Sustainability and environmental impact have become fundamental issues when making lifestyle choices here at The Healthy Bartender. And it feels good to partner with a brand that embodies the same philosophy.
I had the pleasure to host an Absolut Elyx #CopperMakesItBetter charity cocktail party last month, here in Palm Beach, and had the opportunity to hear first hand about the Absolut Elyx philosophy from South Florida On Premise Marke... read more
PALM BEACH, FL – March 12, 2019 It was an honor to join forces with Modern Luxury Palm Beach Magazine and Absolut Elyx earlier this month to host a fabulous cocktail party at the iconic restaurant Table 26 in Palm Beach.
As part of the Absolut Elyx #CopperMakesItBetter series, a beautiful group of friends and supporters gathered to toast my chosen charity-- Animal Equality-- with a custom Elyx cocktail made with crème de cassis, ... read more
The annual NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting --now in its 8th year, was held this past March 26th at the iconic Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center.
Hosted by New York Wine & Grape Foundation (NYWGF), the non-profit organization representing New York state wines, wineries and winemakers, the NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting showcases the world of New York wines and welcomes, annual... read more
B I G B A T C H R O S E B E A U T Y P U N C H
Bringing this Rosé Punch back just in time for an extra sparkly Valentine's Day.
#TBT to when @goodwill and @buzzfeed created this magical step by step video of the Petals and Blooms Punch from my book: Fresh and Pure, Organically Crafted Beauty Balms & Cleansers (Pretty Zen)
Created by @the_rewm and @9juanjuan
You can find the recipe here:
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2 oz. pumpkin spice infused rum
1 oz. fresh pear cider
75 oz. fall falernum
75 oz. fresh lemon juice
2 dashes of tiki bitters
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake over ice. Serve in mini pumpkins.
Pumpkin Spice Rum Recipe
Fall Falernum Recipe--what in the heck is Falernum, you ask? It's a sweet lime and spice concoction with ginger and almonds originally used in tiki cocktails.
Since I'm using it in a fall ins... read more
½ cup passion fruit juice
½ cup fresh-pressed turmeric juice (about ½ lb fresh turmeric root)
¼ cup fresh ginger juice
½ cup fresh lemon juice
½ cup all spice syrup
2 bottle sparkling wine
Clean, elegant and scary delicious, this seasonal concoction will have guests shrieking -- and sipping -- with delight.... read more
Now that you’ve got the puree.
Try this toasty seasonal tiki inspired number:
1 1/2 ounce spiced rum
1/2 ounce Apple Brandy
1 ounce spiced persimmon puree
1/2 lemon juice
3 dashes of tiki bitters
Shake all the ingredients and strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a slice of fresh persimmon.
HOLIDAY SPICED PERSIMMON PUREE + COCKTAIL RECIPE
Next on our list of Holiday Recipes, is this delicious spiced per... read more
HOLIDAY CHESTNUT ORGEAT RECIPE
A seasonal take on the favorite tiki almond syrup, orgeat was originally a savory barley water, served as early as the 1300s. Eventually it made its way into tiki drinks in the 1940s when Trader Vic rediscovered orgeat as a sweetener.
Commercial orgeat is available but often laden with corn syrup and artificial
ingredients but making your own high-quality orgeat with all-natural ingredients takes jus... read more
SEASONAL ELIXIRS FOR XMAS
. CRANBERRY SHRUB,
. SPICED PERSIMMON PUREE AND
. CHESTNUT ORGEAT RECIPES
Homemade Syrups and Infusions are a quick and fun DIY gift idea for your foodie and home bartender friends. They only require a little time and thought but will allow your friends to add sophistication, complexity and depth to their cocktails.
I’m sharing three different seasonal recipes for you to experiment with: A cranb... read more
Oil and water may not mix, but alcohol and oil sure do! Olive oil, in particular, enhances the flavor and adds a surprising mouth feel to your drinks.
There are several ways you can add oil to your cocktails.
To infuse your alcohol, add your oil to the base spirit, let sit several hours before freezing. The oil will solidify and the hardened layer of fat can then be easily strained away, leaving a pleasing, palate-coating sensation to ... read more