Spread holiday cheer with these drink recipes
This traditional side car recipe gets a spin with Rémy Martin V.S.O.P. The fine champagne cognac is created with up to 100 different eaux-de-vies and the age of the spirits is between four and 15 years. The distilled wine comes from the terroir of Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne — the two best crus in the Charente cognac region.
Six Best Sommelier in Canada competitors share insider info
On September 17-18, 2012, the CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers) Inniskillin Best Sommelier of Canada competition was held at the Delta Halifax. Three Quebec sommeliers, two Ontario competitors and one representing Atlantic Canada competed in the written, service and tasting components to determine who would to represent the country at the Best Sommelier of the Americas in Brazil and Best Sommelier in the World event in Japan in 2013.
The actor hosts Brown Bag Wine Tasting online
“Great wine is part of great living,” William Shatner booms over the phone, and you don’t disagree with a man who’s helmed the Starship Enterprise and taken it, boldly, where no man has gone before.
Crabmeat, smoked salmon and shrimp combine to create a tasty holiday appetizer
As holiday parties approach, keep this seafood melt recipe in your back pocket. It's a simple and delicious appetizer that will impress your guests. Especially helpful, you can prepare everything in advance and refrigerate the melts on a sheet tray until you're ready to serve. Just quickly pop them in the oven for fifteen minutes or so before serving. Try pairing it with a glass of chardonnay or champagne.
Argos- and Stamps-themed burrito recipes for the Grey Cup
When 2012’s top CFL teams hit the field for the 100th Grey Cup, it will represent one of professional sports’ most anticipated and iconic milestones. Therefore, you’ll want your celebration to be as memorable as the game itself. After all, NFL fans have only thrown 46 Super Bowl parties. The ideal go-to food for flat-screen focused fans? Burritos!
A gourmet-made-easy appetizer
When it comes to comfort foods, nothing quite compares to warm caramelized onions or stretchy melted cheese — and this appetizer has plenty of both. Created by TV host and cookbook author, Sabrina Tutino, these scallops are a gourmet-made-easy dish, sure to please any palate at your next get-together. More great recipes can be found online at www.mozzarellissima.ca.
Savour drinks made with St-Rémy brandy-based cream liqueur
The colder weather makes this time of year perfect for curling up on the couch and sipping a creamy cocktail. St-Rémy à la Crème is a cream liqueur made with French brandy. It's delicious on the palate, with notes of chocolate, vanilla and a distinct nutty character. It can be served simply over ice for a quick after dinner drink, but it also adds a creamy touch to cocktails. Whip up one of these seasonal drinks to pair with a good book and a hearty fire, or serve a creative cocktail at your holiday party.