If you want to make your Valentine's Day extra special this year, look no further than these 10 aphrodisiac cocktails. They are tasty, gorgeous-looking, and according to the experts a sweet way to guarantee a celebration with lots of passion.
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Khloé Kardashian wore some amazing outfits last week to promote Kocktails with Khloé, her new TV show on the FYI network. To return the favor, here are 10 Latino cocktails--and their recipes-- that she should feature on her show. Or, here's is a better idea: cocktails that we should make while watching it. Cheers!Continue Reading >
Although I am typically a very healthy eater, there are two things that I love to indulge in occasionally: cocktails and dessert. I love a good margarita and a good piece of chocolate cake. One day, I discovered something even better: Latin cocktail-inspired cupcakes. These delicious desserts are sure to inspire you and make everyone in your family happy. Now, eat up!Continue Reading >
The quintessential Cuban drink, it's believed the mojito was born in 1910 and was prepared for the first time in a bar on the beach of La Concha, in Cuba. Contrary to what is commonly believed, its creation is not associated with any particular brand of rum. History apart, after the Cuba Libre, the mojito is the best-known and most consumed rum-based drink. In this this tutorial we'll show you how to prepare the perfect mojito.Continue Reading >
Who doesn't love tequila? It goes down smoothly, most of the time, and hails from the motherland of Mexico. It's equally as popular in summer cocktails and happy hour all year around, but how much do you know of the popular drink? Test your tequila knowledge ahora! Good luck!Continue Reading >
Confession: I love Cinco de Mayo, always have, always will. However, there are those who will argue that it's not even a real holiday. I suppose there is a bit of truth to that. In Mexico, CInco de Mayo is celebrated regionally as El Día de la Batalla de Puebla. I think it is telling that we make a bigger deal of it in the U.S. than in Mexico, maybe it's because Mexicans on this side of the border need a way to help gringos embrace Mexican pride.
Whether you think it is a "real" holiday or not, if you are over 21-years-old, why not use it as an excuse to drink like a Mexican?
Today is National Tequila Day and what can be better than these tequila coktails to celebrate? Recipes are courtesy of Patrón, Don Julio and José Cuervo. They all look irresistible not only for today but to refresh this hot summer.
Today is National Daiquiri Day. This delicious rum-based drink is believed to have been invented on the beaches of Daiquiri and Siboney in Cuba, 113 years ago, during the war against Spanish colonialism. But it was not until the mid Twentieth Century when daiquiris became popular thanks to Ernest Hemingway. They say the author of For Whom the Bell Tolls used to drink at El Floridita bar in Havana, nothing less than 12 daiquiris daily!!! Can you believe it? What about this drink made it somewhat of an addiction for him and how can you enjoy daiquiris as well? Read on...Continue Reading >
Is there a more summer-appropriate drink than a tall, delicate glass of sangria full of fruit? I don't think so! That's why we got Chef Bren Herrera of Flanboyant Eats to share some of her favorite summer sangria recipes. But these aren't your usual tried-and-true sangrias! No, these are amazingly unique twists on our favorite summer cocktail.
So grab a pitcher and some wine glasses and get ready to impress everyone with these yummy sangrias--perfect for these hot days of summer!Continue Reading >
Today is National Piña Colada Day! And what better way to celebrate than with a piña colada frappe to forget about the heat and all the life worries too?
This particular recipe has the signature of a super star bartender in New York City: Giuseppe González, a Puerto Rican neurobiologist graduated from Cornell University, who left the science aside to engage in mixology.
A true modern alchemist, Giuseppe has worked in the best bars in NYC: Flatiron, Clover Club, Dutch Kills, and more recently PKNY and Golden Cadillacs, doing something he's very good at: mixing the best cocktails you can imagine.Continue Reading >