Lemon Bellini

Lemon Bellini

“I need you to make cocktails on Thursday. Sparkling cocktails,” Suzen told me last week. “How many people?” “32.” “Oh, time for punch.” I gave my natural reaction. I was not making cocktails for 32 people. “No, individual cocktails. I suggest you do research.”...
Frozen Berry Bellini

Frozen Berry Bellini

Brian and I are working our way through Kim Haasarud’s wonderful 101 Champagne Cocktails. We’ve had good and great drinks so far, and then we had this one: superior in every sense. This is just an easy, delightful beverage. Champagne in a blender? Who has ever done...
Brunch and Bellinis

Brunch and Bellinis

It’s a perfect food writing day. I’m snowbound. With almost three feet of snow the past three days, my plowing service has not arrived. He’s “stuck.” I tried my trick of compacting the snow in the driveway by walking back and forth in snowshoes. Then I fitfully...