Cocktail for Two

How To : Mix a Sex on the Beach cocktail by two recipes

For Memorial Day, Anthony shows Stephanie two versions of Sex on the Beach cocktail. Learn how to mix this summertime classic, for Northerners and Southerners, by watching and following along with this drink-making video tutorial.

How To : Mix a "Barnum was Right" gin & brandy cocktail

Here's how you can mix a "Barnum was Right" cocktail in just twelve seconds! You're going to pour in two ounces of gin, one ounce of apricot brandy, two dashes of angostura bitters and half an ounce of lemon juice. Shake the mixture with ice, then strain it and then garnish wi ...more

How To : Make smoky and rich bacon-infused Bourbon

Bacon and cocktails. Not the likliest of food and beverage combinations when eaten together, and especially odd when a recipe advocates you MIX THE TWO into one bacon-y alcoholic drink. We know it sounds funky, but the result is delicious, juicy flavor. Now, why would you wa ...more

How To : Make a Delcious Piña Colada

In this video Myriam from Short and Sweet will show you how to make a delicious pina colada perfect for the summer. The pina colada is a popular cocktail from Puerto Rico which has had changes in its recipe over time, however the modern pina colada is considered to be a mix of ...more

How To : Make an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail

This video will teach and show how to make an alcoholic Red Hot Cider cocktail. First, put two ounces of apple jack and half an ounce of lemon juice. Next, throw in one ounce simple syrup with 4 ounces of hard cider. After which, add a pinch of salt, dash of orange bitters. Th ...more

How To : Make an X-Ray Shooter or cocktail

ExtremeBartending teaches you in this video how to make an X-Ray Shooter or cocktail. First, chill the glass and leave some ice water inside. Grab the shaker and add a third of an ounce of Bailey's cream, then a third of an ounce of Frangelico and a third of an ounce of Kahlua ...more

How To : Make a Jack Rose cocktail

This video shows you how to make the Jack Rose cocktail in 12 seconds flat. It goes like this. Three-quarters of an ounce of lemon juice, three-quarters of an ounce of pomegranate syrup, and two ounces of Laird's apple brandy. Shake it over ice, strain it into a cocktail glass ...more

How To : Mix a bourbon-based Mint Julep cocktail

In this ExtremeBartending video, we learn how to make the perfect Mint Julep cocktail. Start with a Collins glass. Take four sprigs of mint (it's very important that it be four) and place them in the glass. Add a teaspoon of sugar, and about two tablespoons of water (it's a st ...more

How To : Easily make an old fashioned cocktail

The Old Fashioned cocktail is a classic cocktail in the sense that it contains a spirit, sugar and a bitter. Start with a quarter of an ounce of nice two to one simple syrup, this allows you to focus on the spirit in this drink. You then add two dashes of bitters and then a ni ...more

News : Cocktail Blueprints

Below, two different sets of schematics for mixing cocktails: the first is the "Engineer's Guide to Drinks" designed some time in the '80s; the second is a set of sleek infographics for mixing the perfect drink, from Brazilian illustrator Fabio Rex. It's interesting to consid ...more

How To : A Beginner's Guide to Appreciating Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon is the ultimate American spirit, considering the barrel-aged distilled spirit was originally produced in an area known as Bourbon County, Kentucky. To meet the legal definition of bourbon, it must be produced in the United States, must be created with at least 51% corn ...more

How To : Mix the perfect Manhattan drink

This video describes how to mix the perfect Manhattan drink. For this you need the following ingredients: bourbon, sweet vermouth, and Angostura Bitters. First, take a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice cubes. Now add two ounces of bourbon into the cocktail shaker, one ounce ...more

How To : Make a Hemingway daiquiri

Hemingway daiquiri is a very colorful and delicious drink. The original daiquiri drink is a mixture of rum, lime, and sugar. Things You needed to make daiquiri is rum - two oz, one cup sugar, one cup water, two ounces key lime juice, one oz simple syrup, one cup of ice, shaker ...more

How To : Make a helicopter powered by rubber bands

This is a great little rainy day project you can make for almost no money, or a fun party trick you can use at the next office Christmas party! You will need two disposable drinking cups (stiff plastic or paper will work best), a fairly thick straw, a sturdy paper clip, a thic ...more

How To : Mix a Dark and Stormy

The Dark and Stormy is a delicious and refreshing cocktail which uses dark rum and fiery ginger beer. Garnish with half an apple which has been fanned. A cocktail for everyone to enjoy, no matter what time of day or year! With only two ingredients it doesn't get much easier!

How To : Mix a lemon Bumble Bee vodka cocktail

Dining al fresco? Try this tasty summer Bumble Bee vodka cocktail. For the Bumble Bee cocktail you will need: Pink lemonade, sparkling water, and vodka. Add a little vodka for a buzz or a two cups for a sting.

How To : Make a Menage A Trois cocktail

Two's company, three's a crowd... But not in this case. An elegant cocktail to be enjoyed as the sun sets on another summer's day. Make a Menage A Trois cocktail. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

Not Your Ordinary Gamer : Yahtzee Croshaw Does It All

Most employed in the game industry have two-word job titles that start with “game”—game designer, game producer, game critic, game tester, etc. Usually, they’re one or the other, even though some can be both a game designer and a game tester or game critic and game tester. And ...more

How To : Construct a ship in a bottle

Learn to make a model ship to put in a bottle with this video guide. 1. Take clean plastic bottle with mouth about 5 inches to fit the ship 2. Pierce a hole on the top of the bottle using compass. 3. Insert a pair of scissors through pierced hole and cut it into a rectangle d ...more

How To : Buy alcohol for a party

Alcohol can be the most expensive party supply item. Follow these guidelines so you won't run out or spend more than necessary. You Will Need * A plan * A head count * A budget * A calculator WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink ...more

How To : Mix a Muppet cocktail with Tequila and 7-Up

Want to make a Muppet cocktail like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about two minute ...more

How To : Mix a gimlet cocktail with gin and lime juice

Want to make a gin gimlet like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about two minutes' ti ...more

How To : Construct an edgy floral dress with a zipper front

You really can't go wrong with florals and zippers. The two fashion trends are indeed opposites, with florals being overly dainty and zippers being more punk rock, but when you combine them together you achieve a striking balance. A lot of girls refuse to wear florals because ...more

How To : Make a jalisco fresca drink

This video shows how to make a Jalisco Fresca, a cocktail from the Merk Bistro in San Diego. It is made with simple syrup, strawberries, an egg white, lemon juice, tequila and Campari. In a mixing glass add half an ounce of syrup, then crack and separate the egg, adding the w ...more

How To : Make a slutty redhead cocktail

In this video, from Jabu's Pub in Seattle, Washington, we learn how to make a Redheaded Slut, also known as a Slutty Redhead. To make this cocktail you'll need a shaker, a shot glass, Jagermeister, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice. First, fill the shaker with some ice to pr ...more

How To : Make a long island ice tea

Time to hit the beach with a Long Island Iced Tea. A classic, high-octane cocktail, the Long Island Iced-Tea is a mix of several white liquors topped off with sour mix and a little cola for color. This lovely bartender will walk you through the process of mixing this fun drink ...more

How To : Make cocktail sauce

You'll never spend money on cocktail sauce again once you know how easy it is to make at home. Watch this video to learn how to make cocktail sauce. You Will Need * Ketchup * Horseradish * Lemon juice * Worcestershire sauce * Tabasco sauce Step 1. Pour ketchup Pour ketchup ...more

How To : Mix a chocolate vodka martini

We cover two vodka martini's, the Crazy Cow Martini and the Mint Chocolate Chip Martini. If you're into vodka martini's or just don't like gin martinis, this is the one to try. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to le ...more

How To : Mix a Universe cocktail

First introduced to the world at the legendary Studio 54, the Universe won First Prize in the the 1978 U.S. Bartenders Guild Annual Competition. And no wonder. Its beguiling mix of tropical juices and slightly nutty finish are certain to wake up your palate. Fair warning: the ...more

How To : Mix a raspberry Collins and raspberry mule

These two berry drinks are so similar that they can be taught in the same video. You will need raspberries, lime juice (for the Raspberry Mule only), lemon juice (for the Raspberry Collins only), simple syrup, ice, gin (for the Raspberry Collins), vodka (for the Raspberry Mule ...more

News : DIY Mojito Alchemy

It's just what the doctor ordered: the perfect hangover cure. A time-proven, age old trick, commonly referred to as the "Hair of the Dog", asserts that downing more alcohol the morning after is scientifically proven to ease a painful hangover—well, for the short term, at least ...more

How To : Make a Miami Vice Cocktail

Do you want this refreshing Miami Vice at home? This simple guide can help you make this refreshing summer cocktail with ease. If you like rum, piña colada and the taste of strawberries, you can't not mix this. What you need: One jigger or 5 ounces of 151 rum 8 ounces of pi ...more

You Are What Your Mother Ate : Eat Well for Healthy Kids

I always thought you looked kinda like a pickle with peanut butter. Anyway, so the saying goes—you are what you eat—which is supposed to make you feel guilty when downing that triple cheeseburger with a side of donuts and frogs legs. Although, what's so wrong with being a chee ...more

How To : Mix a Hurricane Cocktail

How to Mix a Hurricane 1 oz of dark rum Caption Morgan is the most popular brand of rum to use. But if you like a kick to your drink, use Bacardi 151. Warnings Be concise when using 151. Remember it has a higher alcohol content. Three or four drinks mixed with 151 may cree ...more

How To : Make a black mojito cocktail

gotoguyenterprises teaches you how to make a glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, two pages per side, on each side. That means you will have the four pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. Yo ...more

How To : Make a strawberry martini

This recipe will make a deliciously rich strawberry martini. The three main ingredients are Vodka (the video used Gray Goose Vodka), Chambord, sugar syrup and fresh strawberries, diced. Use a cocktail shaker but don't start out with ice. You will understand why shortly. First ...more

How To : Make crema de fruta (Filipino dessert)

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch oval, glass baking dish. To prepare cake: Beat 6 eggs until fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar until smooth and thick. Fold in 1 1/4 cups cake flour, nutmeg and salt. Stir in melted butter. Pour into prepared pan. ...more

How To : Make a Pimm's No. 1 Cup drink

Learn how to make a Pimm's Cup. A summertime favorite of the Brits, this cocktail is made from the gin-based alcohol known as Pimm’s No. 1 Cup. You Will Need * A Collins glass * Ice * 2 ounces Pimm’s No. 1 Cup * 4 ounces lemonade * Soda water * A slice of lemon * A slice of ...more

How To : Make a michelada mixed drink

Learn how to make a michelada mixed drink. The classic michelada is a spicy cocktail that's popular in Mexico and in states near the U.S. border. Add it to your menu to heat things up, Mexican style! You Will Need * ½ lime plus wedges for garnish * A margarita glass * Marga ...more

How To : Make a Bourbon Berry Cocktail

Who says bourbon can't be a ladies' liquor? Next time you're hosting a dinner party, pick up a mix of berries at your local grocery store. The delicious fruit will highlight the earthy flavors of your favorite bourbon whiskey, resulting in a wonderfully tart and smooth aperiti ...more

How To : Throw a unique bridal shower

Is your BFF getting married? Looks like you have a bridal shower to plan! Organize a bridal bash that people will actually want to attend using these innovative ideas. You Will Need: • The bride's likes and dislikes • A theme Step 1: Don't get hung up on rules Throw out an ...more

How To : Cut back drinking alcohol

Drinking too much is bad for your health and your wallet. Here are a few simple strategies for cutting back and keeping it in moderation. You Will Need * A pen and paper * Willpower WARNING: If your drinking habits show signs of alcohol addiction or abuse, seek professional h ...more

How To : Host a Wild Turkey Tasting Party

American whiskeys tend to get an undeservedly bad rap from Scotch whisky snobs. Prove haters wrong by inviting them over for an American bourbon tasting with your favorite Wild Turkey varieties. Choose Your Wild Turkey Bourbon Whiskeys The best part of having a tasting is ge ...more

News : 5 Alternative Uses for Your Xbox 360

Video games consoles have long wanted to be more than just consoles. Nintendo Japan called the NES the Famicom because they wanted to make it the sole family computer. Obviously that didn't work out, and most efforts to make consoles into all-in-one entertainment systems have ...more

News : Book Review - Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

This book surprised me. I read it for 2 reasons. 1) It seemed like one of those decently famous books that I should probably have read. 2) I wanted a hint into why anyone would name their son Evelyn. I didn’t receive an answer to my second inquiry, though I did discover tha ...more

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