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Cookbook review: Winter Cocktails

Relish Decor Winter Cocktail Cookbook

It’s that time of year. The cold weather is keeping you indoors, making you crave the warmth of a lit fireplace and likely in search of a new winter cocktail. We have the perfect suggestion for you if you’re looking for new cocktail recipes for cold nights, any winter party, or just to enjoy. “Winter Cocktails: Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks” by Maria Del Mar Sacasa is Relish Decor’s go to pick this winter season. There is something for everyone and every occasion. If mixing up a new cocktail sounds like something you want to try, swing by and snag this book for yourself.

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Vendor Spotlight: Rifle Paper Co X Corkcicle

Relish Decor Rifle Paper Co X Corkcicle

Have you visited Relish Decor lately? If so, chances are you’ve admired some of the gorgeous Rifle Paper Co. stationary (magnetic market pads or recipe cards) or coveted one of their lovely recipe boxes. Rifle Paper Co.’s designs are whimsical and fun with bursts of stunning botanical elements. It’s safe to say that anyone would be thrilled to receive any of these items as gifts this holiday season. At Relish Decor, one of the gifts we’re recommending is Rifle Paper Co.’s collaboration with Corkcicle.

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Top ten benefits of lemon water

Top 10 benefits of lemon water
Lemons are wonderful! Beyond all the great ways they can be used around the house for their cleaning properties, the little yellow fruit is also great for our bodies! Lemons are packed with vitamins and minerals, are an antioxidant that boosts the immune system, protects against cardiovascular disease and even has cancer-fighting properties. Drinking a glass of room temperature water with lemon juice every day can really make a big difference! The benefits of lemon water are endless but we have gathered our top 10 favorite properties!

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Relish Recipe: Harvest Moon Cocktail

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A drink for when things go bump in the night.

Leave candy behind and join the world of Halloween cocktails! Our pumpkin colored potion is perfect for grown-up ghosts and ghouls to sip beneath the harvest moon. The star spirit is mezcal, tequila’s smoky sibling. When you fist taste mezcal, it is dried chipotle chile up front moving into a sweet agave finish. This mixes wonderfully with bitter orange Aperol, a twist of tart lime, and a bit of grapefruit juice. Throw in a few dashes of Angostura bitters and a splash of fizzy club soda. Then light up the bonfire and howl at the moon!

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Relish Recipe: Pineapple Pisco Punch

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Sometimes you just have to spike the lemonade!

Pisco is one of our favorite summertime spirits, especially when paired with tart lemon and fresh pineapple. It is an unaged grape brandy from South America. We suggest choosing a bottle made from Quebranta grapes for notes of pleasantly tart apple and a crisp, grassy finish. This punch is a porch swing sipper that takes your palate on a tropical vacation. Next time you host company, mix up a big batch before they arrive. Then, serve it out of a convenient drink dispenser so guests can refill all night long! Read on for the recipe and, if you are feeling extra adventurous, consider using one of these adorable glass pineapple drink containers.

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Signature Wedding Cocktail 101

Relish Decor Signature Wedding Cocktail 101 Guidelines to make the perfect drink

In the modern age of endless Pinterest inspiration, weddings are more personalized than ever! You already built the perfect gift registry, picked out your monogram, and curated an entire stationary suite from invitations to favor tags. Our favorite way of bringing unique flavor into the details of your big day is creating a signature cocktail. Shake things up and introduce your guests to something outside of the ‘gin and tonic’ box!  Read on and learn how to build a bar offering that represents you two as a couple.

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Relish Recipe: Salty Dog Cocktail

Relish cocktail recipe salty dog

Every summer we search for a new signature cocktail to drink during these long sunny days. We are currently crushing on the citrus-packed and super refreshing Salty Dog. With its vodka and grapefruit base, set off by just a hint of minerality from sea salt, this is a perfect beach sipper.

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Best White Wines for Spring

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Spring is officially here and that means it’s time to celebrate wedding season, take walks in the park, and drink lots of crisp, white wines! We rounded up five of our favorite bottles to help cool off your burning spring fever. it doesn’t hurt that they also go wonderfully alongside all of that gorgeous spring produce popping up at the market. With a list that spans from Sauvignon Blanc to Gruner Vetliner, you’re sure to find the perfect pairing for that upcoming bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or garden party!

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Winter Spice Sangria

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What do you get when you combine cider, red wine, and a healthy amount of brandy? One incredible batch of sangria. Full-bodied enough for these cold winter nights and packed with tons of citrus to fight off that lingering cold, you’ll want to mix up this bold boozy drink as soon as you get home.  Whole spices, along with lemon and orange zest, are steeped in rich apple cider to create a deeply-layered, flavorful base.  We love using small juice glasses with a coordinating carafe to keep the sangria flowing all evening long! Read on for the full recipe.

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