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COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK | December 28, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Sparkling Wine and Champagne Cocktails for Your New Year’s Eve Party

new year's eve bubbly cocktails

I believe in saying goodbye to the year with a bubbly beverage. If you wish to serve something else then a straight glass of Champagne, consider these 5 sparkling wine cocktails for your celebrations. photo credits: 101 Champagne Cocktails book by Kim Haasarud – visit Epicurious for the Classic Champagne cocktail recipe photo credits: Negroni sbagliato recipe [...]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK | August 10, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Celebrate London 2012 with Girlie Gin Cocktails

girlie gin cocktails

photos: Maxime Juneau for At Home with Kim Vallee Add style to your closing ceremony get together by serving a bronze, silver and gold metal cocktails. Or be the judge and pick one as your signature drink. The recipes are from Bombay ambassador, the master mixologist Raj Nagra who made the cocktails for me at [...]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK | July 25, 2012 | by Kim Vallee

Blueberry and Basil Collins

blueberry basil collins

photo: Maxime Juneau for At Home with Kim Vallee Last week was the annual Bombay Sapphire event that I like to attend. I am in love with this year formula because it enables me to get unique content. For the occasion, the new Bombay ambassador, the master mixologist Raj Nagra, made three summer cocktails that fit my [...]

COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK | June 25, 2011 | by Kim Vallee

Refreshing Summer Cocktails with 3 Ingredients

summer cocktails with 3 ingredients or less

I am always on the look out for tasty summer drinks. The New Times asked mixologists to share a summer cocktail with 3 ingredients or less. Garnishes, sugar, seltzer and simple syrup do not count. Merlin Griffiths, the global ambassador for Bombay Sapphire, told me at a media event that it is best to make a [...]

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May 27, 2011 | by Kim

A Sapphire French Highball Paired with...

kim is making drinks with merlin griffiths

The Bombay Sapphire media event gave us the occasion to learn new cocktail recipes. They collaborated with a local chef to pair each cocktail [...]

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February 7, 2011 | by Kim

Cold and Cough Tea Tins at DavidsTea

davidstea cold and cough tea tins

I can’t tell you if it makes you feel better since I did not catch a cold this winter, but I like [...]

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December 21, 2010 | by Heather

Dairy and Sugar Free Eggnog Recipe and More

Eggnog recipe

Whether you choose to add rum or not, eggnog is a classic beverage best accompanied with a fire, a blanket and a [...]

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December 9, 2010 | by Heather

Cranberry Sparkler: 5 Variations from Tokyo...

Cranberry sparkler recipes

Cranberry juice is an easy way to give a cocktail festive flavour and colour. It pairs well with vodka, gin or tequila. [...]

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December 2, 2010 | by Kim

Three Spicy Hot Chocolate Recipes

spiced hot chocolate by martha stewart

I enjoy the taste of a hot chocolate after a day of ski or to drink instead of dessert on a cold [...]

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November 30, 2010 | by Kim

Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Spirit Cocktail

christmas spirit cocktail recipe by Jamie Oliver

You know by now that I believe it is a must to prepare a signature drink to greet your guests. I found [...]

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September 3, 2010 | by Kim

Drinking Shochu and the Japanese Ice Ball...

a glass of shochu in japan

Shochu used to be a second level spirit in Japan. Over the last decade, it emerges as a hip drink and they [...]

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August 13, 2010 | by Kim

Make your Own Vermouth-Soaked Cocktail Olives

dry martini with stuffed olives

This is a time saver if you like to serve dry martinis at parties. At least three days before the event, you [...]

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