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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

Cherry Berry Lime Rickey Cocktail Pops

These grown-up popsicles have a smidge of booze and loads of fruity flavour perfect for an after-dinner treat. Ingredients 8 ounces pitted cherries 8 ounces raspberries 3 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup gin or bourbon or more sparkling water 1/2 cup sparkling water Instructions Puree cherries, raspberries, lime juice, sugar, and alcohol in a blender until smooth. Add the sparkling water and pulse a few … Continue reading Cherry Berry Lime Rickey Cocktail Pops

Grilled Oysters with Parsley and Garlic Butter

Not surprisingly, one traditional French topping for grilled oysters involves a creamy bechamel sauce with cheese. Inspired by Escargots a la Bourguignonne, these oysters are drowned in the sinful, garlicky butter normally used for snails. Don’t forget the bread! Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf … Continue reading Grilled Oysters with Parsley and Garlic Butter