Cocktail Recipes

Father's Day Drinks Your Dad Will Love

Ryan Tessier | Posted 05.25.2017 | Canada Living
Ryan Tessier

With Father's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about not only what to get dad, but how to celebrate. Here are four cocktails, and one beer, to toast everything dad has done for you over the years.

Top 10 Eats For Victoria Day Long Weekend | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Living

We're all too familiar with the urge to leave the city at noon on a Friday to avoid rush hour traffic, which is why we put together a list of the top 10 eats to get the perfect cottage experience without slaving away in the kitchen. From dishes you can make ahead of time to classic BBQ meals, you will find everything you need right here. We've even got you covered for the drinks and modern twist on the traditional s'mores!

Grow Your Own Cocktail Herb Garden

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 05.09.2017 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Give your tired old herb garden a serious reboot this spring with a fresh take on growing those things that can truly make you happier. Planting your own cocktail herb garden means that you can whip up a fancy drink at a moments notice.

10 Snacks To Get You Through The NBA Playoffs | Posted 05.03.2017 | Canada Living

Even though we'll be battling against last year's NBA Champions, we have high hopes for the home team and we'll be celebrating every game day. As much as we love cheering in the stands, there's nothing like watching the game at home in sweats with our family. But our favourite part about watching at home is being surrounded by snacks galore!

5 Award-Worthy Cocktails For Your Oscar Party

Ryan Tessier | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Living
Ryan Tessier

Oscar season is upon us and the big night will bring out all the stars; some celebrating their wins, others trying to forget their losses. If you're looking to host an award winning Oscar party worth it's weight in gold, then look no further than these five cocktails that will be sure to have your guests drinking like the stars.

RECIPE: Ginger Pomegranate Kombucha Moscow Mule

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Living
 Lindsay Pleskot

With New Year's Eve approaching I thought no better time for my first ever cocktail on the blog! I thought I might as well start out with my favorite, the Moscow Mule. I'm not a fan of super sweet drinks and always tend to gravitate towards tangy, citrusy,and refreshing. To me this drink is the perfect blend of all these things!

Celebrate The Holidays With These 10 Drink Recipes | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living

We've put together a list of our Top 10 Holiday Drinks that will turn you into the hostess with the most-ess this year as you welcome family and friends. Whether you're hosting a large get-together or a cozy night by the fire, there's something on this list for every occasion that will surely make it extra special and oh-so-delicious!

4 Cocktails To Impress Your Guests This Holiday Season

Ryan Tessier | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Living
Ryan Tessier

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year when it comes to hosting friends and family. Rather than serving the standard fair of rum & eggnog or wine and beer, unique cocktails bring a flair to the party that will be sure to impress your guests, even if the turkey is slightly overcooked.

What To Do With Your Leftover Halloween Candy | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

We can't help but get super excited around the end of October because we know that Halloween is coming. We've come up with 10 creative and tasty recipes that will incorporate your goodies into lots of goodness. Why eat them straight out of the bucket when you can check these awesome recipes off your bucket list?

Exploring Central Europe, One Cocktail At A Time

Rob Granicolo | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Rob Granicolo

Three cities that really stood out for me are Prague, Budapest and Warsaw. Each offered a distinct take on the intersection between culture, cocktails and nightlife -- and each served a different kind of traveller.

Boozy Beverages For Guilt-Free Summer Sipping

Theresa Albert | Posted 05.20.2017 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

It's summer drink season! I spend a lot of time wearing my nutritionist hat warning people about the perils of socializing over boozy beverages, but the truth is our summer season is short. If you play your cards right, you can have your bevvy and drink it, too.

10 Spring Cocktails To Welcome The Warmer Weather

The Huffington Post Canada | Taylor Stinson, The Girl On Bloor | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Living

Let patio season begin!

20 Cocktail Recipes To Help You Ring In The New Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.31.2015 | Canada Living


10 Spooky Cocktails To Serve At Your Halloween Party

The Huffington Post Canada | The Girls On Bloor | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Living

Treat your guests with these Halloween-inspired cocktails.

Everyday Eats: A Friday Menu Featuring Fall Favourites

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada Living


Three Refreshing and Easy Iced Tea and Tea Cocktail Recipes

Sheena Brady | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Living
Sheena Brady

Ever crafted yourself a heavenly cool, luxury iced tea? How about a crisp tea infused cocktail? If not, you've been missing out. Try quenching your thirst with these easy recipes that are not only sure to impress your tastebuds, though will also make you look like a pro if you have guests over.

How To Make Your Favourite Summer Cocktail

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living

Is there anything more amazing than sitting on a beach sipping a cool, crisp cocktail? We don't think so. But just because you're not necessarily beac...

5 Cocktail Recipes To Make You Look Like A Star Bartender

Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Living

Warm weather is finally upon us and that means summer party season is, too. Hosting’s a big enough responsibility as it is, so why add the pressure ...

5 Cocktails to Help Toast Summer in Style

Paul Shufelt | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Living
Paul Shufelt

With the days of summer quickly slipping away we want to do what we can to savour every last ray of sunshine and bask in its warmth before the snow flies again. What better way to do that than to enjoy a delicious cocktail on your patio?

Why You Should Add Bitters To Your Cocktails

CP | Megan Cole, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Living

VICTORIA - Tradition is an important ingredient in a family business, and for Victoria Spirits, known for its gin, it is also part of their bitters.In...

Make A Few Great Cocktails For Your Guests With These Tips

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Our cocktail culture is changing, says Rob Dvorchik, head bartender at Thompson Rooftop in Toronto. No longer is whipping up a sippable concoction lef...

Leftover Booze Recipes: What To Do With Remnant Alcohol

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Living

It's the night after a big house party at your place. You've swept the floors, emptied the ashtrays and breathed a sigh of relief that nothing was bro...

Throw The Perfect Party With Hosting Tips From Jamie Drummond (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Throwing together a party on the fly needn't be hard, especially come the weekend. Simply indulge (responsibly, of course) in one of these expert wine...

How To Make A Stellar Signature Wedding Cocktail (PHOTOS)

2 For Couples | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Signature reception cocktails are one of our favorite wedding trends! They're cute, refreshing and delicious, and yet another way for couples to expre...

Cocktails And Apps To Serve Your Guests This Weekend (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.06.2012 | Canada Style

Throwing together a party on the fly needn't be hard, especially come the weekend. Simply indulge (responsibly, of course) in one of these expert wine...