Taste of a Place: It's time for holiday punch
Nothing says holiday party better than a punch bowl filled with your favorite libation. In this edition of Taste of a Place, columnist and bestselling cookbook author Anne Byrn returns with stories and recipes of powerful potions for multiple people, and advice on how to keep things refreshing and festive without inciting a punch-drunk affair.
Nine mocktails to make at your holiday party
While we love to mix up a good cocktail, not everyone wants to spend the holidays getting tipsy. The best alternative for those who want to cut back on alcohol or skip the booze entirely is to sip on a mocktail. Mocktails are just as pretty and delicious as regular cocktails but you won’t wake up the next morning with a hangover. For your next holiday party, add these mocktails to the menu.
Five sparkling cocktails to stir up this holiday season
Popping a bottle of bubbly is the perfect way to kick off a holiday celebration. This holiday season surprise your guests by adding seasonal ingredients and a few other festive twists to create champagne cocktails everyone will love.
Gift Guide: Gifts for the mixologist
We all have at least one special friend or family member who's always willing to be our personal bartender when called upon, who is always up to the challenge of creating surprisingly pro-level cocktails, or at least helping drink them with you. How do you reward them for another year of stellar adult beverage alchemy? Buy one of these mixology gifts from Southern Kitchen's Shoppe. Oh, and don't forget to tip.
This warming winter cocktail from Jerry Slater only requires one spirit and a few pantry staples
In this week's column from restaurateur, cocktail maestro and cookbook author Jerry Slater, learn how to create an invigorating coffee cocktail with only a bottle of Southern whiskey, a hot cup of Joe, and a little sugar and heavy cream.
The best holiday-themed pop-up bar is expanding throughout the South
‘Tis the season for Christmas music, holiday decorations and festive cocktails. And you can find them all in one place at a holiday-themed bar. Across the South, bartenders will be mixing up holiday cheer from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve.
Nine of the best Southern bartenders you should be following on Instagram
Mixologists and bartenders across the South are stirring up some of the most innovative and sophisticated cocktails in the country. We found some of the best Southern bartenders who are showing off these magnificent cocktails on social media. Add some color and alcoholic inspiration to your feed by following these bartenders.
Pairing Southern staples: Which drinks pair with Thanksgiving dinner?
Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or making sure not to show up to your host’s home empty-handed, selecting an appropriate wine is almost as important as perfecting the turkey and side dishes. Chef Jeffrey Gardner will help you suss out the best bottles.
Five cranberry cocktails to add to your holiday menu
As we prepare for Thanksgiving dinner, we know turkey, stuffing and green bean casserole will be on the table. But what will be in our glasses? A cranberry cocktail of course. Cranberry relish is delicious but a cranberry cocktail is even better. These cocktails will add a pop of color and flavor to your holiday menu.