Archive for October 31st, 2012

Halloween Spirits (pun intended)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
-Edgar Allan Poe, “The Raven”


Ghostly greetings from all of us at!  What are your Halloween plans this evening?  Handing candy out to the neighborhood kids?  Taking the kids trick or treating?  Getting dressed up for your annual Halloween party?  Whatever it is, we hope you have a very safe, spooky and fun Halloween night!

If you need a little pick-me-up to keep you warm and Halloween-festive tonight, as you hand out candy or sport your costume at a Halloween party, sip on this sinister cocktail {from}.

Sinister Cider Martini

You Will Need:
fine black sanding sugar
1 chopped lady apple
1/2 lime, cut into wedges
1 shot of maple syrup
1 shot of apple cider
2 shots of vodka
club soda
1 thinly sliced (crosswise) apple slice




-Rim your class with water and the black sanding sugar.
-In a cocktail shaker, combine apple cubes and lime wedges (crushed).
-Add syrup, apple cider, vodka and ice
-Cover and shake
-Strain into martini glass and top with club soda and apple garnish

Have fun out there tonight and be safe…