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    December 09, 2015

    Holiday Caviar

    Martin’s carries an extensive collection of caviar and roe all year round, though the holidays bring some seasonal selections into the mix. Caviar can be kind of hard to incorporate into your holiday spread without knowing how, so we have included a few recipes and suggestions for you to try this year. Make your New […]

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  • December 09, 2015

    Caviar Blinis

    Ingredients: 3 large Yukon Gold potatoes 1/4 c flour 2 eggs 3 egg whites 1/4 c crème fraîche Salt and pepper to taste Pinch of grated nutmeg Olive oil as needed 4 oz crème fraîche 6 oz smoked salmon slices 1 oz caviar 30 1/4” sliced chives Lemon wedges as needed Quick Tip Don’t have […]

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  • December 09, 2015

    Parmesan Crisps with Caviar and Crème Fraîche

    Ingredients 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 ounce caviar 1/4 cup crème fraîche Instructions Preheat the broiler to 480-500 degrees. Line a half baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Drop 1-to-2 tablespoons of the shredded Parmesan onto the baking sheets into tiny mounds. Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown. Let […]

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  • December 08, 2015

    Frozen Cranberry Champagne Skewers

    Ingredients: 1 package fresh cranberries Several wooden skewers (like the kind you use for kebabs) Champagne (We recommend Roederer Estate Brut Anderson Valley) Procedure: A day prior to serving, trim the wooden skewer to fit your glass and slide several cranberries onto the stick. Place them in the freezer. Once you’re ready to serve, drop in […]

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  • December 08, 2015

    The Flirtini

    Ingredients: 1.5 ounces Vodka 3 ounces Pineapple Juice Champagne (We recommend Scharffenberger Brut NV) Procedure: 1. Fill your shaker with ice and shake together vodka and pineapple juice 2. Strain into a martini or champagne glass 3. Fill the glass up with champagne 4. Decorate with fresh mint

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  • December 08, 2015

    CHAMPAGNE ETOILE

    The Champagne Etoile Ingredients: 1 cup sugar (or 3/4 cup agave) 1 cup water 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped Bourbon of your liking Adami Prosecco or sparkling wine, chilled Lemons, cut into wedges Procedure: First, you’ll make the syrup. Combine the sugar, water, bean and seeds in small pot. Bring to a boil over medium heat […]

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  • November 27, 2015

    DIY Holiday Ice Bucket

    Keeping Champagne and wine chilled has never look better with these charming DIY holiday ice buckets! They’re colorful, festive and can be fully customized. Imagine kiwis, apples and flowers! They look beautiful sitting on a table and are perfect for holiday entertaining. Supplies: 2 different sized, inexpensive plastic buckets (a large one and one to fit inside that […]

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    November 27, 2015

    Snacking Smart During the Holidays

    Snacking Smart During the Holidays by Andrew Adorno, NDTR Tis’ the season for holiday shopping! Do you find yourself pacing through the mall and grocery store aisles on an empty stomach? If so, you may find it more difficult to fight tempting urges for the nearest and most convenient processed snack or fast food option. […]

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    November 27, 2015

    White Bean Edamame Hummus

    White Bean Edamame Hummus Makes 6 Servings – Serving Size: ½ cup   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Edamame, frozen 1 cup White Beans, cooked 1 cup 2% Daisy Cottage Cheese 1 tablespoon Lemon Zest 2 teaspoons Black Pepper 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper 4 Garlic Cloves ½ cup Water 2 Green Bell Peppers 2 Red Bell Peppers […]

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  • October 29, 2015

    Winter Wines

    The wine experts here at Martin’s have selected the top ten wines for a cozy winter. These seasonal picks are sure to keep you warm and get you in the holiday spirit. We know many of you will be planning holiday gatherings in the upcoming months so to make this hectic time (a little bit) […]

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    October 29, 2015

    Gluten Sensitivity and Alcohol

    Gluten-free Guide by Andrew Adorno   Are you watching the amount of gluten in your diet? According to a national survey, about 29% of the nation is trying to reduce or avoid gluten in their diets. That is 1 in 3 people! While only around 1% of the population actually has celiac disease, an inherited […]

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  • October 29, 2015

    Shrubs: 3 WAYS

    You might be wondering, “What’s a shrub?” Well, it’s more than just a flavored syrup. It’s a combination of fruit (or strongly-flavored plants like ginger root), sugar, and vinegar as a preservative. Don’t let the smell scare you away! Shrubs are a magical product for drinkers and non-drinkers alike. We’re sharing our three favorite recipes […]

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  • October 29, 2015

    Cranberry Claus Punch

    Ingredients 4 limes (cut into 1/4 in thick slices) 3 cups cranberry juice (chilled) 3/4 cup orange liqueur 2 bottles Champagne or sparkling white wine (chilled) 2/3 cup frozen cranberries (plus more for garnish) Directions Place the lime slices in a single layer on a baking sheet or dish and freeze until solid, about 1 hour. Meanwhile, place a punch bowl […]

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  • October 29, 2015

    Sherbet Punch

    Ingredients 1 can frozen fruit punch concentrate, (made according to the directions on the can) 1 (64 Fl. oz) bottle pineapple juice 1 (2L) bottle 7-up 1 pint fresh raspberries 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced 1 pineapple, peeled and cut into thin round slices 10 to 12 scoops raspberry rainbow sherbet Rum of your choice […]

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  • October 29, 2015

    Orange Gin Punch

    Ingredients 20 ounces Tanqueray London Dry 6 ounces fresh lemon juice 10 ounces Earl Grey tea 7 ounces granulated sugar 1 ounces Orange Bitters Directions 1. In a clean jar or pitcher, combine four bags of Earl Grey tea with ten ounces of cold water. Put a lid on it and let it sit in […]

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  • October 26, 2015

    Pork Chops with Fig & Ginger Jam

    INGREDIENTS 2 (1-inch thick) boneless pork chops 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup Stonewall Fig & Ginger Jam 1 medium shallot, minced Salt and pepper Fresh fig halves, for garnish PREPARATION Season pork with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. When the oil and […]

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    October 26, 2015

    Fleur de Lis Chardonnay 2015

    Check out this year’s vintage of the Fleur de Lis wine! This is a game day essential. Available in Chardonnay and Cabernet.

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  • October 09, 2015

    CHEDDAR BEER SOUP

    Extra-sharp Cheddar and malty English ale balance perfectly in this hearty soup. INGREDIENTS 2 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only), cut into 1/4-inch dice (2 cups) 2 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1 cup) 2 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch dice (1 cup) 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic 1 Turkish or 1/2 […]

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    September 25, 2015

    The HARD Choice

    Hard cider is becoming more popular than ever and it’s apparent why. So this season, will you be drinking cider or beer? 7 reasons you should drink cider this fall: 1. It was the drink of pilgrims Cider was, in fact, the most popular drink in North America and England from the early settlers’ times, and […]

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    September 25, 2015

    Top Ciders this Fall

    the season’s must-try ciders 1 Zeffer Red Apple Cider: An all natural, 100% organic, wild-fermented New Zealand apple cider that will change the way you look at ciders. It’s macerated with the skins, so it has a beautiful pink color and actually drinks more like a rose. Dry, with a light apple sweetness, crisp and […]

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  • September 25, 2015

    Pumpkin Party Craft

    What you’ll need pumpkin dry erase marker/pencil large serrated knife paring knife large wooden spoon/pumpkin scooper newspaper ice beverage of choice let’s do it Select a long, stretched-out pumpkin that’s already resting on its side (so it will have a flat, stable base). Place on top of newspaper for easy clean up later. Trace a […]

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  • September 25, 2015

    Bourbon Maple Apple Cider

    Ingredients: 6 ounces Bourbon4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice4-6 teaspoons pure maple syrup to taste1 cup spiced apple ciderapple slices for garnishice Directions: 1. Fill glasses and a cocktail shaker with ice. To shaker, add bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup, and apple cider; shake vigorously.2. Strain into glasses and garnish each with a slice of apple.  […]

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  • September 25, 2015

    PUMPKIN SPICE WHITE RUSSIAN

    INGREDIENTS: 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice1 ounce heavy cream2 ounces vodka1 ounce coffee liqueurWhipped cream, optionalChocolate syrup, optional DIRECTIONS: Shake together pumpkin pie spice and heavy cream to combine.Fill a rocks glass with ice and pour in vodka, coffee liqueur and heavy cream mixture.Top with whipped cream and chocolate syrup if desired.

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  • September 25, 2015

    Cranberry & Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

    Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cranberries2 cups water2 cups sugar2 cinnamon sticks3/4 cup bourbon or whiskey1/2 cup lemon juice1/4 cup orange juice1/4 cup lime juice Ice cubes & cocktail shaker for mixing Instructions:  In a medium-sized pot add cranberries, water, sugar, and cinnamon sticks. Heat over a medium flame, and bring to a boil. Reduce to […]

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    September 18, 2015
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    September 18, 2015
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    August 26, 2015

    Bloody Mary

    INGREDIENTS: 2 ounces Tito’s Vodka 4 ounces high-quality tomato juice 1 tablespoon celery salt 1/4 lemon, cut into two wedges 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Dash cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated horseradish 1 stick celery   PROCEDURE: Place celery salt in […]

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  • August 26, 2015

    Gumbo Dip

    Ingredients: ¼ cup butter, unsalted 6 green onions sliced 1 red bell pepper chopped 1 green bell pepper chopped 1 ½ pounds large shrimp, peeled, chopped 14oz Andouille sausage chopped 1 garlic clove, pressed 1 ½ tsp. Creole seasoning 1 (8oz) pkg cream cheese ½ cup plus 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup Okra […]

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    August 05, 2015

    Classic Margarita

     INGREDIENTS: 1.5 oz Calle 23 Blanco .75 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao 1 tsp Cocktail & Sons Honeysuckle-Peppercorn Syrup 2 tsp Nellie & Joe’s Key West Lime Juice Lime wedges

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    July 31, 2015

    Top Ten Essentials

    The contemporary craft cocktail movement has become a popular sensation for bars and restaurants across the nation. Luckily though, you don’t need to be a professional to curate an excellent bar at home All you need is a few simple products to start making great cocktails. Stock your bar with these top ten essentials.

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