A distilled or spirituous beverage as brandy or whiskey as distinguished from a fermented beverage as wine or beer. Less commonly used to refer to broth from cooked meats or vegetables.


  1. Glogg

    This bracing Swedish punch gets its kick from aquavit, a potent, potato-based liquor . The wine must steep with the spices for at least 12 hours before drinking, so begin your glogg a day ahead.

  2. Brussels Sprouts with Sherry-Asiago Cream Sauce

    Can a rich cream sauce be healthy? Yes, when it's made with a little full-flavored cheese like Asiago, low-fat milk and sherry. Look for dry-to-medium sherry sold with other fortified wines in your wine or liquor store.

  3. New Orleans Oyster Dressing

    Oyster dressing is a traditional favorite for the holiday meal going back many, many years. It's the ideal choice for our Gulf Coast Thanksgiving spread.

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  1. Best Cocktail Options for a Healthier Holiday

    Wed, 21 Dec 2011

    proportions and you can enjoy two for the same amount of alcohol and calories as a single glass of wine. If you enjoy hard liquor , a highball (such as whiskey and soda) is much lower in alcohol (and calories) than a Martini . Sugar-free mixers

  2. Father’s Day Feast, Spiked with Liquor and Love

    Thu, 14 Jun 2012

    Dad’s been drinking all afternoon! And so have you. But that’s okay because it’s his special day, and each of these great Father’s Day recipes uses some kind of alcohol, not, as it turns out, to convert the backyard into the conference room at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce but to add flavor to ...

  3. 7 Refreshing Lemonade Recipes: Ah, That Hits the Spot!

    Mon, 23 Apr 2012

    cornered on this summertime staple. From classic fresh-squeezed lemonade to an adults-only version featuring the Japanese liquor Shochu, these recipes prove that lemons, sugar and water are just the starting point for all sorts of refreshing concoctions. As summer

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  1. Nog-Off!

    Wed, 14 Dec 2011

    whisked together into a frothy amalgamation of dairy, sweetened with a heavy hand, spiked with nearly equal parts hard liquor and perhaps brightened with a pinch of nutmeg. Now doesn’t that just sound delicious? Like some bizarre protein shake

  2. Intoxicating: Tipsy Cakes Class on Craftsy

    Thu, 16 Apr 2015

    to bake through. In the Hard Alcohol lesson students learn to exercise moderation, and incorporate small amounts of hard liquor to create surprisingly subtle flavors. In the Beer Lesson I discuss different types of craft beer and explore some exciting

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