Here in Massachusetts, cranberries are a special part of many holiday recipes. Considering there are countless cranberry bogs on the south shore that are harvested annually, there is nothing more fresh than cranberries from the local farmers market. This time of year I use cranberries in so many ways… our brandy cranberry sauce, mulled wine, […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Cranberry & Ginger Spritz

Winter is here and New England has already had it’s first snow storm! Mulled wine is one of the traditional wine beverages that many countries enjoy during the winter and holiday months. It’s warm and tastes like a mix of spice and fruit. It’s called Glögg, Glühwein, Vin Chaud, Vin Brûlé and many many other […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Cranberry Mulled Wine

Fall is upon us!! Pumpkin spice, apple picking, harvest season, football, sweater weather….. the list goes on! I whipped up this fall sangria so quick and after letting it sit for a few hours, let me tell you, it was so good!! Sangria is often overlooked as a summer pleasure but it can really be […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Fall Harvest Sangria

This weeks drink is a summer favorite, a Lemon Blueberry Vodka Fizz! Ever since my girls and I chatted about this cocktail in our group chat, I have been all about it. For my birthday this year I made a Lemon Blueberry cake and it was amazing so why not recreate it in cocktail form? […]

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Happy Hour with Rosemary: Lemon Blueberry Vodka Fizz

This week I’m drinking an Elderflower Spritz. I made this for Mother’s Day this year and it was a hit! It’s light, refreshing and you can never really go wrong with some version of a bubbly spritz. It’s difficult to admit but sometimes you need to stray away from the mimosas and mix it up. […]

Happy Hour with Rosemary

Happy Hour with Rosemary: Elderflower Spritz

Living on the East Coast, my friends and I often joke that we come alive in the Spring and Summer months. Since New England has a very short window for warm weather, I consider this prime time. Spring is when roof decks open, Cape Cod traffic creeps back into the South Shore and weekend outdoor […]

Happy Hour with Rosemary

Happy Hour with Rosemary: Aperol Spritz