Posts Tagged ‘cranberry’

October 2nd, 2012 No Comments

the classic cape cod (& a black widow for halloween)

The classic “Cape Cod” cocktail is 2 oz. vodka over ice with 3 oz of cranberry juice as a mixer and garnish with lime. I made a slightly smaller Cape Cod in my Japanese etched 3 oz stem glass (that you can find at my store along with other larger glasses) and garnished with sugared cranberries on a pick. This is a perfect little cocktail for the holiday season. A twist for Halloween would be to use black vodka and cranberry juice to make a “Black Widow” and don’t stir- you will get a layered appearance in your glass. … Read more

October 1st, 2012 No Comments

color palette: shades of cranberry

It’s that time of year when the cranberry bogs will be harvested before the first frost. Nantucket, a favorite place of mine, has many cranberry bogs. In fact they are having their 10th Annual Cranberry Festival this coming Saturday, October 6th. Most people only think of going to Nantucket in the summer, but the fall and the holidays are beautiful on the island. A few of my favorite places to stay are the Union Street Inn, right in town and The Wauwinet, which is a bit out of town but worth the drive.