The Weekend Cocktail: Birthday Wishes to Emma Rose with a (Non-Alcoholic) Raspberry Kiss

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Gwen and her daughter Emma 17 years ago.

BY GWEN KENNEALLY Seventeen years ago on Valentine's Day , I waited with joyful anticipation because it was my daughter’s due date. I was VERY pregnant and only too happy to have her arrive. The day came and went as did another…and … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktails: Lighten Up with The POMania and The Spajito

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY Taking the 2013 New Year’s mindful approach to eating it only seems fair that we bring it to our weekend cocktail. These spa cocktails inspired by the mixologists at Square One Organic Vodka are refreshing and delicious and … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Meet Me Under The Mistletoe

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Mistletoe cocktail

BY GWEN KENNEALLY When you want to go from the nice to the naughty list, this elegant cocktail will surely help you get there. From the earliest times mistletoe has been one of the most magical, mysterious, and sacred plants of European … [Read more...]

Back to the Kitchen: The Menorah Martini

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY This weekend marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah, where many families invite relatives and friends over to light the menorah, sing songs, play dreidel, exchange gifts, eat latkes and other traditional food, and … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Toast the Vote with The Muddled Rebuttal

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Toast the Vote on Tuesday!

BY GWEN KENNEALLY "Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process." - Hillary Clinton As my close friends and family know I have some very strong political points … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Celebrate! Jessica and Patrick’s Autumn Wedding Figtini

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY Here is a cocktail worthy of any special autumn celebration! When working with clients as a caterer I really try to listen to what needs and tastes they have and create delicious and personal offerings that reflect them to their … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Pink Lady of the 1940′s (with a splash of music and history)

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BY GWEN KENNEALLY The 1940’s was an era dominated by World War II and a time when women held down their homes and jobs. CBS demonstrated the first color television in New York City, and WNBT in New York City became the country's first regular … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Summer Melts Into The Fall Punch

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BY  GWEN KENNEALLY Earlier in the week I gave you some fantastic recipes to celebrate the last weekend of the summer. Here is a cocktail to make your Labor Day gathering complete. Have a safe and awesome weekend! The Summer Melts Into The … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: The Pisco Sour from BLT Steak LA

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The BLT Steak LA Pisco Sour made with Kappa Pisco.

BY GWEN KENNEALLY It's always fun to share cocktail recipes from some of Los Angeles' best restaurants.  This Pisco Sour was created by Andrew Parrish, the in-house bartender at BLT Steak LA on Sunset Boulevard.  It's mixed with the new … [Read more...]

The Weekend Cocktail: Passion Fruit Martini

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Passion Fruit Martini

BY GWEN KENNEALLY It seems like after the 4th of July we are sneaking into a lovely party weekend. This awesome martini packs a punch but is so yummy delicious! Have a great weekend. Cheers! PASSION FRUIT MARTINI 8 Parts ABSOLUT VODKA 2 … [Read more...]