Let's be honest, most of us buy the bottom-shelf vodka either because we're broke or because we're going to disguise the gag-inducing taste of it with juice or something fizzy. If you're cooking or baking with vodka (ice-cold vodka works wonders in pie crust), what's the point ...more
Have you ever wanted to have a drink while relaxing in the TV. room? This video will show you how to make a delicious alcoholic drink that is extremely easy. Take a bottle of Vodka and a bottle of Sprite. Open the vodka and pour as much as you want into the glass. It really ma ...more
If you were ever going to open up a luxurious daytime spa, this cucumber cooler drink would definitely need to be on your drink list. It's refreshing and full of vodka and cucumbers. Definitely an invigorating take on an alcoholic drink. This light, refreshing drink with cucu ...more
This is a simple twist on the classic mojito cocktail, but instead of rum, I used Vodka. Because I like mojitos on the sour side, I added extra lime juice compared to what a classic mojito recipe calls for (about a 1/4 cup more). This drink also calls for freshly made mint inf ...more
Going to a party tomorrow? Why not try making some delicious pudding shots. Its a great alternative to jello shots. For this recipe you will need: 3/4 cups of milk 3/4 cups of Irish Cream 1 package of instant pudding plastic cups 1/4 cup of Absolute Vodka 1 package of extra c ...more
The object to Skittles-infused vodka is to separate the Skittles flavors and infuse them in their own vodka container. If you combine all of the flavors together, you're going to be unhappy. Check out the Tipsy Bartender's video below to see how easy it is to do. Video: .
Why just have a vodka tonic when you can have a vodka melon? You will need: 2 oz vodka 2 oz melon liqueur 1/2 c half cup of pineapple juice a highball glass a cocktail shaker ice a slice of honeydew or cantaloupe orange juice Watch this video to learn how to mix a vodka melon ...more
Want to make a Dr. Kevorkian 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 a m ...more
Oh my goodness, is there anything more regal than a Kir Royale cocktail? In this video, learn how to make this delicious beverage using Chambord liqueur and give your cocktail that royal purple color it deserves. You will impress any guest or customer with this drink, and it i ...more
Want to make a Firefly 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 a minute. ...more
Want to make a Blue Kamikaze 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 a m ...more
Want to make a Blue Bayou 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 a minu ...more
Whether your holidays are cause for celebration or exhaustion from over-celebrating, alcohol is more often than not involved in the merrymaking. We at Food Hacks are very fond of enjoying this particular indulgence in lots of different ways. Flavored liquors and liqueurs have ...more
This how to video shows you a great recipe for a great vodka martini. This martini may be a little controversial as it doesn't require any gin. The vermouth that is mixed in with the vodka makes it a much smoother cocktail drink. To mix this martini you will need: Noilly Prat ...more
You know what a mojito needs? Raspberries! To make this drink, you will need: 5-6 mint leaves (plus a sprig for garnish), 3/4 ounces grenadine, 1 ounce fresh lime juice, 2 ounces raspberry vodka, a bar muddler and a cocktail shaker. Make a delicious Raspberry Summer Crush cock ...more
Learn how to make a Melon Ball vodka and Midori cocktail brought to you by American Bartenders School.
Do you like candy corn? Do you like vodka? Well, then this candy corn vodka cocktail will be a huge hit at your Halloween party (at least, with you). Candy corn is one of the most hated, yet most beloved candies come Halloween time. It's kinda like Miracle Whip; it's just not ...more
Bea Brody shows us how to make a fantastic, great twist on a Bloody Mary cocktail. Make your cocktail as healthy as possible with the freshest ingredients. Use fresh tomato juice, or even squeeze your own tomato juice for this fabulous cocktail. Try out this recipe for yoursel ...more
Having a cocktail party and not quite sure what alcoholic beverages to serve up? Then watch this how to video to learn how to mix up a Black Russian. For the Black Russian drink you need vodka, coffee liqueur, milk, and
Looking for instructions on how to make a vodka and cranberry cocktail? This clip will show you how it's done. Interested in trying your hand at bartending? With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guid ...more
Not many people can drink vodka straight, and that's were fruit infusions come in, and one of the best infusions for vodka is the raspberry. Raspberries create a great-flavored vodka, which can be used for a variety of mixed drinks. This vodka infusion has the fresh juiciness ...more
Want to make a screaming orgasm 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 a minute' ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make cheap and easy cooking for college students. In this episode make penne in vodka sauce.
Want to make a bubbly red sex shooter 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 ...more
Having a cocktail party and not quite sure what drinks to mix? Then watch this how to video and learn how simple it is to mix up everyone's favorite vodka drink, a White Russian.
American Bartenders shows how to make a Vodka Gimlet Drink Recipe.
Expert cocktail maker Tony prepares a saffron vodka martini - a bold new cocktail mixed in the elegant surroundings of the famous Duke's Hotel, Mayfair. Make a Saffron Vodka Martini cocktail. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Get ready for you next party with a little J-E-LL-O. Grab a box of Jello and some vodka and find out how to make Jello shots. Make Jello shots using vodka. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
It may sound complicated, but making your own flavor-infused vodka is effortlessly easy with delicious results, and it makes for a great last-minute holiday gift. All you need are some fresh fruit and herbs, a quart-sized mason jar, a bottle of vodka (make sure it isn't the su ...more
American Bartenders School shows you to make a dirty martini with citron vodka.
Want to make a Desert Sunrise 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 a ...more
For a delicious and simple pasta dish, try this recipe for a meal that's sure to please even the toughest critics. You Will Need * 1 lb. penne pasta * 4 tbsp. butter * 1 chopped onion * 2/3 c. vodka * 2/3 c. tomato puree * 1 c. heavy cream * 1/2 tsp. salt * 1/4 tsp. black pepp ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a dirty martini. Begin by filling your shaker with ice. Then pour in 3-4 4 oz of vodka and add 1-3 tsp of olive juice. Put your glass in the freezer with water to cool it. Then take it out and dump out the water. Now shake the ...more
American Bartender Schools show you how to prepare the perfect Vodka Martini cocktail.
One of our favorite sauces for dippin' in at the Barbecue. All you need is some premium vodka and a few added spices in this tomato based sauce for a taste and flavor that is second to none. In fact, you better double up on the ingredients because you'll want to keep a jar of ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make a tincture using vodka. You'll use dried plant material as well. Make a tincture using vodka. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com
A great party cocktail, perfect to serve to vodka lovers. For this drink, you will need: 3 sliced basil leaves, cubed watermelon, ice, 3 ounces vodka, 1/2 ounce port wine, a splash of watermelon mixer, a splash of simple syrup and a cube of watermelon on a skewer for garnish. ...more
Watch this video an make a delicious melontini infused with three different types of melons. Use watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe with premium vodka to make a delicious melontini. Drink mixing, bartending, mixology and cocktail recipes made simple and easy.
By steeping poblano chilis, sun dried tomatoes and garlic in some high end vodka, you can get a delicious, peppery liquor that does a fantastic job of spicing up Bloody Marys (as well as a variety of other mildly spicy cocktails). Steep for at least 24 hours. Make a poblano ch ...more
Serve this at your next BBQ while your guests are waiting for the meat to finish cooking! This drink calls for: 1 egg white, 1 ounce pineapple vodka, 1 ounce Limoncello, 1 ounce simple syrup, 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice, soda water and ice cubes. Garnish with a lemon wedge! Ma ...more
Writer of 'How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew', Erin Bried shows us how to make a Vodka Gimlet for those of us hosting guests. Don't struggle to remember how to make it, or exactly how much goes into the recipe for the drink, the clearly laid out ...more
Alcohol isn't exactly considered a healthy lifestyle choice; more often than not, it's associated with empty calories and bad decisions. But that doesn't mean there aren't a few benefits to drinking in moderation. In fact, gin is a liquor with a wealth of potential benefits to ...more
Summer is the best friend of poison ivy, oak, and sumac. When the weather is hot outside, people spend more time in the great outdoors, which means more people accidentally running face first into some poisonous shrubs, leaves, and vines. If that sounds like you, instead of su ...more
If you want to start the party out right, you have to impress the crowd with your awesome bartending skills. While lighting cocktails on fire is a nice way to warm up the crowd, it's been done by thousands of bartenders across the globe. Plus, if you're not careful, you could ...more
It's a small but very real frustration: you want a chilled drink, but you open the freezer only to see nothing but empty ice trays. Fortunately, there's a simple way to make ice cubes quickly—use hot water. Yup, you read that correctly. Hot water freezes more rapidly than cold ...more
You don't always plan on getting drunk, it usually just sort of happens, right? You finish one beer, move on to the next, and all of a sudden you're a six-pack in and feelin' it. And when you're drinking in places you're not supposed to, it can get ugly. You get sloppy and st ...more
Living in Los Angeles has given me the opportunity to attend a bunch of really cool events. I've been to Dodgers, Lakers, and Clippers games, a few concerts at the Staples Center, and a plethora of smaller joints. In all of these places, I've found a consistent annoyance—I wa ...more
If you're too old to trick-or-treat (are you ever really?), throwing a Halloween party is the next best thing. You could always just serve beer and jungle juice like most other people will be doing, which will certainly get the job done, but where's the fun in that? Instead, i ...more
There are countless methods and cleaners aimed at eliminating stubborn stains from everything to clothing, carpet, and furniture. But completely removing every last trace of a stain doesn't require an arsenal of chemical cleaners and repeated cycles in the washing machine. Mos ...more
American Bartenders School shows how to make a Arnold Palmer mixed drink cocktail. This is the drink of choice with many golfers. You will need vodka, lemonade, and iced tea. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an Arnold Palmer cocktail.
Having a store-bought cold pack on the ready is the perfect solution for minor bumps, bruises, sprains, and strains, but why spend money on bright blue ice packs when you can make your own right at home? These homemade cold compresses will give your the same level of pain rel ...more
When you can't quite figure out what to get someone for Christmas, turn to your inner creativity for a more personal, homemade holiday gift. To help give you some ideas, here are some DIY presents that never fail. You can never go wrong with homemade baked goods, especially i ...more
It's always tempting to grab yesterday's shirt and toss it on in a fit of laziness, but before you do and venture outside, it's probably wise to freshen it up a bit first. The most obvious way to do that is with some Febreze, but if you don't have any around, your liquor cabin ...more
Though nobody's going to hide the fact that they're getting sloshed on major holidays, you might want to be more discreet when it comes to your morning pick-me-up or lunchtime tipple during the rest of the year. It used to be that having four martinis at lunch was acceptable a ...more
Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let ...more
Before I get ostracized by all of you whisky lovers who live and die by whisky served neat, let me say my piece. In the past, I haven't been much of a whisky fan—I would shoot it back or add it to Coke or ginger ale, but I certainly wouldn't sip on it and enjoy it. In fact, t ...more
Coffee liqueur is pretty easy to make at home, and if you've read our guide on why instant coffee is a pantry essential, you know that we recommended the powdered stuff over fresh-brewed when making your own Kahlua at home...until now. Inspired by Los Angeles-based company Fl ...more
Watermelon is the perfect snack for hot temperatures. It's hydrating, crisp, and refreshing, especially when it's chilled. Yet some people aren't content with leaving a good thing alone, which has given us many watermelon-based innovations, some great (vodka-filled watermelons ...more
Flavored extracts may seem like they'd be complicated to make, but there's a lot less to them than you'd think, and will cost you less in the long run. Extracts are made by soaking the flavoring ingredients in alcohol for a few weeks to a few months. They require very little ...more
The other day I was doing the math on roughly how many eggs I eat each year. I estimated about 500. That's a lot of eggs. And, subsequently, that's a lot of eggshells to throw in the trash. I felt weird realizing that I trash about 500 eggshells a year. And it wasn't the envi ...more