Sunday, October 31, 2010



For the infused vodka:
* 1/2 cup candy corn
* 1 1/2 cups vodka
For the cordials:
* 2 ounces orange liqueur
* Juice of 1/2 lemon
* 1 large egg white
* Candy corn, for garnish
Infuse the vodka: Combine the candy corn and vodka in an airtight container; set aside for at least 3 hours, then strain.
Make the cordials: Add 4 ounces of the candy corn vodka, the orange liqueur, lemon juice and egg white to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds. Strain into 2 chilled martini glasses and garnish with candy corn.


Serves 4

  • 2 ounces dry vermouth

  • 8 ounces premium gin

  • Ice cubes

  • 4 Pickled Baby Beets Recipe

    Chill 4 martini glasses in the freezer or fill with ice water and let sit until frosty, about 5 minutes (pour out water). Add the vermouth, dividing evenly; swirl to coat the glasses, then pour out. Add gin to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously until chilled; divide among chilled glasses. Garnish each with a skewered pickled baby beet, and serve immediately.


    Sunday, October 3, 2010

    Happy Halloween

    Check out this DIY  Happy Halloween Dessert Table by Maureen Anders and Adria Ruff of  Anders Ruff Custom Designs. 

    Orange Rice Crispy Treats dipped in Chocolate
    Hershey bars chocolate bars with personalized wraps
    Homemade caramel apples drizzled with chocolate
    Chocolate Cupcakes
    Chedar Popcorn Cones
    To see  more of this Happy Halloween Dessert Table go to If you would like to recreate this look for a party, you can get these paper details as a printable set in the Anders Ruff  printable party collection