Posts Tagged ‘cocktails’

The Top 8 Food and Drink Trends of the Summer

When it comes to food trends, each season has its own specialties. The summer season brings us hotter temperatures and a variety of fresh produce. Many of the top summertime food trends revolve around satisfying appetites with lighter and cooler foods and drinks. Here are 8 of the top summertime food trends to help you…

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A Twist on Old Fashioned Drinks

We all have heard of the classic, old fashioned drinks that have been made and enjoyed for years: The Old Fashioned, Martinis and Bloody Mary’s are among those timeless favorites. Although the classic cocktails are always in style, many of them have experienced a resurgence in popularity over the past few years. One reason behind…

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Easter Inspired Meals & Treats

With Easter Sunday just a few days away, you may have already planned out your Easter menu. In last week’s post, we shared a few suggestions and recipes for “must-have” menu items for spring events. Many of those recipes would also work out nicely for an Easter feast, regardless of how many guests you are…

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This Goes With That: Food Pairings for Your Holiday Party

The holiday season is in full swing here in the Portland area. Look around and you’ll see the natural beauty of winter, along with the hundreds of holiday lights and decorations we proudly display in our neighborhoods and city streets. It’s also fun this time of year as many people have begun hosting and attending…

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Creating a Winter Wonderland

“A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight. Walking in a winter wonderland.” ~ Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith The coldest months of the year are drawing near, and it’s truly a magical time. Winter appeals to all of our senses: As we experience the smells and tastes of our favorite cold-weather foods and beverages; while…

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Drinks for the Holidays: Say, “Cheers” with These Holiday Drinks!

The holidays are getting closer – are you ready? You may start receiving invitations to holiday parties soon, if you haven’t already. Perhaps you’re planning your own festivities. Whether your plans involve a simple dinner at home or a huge gala (or somewhere in between), seasonal drinks are always fun to serve to your guests.…

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5 Must-Have Menu Items at Your Fall Event

Portland is turning the corner to the crisp, beautiful days of fall. While temps are still high, the cool morning air and slowly dropping leaves give us a yearning for comfort food. If you are planning a fall event, here are 5 must-haves for your menu – they are sure to satisfy! Alternative Grains: Say…

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