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Sweeten Your Daiquiri With Maraschino Instead of Syrup Sweeten Your Daiquiri With Maraschino Instead of Syrup

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re mixing up a daiquiri of a slightly different flavor by utilizing my bff, maraschino liqueur.

How to Properly Store Wine How to Properly Store Wine

Whenever I’m given (or purchase) a nice bottle of wine, I’m immediately faced with the question of whether or not it’s something I plan on drinking right now, or something I want to drink later.

Ease Into Fall With This Fig and Ginger Spritz Ease Into Fall With This Fig and Ginger Spritz

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we are shedding our summer skins and easing into cooler weather with extremely ripe figs and spicy ginger. (Incorporating ginger into a cocktail is the closest I will get to…

How to Tell if an Old Bottle of Wine Is Still Drinkable How to Tell if an Old Bottle of Wine Is Still Drinkable

I studied in France in college and brought a decent amount of French wine home with me. Some of that wine got consumed with friends pretty much immediately, but a few bottles I’ve held on to and moved from apartment to apartment over the years, saving them for a “special” occasion.

Spike Your Manhattan With Amaro Spike Your Manhattan With Amaro

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a woodsy, herbaceous Manhattan-style drink, based on Audrey Saunders’ Little Italy cocktail.

How to Quickly Chill a Cocktail Glass How to Quickly Chill a Cocktail Glass

The ability to pay attention to the little things is a quality all truly skilled hosts possess. A little bowl for olive pits, a scented candle in the bathroom, and a chilled cocktail glass all show that you care about your guests’ comfort and their overall party experience.

This Refined Cuba Libre Is Way Better Than the Rum & Coke of Your College Days This Refined Cuba Libre Is Way Better Than the Rum & Coke of Your College Days

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making the drink that gave me my first truly terrible college hangover: the rum and Coke.

How to Make Homemade Gin in the Instant Pot [Updated With Safety Warning] How to Make Homemade Gin in the Instant Pot [Updated With Safety Warning]

Updated on 08/25/18 at 1:02 pm ET: Though we were able to make make this recipe without incident, it turns out that cooking high-proof alcohol in your Instant Pot is not safe, as it generates a flammable vapor that could be ignited by the heating element in the appliance. According to Laura Pazzaglia of Hip Pressure…

This Ti' Spritz Is Delicious Summer Fun This Ti' Spritz Is Delicious Summer Fun

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we’re taking an already easily-excuted beverage—the ti’ punch—and making it into an even easier spritz.

The Best Ginger Syrup Requires No Heating The Best Ginger Syrup Requires No Heating

Cocktail syrup is very easy—some would say “simple”—to make. Dump some sugar in some water, heat it until it dissolves, let it cool. If you want a flavor other than “sweet,” you can boil some sort of plant part in the water to impart something special. However, in the case of ginger syrup, this route can give you a…

Get Downright Spicy With This Dirty Ginger Martini Get Downright Spicy With This Dirty Ginger Martini

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are taking two of my longtime favorite things—ginger and martinis—and combining them to make my new favorite thing.

What to Keep in Your Kitchen for Last-Minute Entertaining What to Keep in Your Kitchen for Last-Minute Entertaining

Maybe it is the Southerness in me, but I have always enjoyed guests, even unexpected ones. I also really enjoy feeding people, but there’s not always time to cook. As such, I have an arsenal of tasty snacks and drinks I like to keep in the kitchen, just in case someone hungry (or thirsty) pops over.

Tweak Your Margarita by Switching up the Liqueur and Citrus Tweak Your Margarita by Switching up the Liqueur and Citrus

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we are going to be playing around with a sweet and tart three-ingredient icon: the margarita.

Freeze Bitters Into Ice Cubes for a Drink That Evolves Freeze Bitters Into Ice Cubes for a Drink That Evolves

Bitters are basically the spices of the cocktail world, and just a few dashes or drops can round out a drink or give it a bit of depth. Dashing them right into the glass is fine (obviously), but by freezing some of the gentian-infused liquid into a big ol’ cube, you get a drink that gets a little more special as you…

Hop Into the Weekend With a Lemongrass Kangaroo Hop Into the Weekend With a Lemongrass Kangaroo

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today I would like to introduce you to the Kangaroo, which some (wrong) people refer to as “a vodka martini.”

The Aperol Spritz Is Like a Grown Up Orange Soda The Aperol Spritz Is Like a Grown Up Orange Soda

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. I have heard, and felt, that it has been hot out, so I felt like a bubbly, slightly citrusy and refreshing beverage was in order.

Salt Your Cocktail, Not the Rim of the Glass Salt Your Cocktail, Not the Rim of the Glass

Salt makes everything better, and that includes beverages. Beyond margaritas, salt enhances the flavor of and tames any bitterness in almost any cocktail. Though it’s a common practice to rim your glass with sodium chloride, it’s a gross one, which is why you should season the drink, not the drinking vessel.

Make a Sparkling Pink Drink for Your Midsummer Cocktail  Make a Sparkling Pink Drink for Your Midsummer Cocktail 

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a pink drink inspired by the almost painfully classic Champagne cocktail.

Add a Little Lemon Oil to Your Coffee Add a Little Lemon Oil to Your Coffee

Hot coffee is not something I can even look at during the summer; it’s all iced coffee, sometimes even without cream because dairy gets more and more oppressive as the temperature climbs. If however, you wish to add a little pep to your icy morning drink while keeping it refreshing, you should grab a strip of lemon…

Hydrate While You Imbibe With This Coconut Water Cocktail Hydrate While You Imbibe With This Coconut Water Cocktail

Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re adding both hydration and a bit of a tropical vibe to our drink by way of coconut water.

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