1. The Cocktail: This New Orleans drink made from rum and fruit juices was invented by Pat O’Brien in the 1940s. Interestingly, O’Brien only concocted it because he needed to get rid of a lot of excess rum. He even gave them away for free to visiting sailors. The drink is now a staple of Mardi Gras and Cajun-flavored parties across the country.
We’ve seen a lot of vodkas come down the pike lately that appeal to foodies of all varieties – ranging from the sweet to the salty (sometimes both), from the crazy to the disgusting. But, if you’re looking to relive those childhood memories of suffering through sucking a Fireball or Mega Warhead, we suggest the Naga Chilli Vodka, which has been called the World’s Hottest Vodka.
As you read through the names of some of the drinks I have selected for you, try to guess what some of the ingredients might be. Then follow our links to the recipes and stop by your favorite store and get what need to whip up a batch.
Once upon time there was rum and someone thought hmm, add that to a little pineapple, coconut and ice and we will call it pina colada. Maybe it was Jack Daniels himself that decided a little of his distilled spirit mixed into a glass of Coke would be a good idea. There are some mighty tasty beverages for those that choose to imbibe to enjoy.
I trust you have already visited our Toast of the Town feature at the top of this page. It is filled with great drink ideas and a demonstration video on how to make wonderful cocktails for yourself and your guests during the holidays. If however the occasion calls for something a bit more bubbly, might we suggest these intoxicating ideas.
Well it all about just egg nog this time of year. It's about festive drinks and fun entertaining this holiday season and what you serve can really make a difference in your holiday party sucess. Tired of the same old egg nog drink and the no-name punch sitting on the table?