Sangria Recipe

Written by Stephen Jones

Sangria is a very popular drink here in Spain. It has a light fruity taste and is great to drink duringrepparttar day, with a meal and at parties.

There are 2 types of Sangria, red and white. Red isrepparttar 113145 most popular. Here is our recipe at Charley's Bar. Half fill a 1 litre jug with ice Add chopped or sliced fruit: Orange, Lemon, and Apple Add a tablespoon of sugar

Now forrepparttar 113146 booze: Add 3 long dashes of Bacardi, Cointreau and Brandy Half or 3/4 fillrepparttar 113147 jug with Red Wine Add a long dash of Orange Juice Top with either La Casera, Lemonade, Sprite or 7 up Give it a good stir and serve.

How to Successfully Host the Cocktail Party of the Year

Written by Candice Barrigher

Ifrepparttar thought of planning and hosting a cocktail party frightens you, be assured that you are not alone. For many “would-be” entertainers,repparttar 113144 hassle and expense many associate with hosting cocktail parties, is enough to make them eighty-sixrepparttar 113145 whole idea. There are a few guidelines that can be followed that will make your event memorable, affordable, and most importantly, stress-free!

Perhaps,repparttar 113146 most important decision you will make in regards to your cocktail party is who to invite! The trick is to invite a wide array of guests. This means inviting guests in different age ranges, occupations and styles of life. This will induce many interesting conversations within your mix of guests.

After you have chosen an eclectic group, mailrepparttar 113147 invitations to them 2-3 weeks beforerepparttar 113148 soirée. This would also be an excellent opportunity to cut costs by limitingrepparttar 113149 number of cocktails offered. By including a space onrepparttar 113150 R.S.V.P card forrepparttar 113151 guests to fill in their favorite concoction, you can tallyrepparttar 113152 responses and choose 2, no more than 3 ofrepparttar 113153 most popular cocktails. Some Home Entertaining experts suggest that you assign a base spirit forrepparttar 113154 guests to bring; that is not recommended byrepparttar 113155 experts at Unique Entertaining. Your guests are to be treated like royalty and asking them to bring a spirit to a party you have invited them to would be in bad taste. You can also decrease costs by having a 3 drink maximum for each guest and determinerepparttar 113156 amount of spirits needed based on that calculation. This will also assist you in monitoringrepparttar 113157 alcohol intake of your guests. While planningrepparttar 113158 beverages to be served, remember to stock up on water, coffee and tea for those guests who are in attendance forrepparttar 113159 party and notrepparttar 113160 cocktails.

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