All posts tagged cocktail

Set the Scene ~ Party Like It’s 1776!

by KATE FROSTAD Happy 4th of July to all our American friends! This year why not throw a 4th of July fiesta?  Instead of boring old burgers, break out the tacos, chips and dips, corn on the cob, margaritas, and more!  But keep in mind, there’s a lot to celebrate – so you may need an […]

Disaronno’s The Mixing Star 2013

By JUSTINE FROSTAD Toronto’s top bartenders gathered at Spoke Club for “The Mixing Star” competition earlier this month, hosted by Disaronno liqueur. The challenge was to create a unique cocktail inspired by a film, using Disaronno as the main ingredient, and mix it in front of a panel of judges in less than six minutes. […]

Pear and Lemon Bellinis

by CALEIGH HALL Spring is in the air, and what better way to embrace the sunshine than with a delicious, sparkling cocktail! Enjoy these Pear-Lemon bellinis as a great afternoon aperitif, or a refreshing start to dinner. ~ Serves 5 – 6 ~ INGREDIENTS 2 pears, peeled and cored 2 lemons, juiced 1 bottle sparkling […]

Naked ‘n Cranberry*

By JUSTINE FROSTAD   I got this recipe at the Skinnygirl: How To Entertain Like A Lady event, recently hosted in Toronto. This drink was a crowd favourite and is incredibly festive looking. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s under 50 calories! Ingredients 1 ½ oz. Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka 2-3 oz. diet cranberry juice […]

Cranberry Vanilla Bean Skinnytini*

By JUSTINE FROSTAD   So many holiday cocktails to try, so little time! The Cranberry Vanilla Bean Skinnytini is a sweet way to greet guests at your holiday bash or to make with girlfriends for a Christmas movie marathon. Makes enough for 15-20 cocktails. Ingredients 2 oz. cranberry and vanilla reduction (see recipe below) 1 […]

Adult Apple Juice

by CALEIGH HALL It’s that time of year again to break out the North Face vests, knee-high boots, and knit scarves that have been dormant all summer. Fall is the in the air, and as we like to do with everything, the triple T would like to toast the change in season with a delicious […]

TTT’s First Contest ~ Sipping on Summer

It’s that time of year again… drum roll please… patio season! Most people have a go-to summer sip, and we want to know about yours. Send us a photo of your favourite summer drink – homemade or otherwise – and you could WIN! If your photo makes it to the top three, we’ll send you […]

Pineapple Papaya Delight

By JUSTINE FROSTAD I recently visited Jamaica with friends, and got used to the endless cocktail possibilities at your fingertips when you have access to fresh, melt-in-your-mouth fruit everyday.The bartender at our villa, Keno, was an absolute superstar when it came to creating blended drinks out of the fruit we had on hand each day. […]

Mad Men ~ The Cable Car

by CALEIGH HALL When I think of Mad Men, I think of cocktails . . . at all hours . . . all the time.  So, while drinking at work would normally be a career-limiting move, my job in the restaurant industry does have cocktail ideation for the bar menu once a year.  That is […]

Set the Scene ~ Shake Things Up!

by KATE FROSTAD It’s Mad Men month at Ticket To Tasty, which means you know you’re going to need a new cocktail shaker. True, there’s so much more to Mad Men than just the drinks – there’s the fashion, the brilliant writing, and the artful acting, but the classic cocktails never cease to fascinate and […]

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