Champagne Cocktail

The Cocktail Diaries: The Elizabeth Taylor Champagne Cocktail and also, I miss Princess Leia

Elizabeth Taylor Champagne Cocktail | PDXfoodlove

Happy almost New Year, everyone! Dave and I are back in Portland after almost a week in my hometown of Wichita, Kansas (where, I will have you know, I found a speakeasy! My people! Check out The Dockum if you are in town, I recommend El Mayor Presidente — rum, duh). And while I have […]

Cooked up on December 30, 2016

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The The Cocktail Diaries: Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail

Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail | PDXfoodlove

This easy, seasonal cocktail will add a little sparkle to your NYE!

Cooked up on December 28, 2015

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The Cocktail Diraires: Cranberry French 75 with Doug Fir Eau de Vie

Holiday Cranberry Champagne Cocktail | PDXfoodlove

I suppose this drink doesn’t really resemble a French 75 that much anymore. But that’s where I started, so I’m keeping the name. Also, hooray! It’s my first cocktail recipe in several weeks, featuring local cranberries and a fun local spirit as well. I created this recipe with an eye to the holidays. On Thanksgiving […]

Cooked up on November 9, 2014

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The Cocktail Diaries: French 75s

French 75s | PDXfoodlove

I can’t believe the crazy amount of stuff we accomplished today and this weekend. We finished up some homemade orange liqueur. We made cake, scones, fish tacos, corn fritters, and of course, a cocktail. And, I got a ton of laundry done. But it’s been a hot one. The windows are all open and they […]

Cooked up on August 10, 2014

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The Cocktail Diaries: Classic Champagne Cocktail

Classic Champagne Cocktail | PDXfoodlove

Last week I did an original cocktail recipe, and this week I’m doing one of the very classic classics. There’s an entire world of champagne-based cocktails out there, and most of them are delicious. I am one of those people who enjoys a good glass of (DRY) sparkling wine any old day of the week, […]