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Boozy Pumpkin Cheesecake Shots

Ingredients 4 tbsp Torani Pumpkin Pie Puremade Sauce 1 cup graham cracker crumbs ¾ cup cream cheese 1 and ¼ cup vanilla flavoured vodka Whipped cream for topping Instructions Add Torani Pumpkin Pie Puremade Sauce, cream cheese, and vodka to a blender and blend until smooth. Set aside. Add about 1 tablespoon of the graham cracker crumbs into the bottom of each shot … Continue reading Boozy Pumpkin Cheesecake Shots

Pumpkin Spice Sangria

Sweet, spiced, and full of autumnal flavour – this Pumpkin Spice Fall Sangria is perfect for pumpkin carving, Thanksgiving, or anytime! Ingredients 3 cups apple cider 2 (750ml) bottles chilled dry/semi-dry white wine (like Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio) 1/2 to 1 cup spiced rum 2 apples, chopped 2 pears, chopped 1 cup pumpkin pie … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Sangria

Boozy Frappuccino

This isn’t an ordinary drive-thru frappuccino. Oh no, this boozy frappuccino is just for adults and is the perfect happy hour drink. Ingredients For the Drink: 2 cups ice 1 cup iced coffee 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream 2 oz. vodka 2 oz. coffee liqueur To Top: Whipped cream Instructions Place ice, iced coffee, vanilla ice cream, vodka … Continue reading Boozy Frappuccino

White Wine Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter 3 carrots peeled and chopped 1 medium yellow onion finely chopped 1 small red pepper seeded and chopped 8 oz. white button mushrooms stems removed, caps sliced and roughly chopped 1 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 2 cloves garlic minced 2 tsp. fresh thyme 1 cup frozen peas 4 cups cooked shredded chicken, cut into bite-size pieces 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 cup heavy cream 2 cups chicken stock or broth 2 Tbsp. fresh flat-leaf parsley finely chopped … Continue reading White Wine Chicken Pot Pie

Thanksgiving Sangria

Ingredients 1 bottle Malbec wine 2 cups apple cider ½ cup vodka ½ an orange, thinly sliced and quartered ½ a green pear, chopped ½ a honeycrisp apple, chopped ½ cup cranberries 3 cinnamon sticks Instructions In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients. Stir well and then refrigerate until ready to serve. The sangria is … Continue reading Thanksgiving Sangria

3 Easy Food and Red Wine Pairings

Steak with Cabernet Sauvignon Planning to cook ribeyes on the grill? Then make sure to pick up a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, which pairs perfectly with red meats thanks to its bold tannins and fruity flavour. Spaghetti and Meatballs with Chianti Fava beans aren’t the only pairing worth knowing with this classic Italian vino. Serve … Continue reading 3 Easy Food and Red Wine Pairings