy Sidle, Pouring Ribbons) 1 oz. London Dry Gin ¾ oz. lemon Juice ¾ oz. simple Syrup 3 pc raspberry 1 dash Angostura bitters Top: Ruffino Prosecco via http://www.manhattanwithatwist.com/?p=22
2 oz Effen Black Cherry Vodka 0.5 pomegranate liqueur (i.e. DeKuyper Pomegranate or PAMA) 0.5 oz lime juice 0.5 oz simple syrup 1 oz cranberry juice Garnish: 3 skewered cherries Simple Syrup: 1 part water; 1 part white sugar. Combine sugar and water. Stir until completely dissolved. You can also heat on stovetop to dissolve faster. Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with three cherries.
Tea Thyme Recipe on Food & Wine... Mixologist Kathy Casey of Kathy Casey Food Studios–Liquid Kitchen steeps vodka in English Breakfast tea for this drink. To sweeten it, she uses local honey ("a great way to customize your cocktails," she says)—specifically, the dark, fig-flavored honey from her studio's backyard hive underneath a fig tree.
Pumpkin latte recipe: Whisk cup milk, sugar, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over low heat. Simmer for 5 minutes. Whisk in remaining cup milk. Pour milk mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove pulp.