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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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Cookbook Review: The Sprouted Kitchen – A Tastier Take on Whole Foods

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Fast Review:

A welcome addition to any kitchen looking to eat better. This book will help you make nourishing food and inspire you with different ingredient combinations. The Sprouted Kitchen is realistic healthy food you want to eat!
Sara Forte’s Sprouted Kitchen blog is beautiful. It is sleekly designed and simple. Her goal, as stated on her blog, is: to make healthy-ish food that fits into your everyday life, using mostly produce, whole grains, healthy fats, natural sugar alternatives and the like. Her husband is the photographer for her website and both books. The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods was released in 2012 and it is extremely representative of the blog’s style and voice. If you’re looking for a cookbook full of fresh takes, here it is.

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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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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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Happy New Year 2016

Relish Decor - happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year! We wish you peace, happiness, and abundant good health in 2016.  We loved being part of your home in 2015 and look forward to serving you this year. Thank you for your continued support!

 

A Gift For…The Ultimate Gift Guide

Giving a holiday gift that’s meaningful, useful, and affordable can be a challenge. But at Relish Decor we’ve got you covered! Whether you need a present for that person always trying out the latest recipes, and whipping up delicious cakes or cookies; the friend who is a bit of a cocktail aficionado; the host or hostess who always has a dinner or party going on at their place; or the great cook in your life – you can find the perfect gift at Relish Decor!

Relish Decor gifts for the baker

1. Rolling Pin $55  |  2. Dough whip $10 – Available in store  |  3. Potholder Set $24  |  4. Magnetic Kitchen Timer $17  |  5. Maple Cookbook $22.95 – Available in store  |  6. Hedley & Bennett Apron $98

 

Relish Decor gifts for the mixologist

1. Mix N Measure Cup $10  |  2. Stainless Steel Straws $12  |  3. Cocktails for the Holidays Book $19.95 – Available in store  |  4. Tippleman’s Syrups $38  |  5. Bittermilk Syrup $20  |  6. Mini Measure $8 – Available in store   |  7. Bar Mops $18

 

Relish Decor gifts for the entertainer

1. Hobnail candle $32  |  2. Fire Cracker Bark $26 – Available in store  |  3. French Stripe Linen Towel $20  |  4. Martha Stewart’s Appetizers Cookbook $27.50 – Available in store   |  5. Salt & Pepper Cellar $42  |  6. Beverage Dispenser $42

 

Relish Decor gifts for the chef

1. Cutting Board Oil $34  |  2. Plenty Cookbook $35  |  3. Prime Cuts Dishtowel $16  |  4. Fruitwood Utensil $18  |  5. Cutting board $138 – Available in store

 

Let’s not forget the stocking stuffers! Who doesn’t like reaching down the stocking on Christmas morning and discovering small, fun and useful little gifts! Here are our top 6 stocking stuffer ideas for her and for him!

Relish Decor stocking stuffers for her

1. Embossed bowls $8  |  2. Deer dishtowel $16 – Available in store  |  3. Measuring spoons $6 – Available in store   |  4. Cake tester $10  |  5. Wine pearls $26 – Available in store   |  6. Colorful Dishcloths $12 – Available in store

 

Relish Decor stocking stuffers for him

1. Black linen dishtowel $20  |  2. Old Man Drinks $14.95 – Available in store  |  3. Wall Mount Bottle Opener $10  |  4. Bittermilk Syrup $20  |  5. Whiskey Stones $26 – Available in store   | 6. Beef jerky $8.50- Available in store