Category Archives: Catering

Cocktail of the Month: “We Wish We Were Poolside” Watermelon Raspberry Granita

It’s hard to believe that today marks the beginning of October; the first full official month of autumn. The leaves may be falling along with the temperatures, but we’re still craving one last day where we can pretend that poolside parties are within reach. Thanks to the creative minds over at Attitude on Food for this refreshing beverage.

Ingredients: 

1 pint raspberries

½ c sugar

4 c seedless watermelon

¼ c raspberry vodka

Directions: 

Simmer raspberries, sugar, & ¼ c water in a small saucepan over medium heat for about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Strain raspberry mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds & cool.

Puree watermelon cubes, & strain through a fine-mesh sieve .  Combine with raspberry mixture, add ¼ cup vodka—mix thoroughly.

Pour mixture in 8×8 glass or stainless steel baking dish.

Freeze until ice crystals begin forming, approximately 45 minutes.  Use fork to scrape crystals to center of dish.  Continue freezing, scraping periodically, until frozen.

Optional:  Rim serving dish with salt.  Like eating a slice of watermelon with salt!

 

 

Cocktail of the Month: Let’s Flamingle

We are not ready to let summer fade into autumn just yet. Thanks to the fabulous mixologist at Attitude on Food, there’s one more “must drink” beverage that’s sure to quench your summertime thirst this Labor Day Weekend. Ready, set, let’s flamingle!

Ingredients:

½ c pineapple juice

¼ c orange juice

1/8 c cranberry juice

1/8 c coconut milk

Generous splash of grenadine

Directions:

Combine ingredients in blender and mix well.  Garnish with cherries, serve over ice. Sip through a fancy straw.

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Signature Cocktail of the Month: Limoncello Lavender Martini

Looking for a refreshing cocktail to keep you cool this summer? Why not try a limoncello lavender martini mixed by the experts at Attitude on Food.

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 Ingredients:

1 shot of gin

.5 shot of limoncello

½ capful of dry vermouth

Tsp of lavender buds

3 basil leaves

Tbs of lemon juice

 Directions:

Muddle the lavender and basil leaves in the lemon juice in a martini shaker.

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Fill shaker with ice, add all liquors. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

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Strain into chilled, sugar-rimmed martini glass.

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Drink up!

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Warm Breezes and Sunset Floats

Summertime is officially here! It’s time to lounge poolside and enjoy the beautiful warm weather. While you’re catching summer breezes, don’t forget to stay cool by sipping this delicious sunset float! A special shout out goes to the talented staff at Attitude on Food for mixing up this summer concoction!

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Ingredients:

Grenadine

Ginger Beer

Mango Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

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Directions: 

Drizzle grenadine into the bottom of a glass.  Pour in ginger beer, add sorbet, and viola! You have an easy, breezy summertime cocktail!

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Cocktail of the Month: Red Velvet Delight

Cupcakes, cakes, and cookies…Oh my! With wedding season in full swing, we have cake on our brains. Today’s cocktail, mixed by Attitude on Food, reminds us of our favorite cake flavor: Red velvet! Yum!

All you need is:

1 oz kahlua

1 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur

1 oz heavy cream


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Directions:

Pour ingredients into shaker filled with ice.  Shake briefly, but vigorously, and strain into chilled martini glass.  Garnish with fresh berries—yum!

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Please remember to drink responsibly at weddings and events.

Cocktail of the Month: Strawberry Shaken Not Stirred

Spring is in full bloom and warmer weather is here! To keep cool on these spring days, try a refreshing strawberry cocktail mixed by the professionals at Attitude on Food!

Ingredients:

½ strawberry

¼ lime

¼ lemon

3-4 fresh basil leaves

2 oz spiced rum

1 oz St.-Germain elderflower liqueur

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 Directions:

In a shaker, gently muddle strawberry, lime, lemon, basil—careful not to tear basil.  Fill shaker with ice and add liquors.  Gently shake and strain into iced glass.  Garnish with half strawberry.  Enjoy!

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Cocktail of the Month: Blood Orange Fizz

If green beer isn’t your thing, we have a cocktail that’s sure to wet your whistle in the month of March. Check out this deliciously refreshing blood orange fizz created by Attitude on Food.

Ingredients:

  • Ginger ale
  • Bourbon
  • Blood orange juice
  • Ice

 

Directions:

Juice a few blood oranges until you have ¼ cup of blood orange juice

Mix ¼ cup of blood orange juice with one shot of bourbon

Top off with ginger ale, stir, and serve over ice garnished with an orange twist

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Signature Drink of the Month-Cozy Up to a Cup of Mexican Hot Chocolate

In honor of Groundhog Day and six more weeks of winter, Attitude on Food crafted this deliciously warm and frothy Mexican Hot Chocolate beverage to keep you cozy by the fireplace. With a signature drink this delightful, you may want to thank Punxsutawney Phil for seeing his shadow. Yay winter cocktails!


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Ingredients:

  • Wafer of Ibarra Mexican Chocolate
  • Milk
  • Rum
  • Grand Marnier
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chamoy Powder Mix

 

Directions:

Mix 3.1 oz of Wafer of Ibarra Mexican Chocolate with 2 ½ cup of milk

Add in 3 oz of rum and 3 oz of Grand Marnier

Stir ingredients together until mix appears frothy

Pour into a coffee cup and top with teaspoon of whipped cream

Garnish with Chamoy Powder Mix

Enjoy!


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Signature Drink of the Month: Toast the Night with a Midnight Mule

Looking for a signature drink for your upcoming special event? Check out this amazingly refreshing Midnight Mule courtesy of Attitude on Food.

Directions:

  1. First you’ll need to make the blackberry coulis
    Ingredients:
    ½ pound fresh or frozen blackberries
    ½ pound super fine sugar
    Juice of a fresh lime
    Instructions:
    Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan; cook until all the sugar is dissolved. Strain through a fine mesh strainer to remove the blackberry seeds. Pour blackberry coulis into a jar or container for pouring.
  2. Here’s how to make the Midnight Mule
    In a copper mug or glass, pour vodka over ice. Add the blackberry coulis then top it off with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint and/or a lime slice. If you choose, you can also dress the rim of the glass with sugar and crystalized hibiscus flowers (as pictured).

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Your guests will definitely love this invigorating and classy cocktail. Stay tuned for more signature drink recipes courtesy of Attitude on Food.