Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

The Shots Box, the monthly subscription box for craft spirit lovers, recently launched their Customizable Sample Box and Cocktail of the Month Box just in time for the pandemic lockdown. With most of the US population now drinking at home and saving money while doing so, spice up your weeknight, date night, or any night with these fun spirits boxes that come right to your … Continue reading Quarantine cocktails made with the Shots Box

Mamajuana – the Dominican Republic cure-all

The consumption of alcohol for social, ritual, medicinal, and religious purposes appears to be widely spread through history and societies. In centuries past, alcohol used to be prescribed by doctors as a cure-all, mostly based on no scientific proof. Instead of anesthesia, alcohol was commonly used to knock patients out or to lessen the pain before say, an amputation. Doctors experimented with treatments that today … Continue reading Mamajuana – the Dominican Republic cure-all

4 new ways to up your adult beverage game

Impress your friends, try a new theme for a dinner party, or build your meal or party around an alcohol of choice. Here are 4 new ways to up your adult beverage game. Martini & Rossi Frosé Pouches LaLaScoop’s new favorite drink for the backyard or beach – the Frosé pouch! So easy, no need to worry about mixing ingredients or planning far in advance, … Continue reading 4 new ways to up your adult beverage game

20 New Food, Drink and Kitchen Discoveries

Whether you are hosting a gathering at home, celebrating New Year’s, partaking in an NFL Sunday or attending a holiday party, it pays to have an equipped kitchen and pantry. However, it is not always easy to keep up with the latest and greatest brands out there on the market. As a frequent reader of industry trades, a prolific interviewer of brand ambassadors and a … Continue reading 20 New Food, Drink and Kitchen Discoveries

Make your life easier with Boxed.com for all your bulk needs, plus wine and holiday cocktails

No time for the grocery store? No time to run around buying gifts? Who wants to be stuck in traffic? Who wants to waste valuable time in long lines? Who actually wants to go to Costco? Who wants to lug wine or spirits home from the store to the car when a click of a button can have a wine selection like “Globetrotting Red Wines” … Continue reading Make your life easier with Boxed.com for all your bulk needs, plus wine and holiday cocktails

A Taste of Cognac

Two ounces of Hennessy VSOP, three-quarters of an ounce each of Cointreau and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Shake over ice, strain into a sugar-rimmed martini glass and serve up. Voila! The Sidecar. Is there a cocktail so simple, yet so elegant; so refreshing, yet so intoxicating? There are a variety of other cognacs and orange liqueurs you can substitute (Here’s a good analysis of the latter), … Continue reading A Taste of Cognac