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Strawberries and Champagne Margarita

A delicious Valentine’s Day version of the margarita! INGREDIENTS 1 cup strawberries hulled 3/4 cup champagne 3/4 cup tequila 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup triple sec pink crystallized sugar INSTRUCTIONS Puree strawberries until smooth. Combine strawberries, champagne, tequila, lime juice, and triple sec and stir or shake until well combined. Rim edges of your glasses with pink crystallized sugar (or salt). optional Pour combined margaritas … Continue reading Strawberries and Champagne Margarita

Boozy Blueberry Pancake Milkshake

This boozy blueberry pancake milkshake tastes exactly like a blueberry pancake. Now have breakfast for dessert and have a little fun, too! INGREDIENTS BLUEBERRY SYRUP ⅓ cup blueberries (I used frozen wild blueberries) 1 ½ tablespoons sugar BLUEBERRY PANCAKE MILKSHAKE 1 pint vanilla ice cream ⅓ cup, plus 2 tablespoons blueberry vodka ½ cup milk 2 teaspoons … Continue reading Boozy Blueberry Pancake Milkshake

Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars

Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars feature a chocolate graham cracker crust, Irish cream cheesecake filling with a hint of espresso, and a fudgy layer of rich chocolate ganache on top. Ingredients For the crust: 10 (150 grams) chocolate graham crackers 6 tablespoons (85 grams) unsalted butter, melted For the filling: 16 ounces (454 grams) cream cheese, completely softened to room temperature 1 cup (300 grams) granulated … Continue reading Bailey’s Cheesecake Bars

4 Wine Pairings For Tempura Battered Asparagus

Asparagus is traditionally classified as one of the most difficult vegetables to pair with wine due to its extreme vegetal components Asparagus in the springtime cannot be beat in terms of freshness and tenderness White asparagus has more mellow flavors compared to its green asparagus relative A tempura batter preparation for asparagus adds weight and … Continue reading 4 Wine Pairings For Tempura Battered Asparagus

Cranberry Champagne Punch

This is your New Years Party solution! A super-easy and super-celebratory Champagne punch that everyone will love. INGREDIENTS 3 cups cold sparkling wine (that’s 1–750 ml bottle) 3 cups cold cranberry juice 1/4 cup orange liqueur (Triple sec, Grand Marnier or Cointreau) 2 cups frozen cranberries for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Measure the sparkling wine, cranberry juice and orange liqueur into a punch … Continue reading Cranberry Champagne Punch

2021 Wine Butler Limited Release Wines

Every year we feature 4 extraordinary wines available the beginning of the year. Comparable wines at the LCBO would retail for over $35 per bottle… We secure only a small amount and they are yours first-come-first served. We have priced these wines to sell in our EXCEPTIONAL CATEGORY. $144.90 tax in (Normally $238.90 to craft 28 … Continue reading 2021 Wine Butler Limited Release Wines

Spiked Eggnog Latte

No special fancy equipment is required to make this delicious eggnog latte so it’s the perfect drink for anyone to enjoy on a cold winters day! Ingredients 2 cups light eggnog 2 ounces dark espresso pod, fresh or instant 2 ounces Irish cream liquor ground nutmeg ground cinnamon and/or cinnamon stick for garnish Instructions Prepare espresso and pour evenly between 2 mugs. Combing … Continue reading Spiked Eggnog Latte

Spiked Gingerbread Bars Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup Unsalted Butter, Room temperature 1 cup Granulated Sugar 1/3 cup Light Brown Sugar 1/3 cup Unsulfured Molasses 2 large Eggs, Room temperature 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract 2 cups Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons Baking Soda 2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon 2 teaspoons Ground Ginger 1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon Allspice 1/2 … Continue reading Spiked Gingerbread Bars Recipe