Holiday Gift Guide

From Gin to Socks: Great Gifts for Manly Men

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Still stumped on what to give that manly man in your life? We’re here to provide you with a dose of inspiration!

Prosecco Cocktails: the Ruffino Holiday Sparkler

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The holidays are just days away, and if you’re like us, you need the perfect cocktail to please your guests, yet keep you from being stuck behind the bar all night! From romantic to sophisticated, homey to elegant, what you serve can set the mood for the entire evening. Enter the Ruffino Holiday Sparkler-it’s seasonal ingredients and holiday […]

Holiday Inspired Drink Recipes From Hotels Around the U.S. and Caribbean

Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Tis the season… and what better way to be the star of the holiday party with some delicious holiday inspired drink recipes?

Passion Fruit Chiffon Tart Recipe

Tommy Bahama Passion Fruit Chiffon Tart

Flipping through the pages of the new cookbook series by Tommy Bahama Restaurants, this passion fruit chiffon tart recipe is sure to be a delightful ending to what must have already been an amazing meal. Find more recipes like this, look for the Flavors of Aloha: Cooking with Tommy Bahama Passion Fruit Chiffon Tart Recipe MAKES 8 […]

The 8 Best Hostess Holiday Gift Ideas for the Cook, Home Entertainer and Foodie

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It’s the fabulous time of year for celebrating the holidays with your family and friends. When it comes to choosing hostess and holiday gift ideas, sometimes it is hard to know where to start.  We’re here to be your personal holiday shopper. You will find a range of gifts that focus on cooking, entertaining, home […]

Editor’s Picks: Stocking Stuffers for Coffee Lovers


Chances are you have plenty of coffee lovers on your holiday shopping list.  Indeed, our infatuation with the bean has Americans consuming over a half million cups of coffee per day.  When you are stuck for a gift and your recipient is a coffee fan, you’ve instantly struck gift-giving-java-gold for accelerating your present to their list of of […]


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Indulge your ‘Dapper and Dame’ style with trivia for National Repeal Day This Friday, December 5th, will mark the 81st anniversary of National Repeal Day, the day the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, putting an end to the prohibition of alcohol. Although there’s some debate over whether or not Americans drank vodka in the early […]

6 Gift Worthy Coffees You Need to Try This Holiday Season – 2014 Edition

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Coffee’s brewing, are you listening? In the café, cups are glistening. A beautiful sight, The notes are happy and bright, Sipp’n on our holiday seasonal blend! We’ve hunted around the coffee winter wonderland and once again, we’re here to answer your most pressing question of the season – “what is the most note-worthy brew?” Caffe Unimatic San Pietro […]

Traditional Duck Confit Cassoulet

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  To make a traditional duck confit cassoulet, you will need some time and patience, but the result is a rich, slow-cooked French casserole that will truly impress your guests. If using this as part of a larger meal, we recommend starting the day before, both to allow enough time to prepare the dish, and to […]

Chef Recipes: Winter Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Renowned Atlanta chef and cookbook author, Chef Jennifer Hill Booker who has worked with such celebrity chefs, restaurateurs, and culinary instructors such as Chef Marvin Woods, who was the first Chef tapped by First Lady Michelle Obama to start the Let’s Move! Campaign, Tyler Florence, Bobby Flay, Paula Deen, Giadia Laurentis, Patrick and Gina Neely, […]