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How To Stock a Basic Bar Cart [Plus: Cocktails!]

Entertaining, Home

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail We’ve talked about how to style a basic bar cart for your home, but how do you make stock your basic bar cart to make it practical and functional, too? A good assortment of spirits, mixers, garnishes, glassware and…

Frozen Negroni Slushies

Recipes, Things to Drink

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemail This weekend, the heat index in Chicago is supposed to reach 110 degrees F. That’s pretty hot. It’s almost too hot to sit outside and sip a glass of wine, but it happens to be perfect weather for…

Aperol Spritz

Recipes, Things to Drink

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailThere are certain times that call for a cocktail when you’d rather not admit that you want to drink a cocktail. For example: 4:00 p.m. on a particularly trying Thursday afternoon. Saturday brunch before noon. You get it. One…


How-To: Homemade Simple Syrup

DIY, Entertaining, Food, Home, How-To

Share:TwitterFacebookPinterestTumblrGoogle+StumbleUponemailOnce you master making homemade simple syrup, you’ve officially crossed the threshold of adulthood. It means that you’re longer a college student that will use just about any liquid beverage as an alcohol mixer, including Jell-O. To make simple…