Drinks-alcohol recipes

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    Alien Autopsy Cocktail (Blue Curacao Cocktail with Blackberries)

    • Blue curacao (orange-flavoured liqueur) gives this vibrant, glowing shooter cocktail its eerie greenish colour. Float a blackberry...
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    Apple Cider Cocktail

    • Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add schnapps and lemon juice; shake to blend and chill. Strain into martini glass; top with ginger ale. Garnish with...
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    Apple Cider Schnapps

    • Apples and cinnamon add cider flavour and spicy fragrance. Sip it straight or use for Apple Cider Cocktail.
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    Apple Schnapps

    • In the long, dark evenings of winter, what would be more welcome than a fragrant whiff of sunny apple-orchard autumn preserved in schnapps? Tell...
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    Apricot Fizz

    • This light and fruity drink is just perfect for brunch.
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    Bay Breeze Cocktail

    • Fill highball glass with ice. Add pineapple juice, cranberry juice and vodka; stir to chill and blend. Garnish with lime.
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    Best Caesar

    • You'll be surprised at how much tastier one of Canada's best-loved drinks is with this homemade mix. Bottled clam juice is available at most...
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    Black Currant Liqueur

    • French cr? de cassis is the inspiration for this sweet and fruity liqueur. This drink makes a refreshing cocktail by topping 1 oz (25 mL) with 4 oz...
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    Black Currant Liqueur

    • Crème de cassis is the inspiration for this fruity liqueur. Use it to make an elegant Gin Kir Cocktail.
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    Black Currant Rum Punch

    • Use black currant–flavoured black tea bags (such as Twinings) instead of herbal tea for an intense, not-too-sweet black currant flavour.
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    Black Velvet

    • This cocktail has a rich flavour that beer drinkers will love. Serve with oysters and appetizers.
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    Bloody Mary

    • Fill highball glass with ice; set aside. Fill martini shaker with ice. Add tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, hot pepper...
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    Blueberry Compote

    • Accented with Port, this intensely flavoured sauce is perfect as a topping for ice cream, cake and even pancakes.
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    Blueberry Martini

    • This cocktail is like a melted Freezie –adult-style. Infuse the Blueberry Vodka at least 3 days ahead for best flavour. Add a skewer of...
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    Blueberry Vodka

    • In large glass bowl, mash blueberries lightly. Add lemon zest and vanilla bean; stir in vodka. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in cool place,...
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    Bourbon Sidecar

    • Memories of southern hospitality come with Beverley Renahan's suggested sipper. It goes particularly well with Lemon-Scented Green Olives.
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    Brandy Sour

    • Classic Country P? partners tastefully with this cocktail.
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    Canadian Kiss

    • Canadian maple whisky, fresh ginger and a touch of raspberry liqueur make for a well-balanced libation that's sure to be a hit among fans of both...
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    Canadian Mojito

    • Rye and blueberries add a Canadian twist to this traditional Cuban cocktail. Garnish each glass with skewered blueberries and mint sprig.
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    Candy Apple Martini

    • This ruby red martini tastes just like a candy apple – dangerously so!
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    Cappuccino Cream

    • This creamy dessert combines velvety smoothness with a deeply satisfying coffee flavour.
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    Cappuccino Martini

    • Serve this creamy martini after dinner as an alternative to the usual coffee and cake. If available, Starbucks Coffee Liqueur is the choice of the...
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    Caramel Steamer

    • The caramel sauce recipe makes more than is needed for two drinks. Refrigerate the remaining sauce to make more steamers or to serve over ice cream...
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    Carrot Marys

    • Kick off your special lunch with a cheerful orange-colour spin on a traditional brunchtime cocktail, the bloody mary. Look for bottled carrot juice...
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    Cava Sangria

    • This Spanish punch is a blend of wine, spirits and fruit. This recipe uses sparkling wine, but we've included a classic red wine variation as well....
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    Chambord and Champagne

    • This slightly sweet and sparkling raspberry cocktail is perfect to serve with  brunch or as an aperitif.
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    Champagne Cocktail

    • Make this time-tested classy aperitif with any dry sparkling wine.
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    Champagne Julep

    • Mint and Champagne make a refreshing combination with brunch or appetizers.
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    Chili Vodka

    • Remove 1 oz (30 mL) vodka from bottle. Cut slits down sides of red and green pepper; insert into vodka bottle along with salt. Let stand for 3...
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    Chocolate Brownie Martini

    • Nutty and chocolaty, this drink will have your guests swooning with joy. Use white crème de cacao for a clear cocktail.