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Fall Cocktail Series 2011

Cocktail #7: Muddled Rebuttal

No Comments 10 November 2011

By Hairee Lee

Muddled Rebuttal in Match Pewter Highball Glass, Crystal, with Match Pewter Ice Tea/Cocktail Spoon

There’s Muddled And Then There’s Muddled

Even as we were making the cocktail at our photo studio, I was thinking that our Cocktail #7 for the Fall Cocktail Series 2011 didn’t seem very, well, fallish. The list of ingredients–rasberries and lemonade–should have been the first tip off, I suppose, but I couldn’t resist the name and the fact that we just had Election Day. Continue Reading

Dinner 16: Halloween Cocktail Party, Table Settings

FREAKISHLY FABULOUS HALLOWEEN TABLE SETTINGS #2: Savory Buffet

2 Comments 31 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Savory Buffet table setting featuring Match Pewter Five Flame Candelabra

For the Savory Table Melissa styled it as buffets. Like the Cocktail Bar she lit them with candles and stuck with her color scheme of black with touches of white and red.

She first covered the small dining table with Libeco Home Vence Linen Tablecloth-69″ Square-Grape and Chilewich Lattice Table Runner-Caviar. The rich purple added just a bit of color to the predominantly black table setting and the lattice runner reflected the candlelight for variety of depth. Continue Reading

Dinner 16: Halloween Cocktail Party, Table Settings

Freakishly Fabulous Halloween Table Settings #1: Cocktail Bar

No Comments 28 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Heath Ceramics Plaza Large Serving Platter in onyx serving the dip in an acorn squash with multi-colored root chips

As usual, Melissa outdid herself for what was supposed to be a small gathering for cocktails and appetizers with a buffet spread and cocktails at the bar and a sweets table in the living room.

Instead, using the color palette dominated by black and white with accents of red, she transformed my boyfriend’s apartment into a spooky, sleek, and luxuriously playful party destination for Halloween. Continue Reading

Fall Cocktail Series 2011

Cocktail #4: Bulleit Manhattan

3 Comments 20 October 2011

By Hairee Lee

Bulleit Manhattan in Match Pewter Martini Glass, Crystal

The King of Cocktails?

It’s certainly strong enough.

I loved this cocktail in no small part because of the cherry garnish and it’s name, Manhattan. The bourbon we used, Bulleit Bourbon, is also top notch and gives the cocktail a deep, woodsy flavor that makes me imagine burnt oak barrels. I picked it up at Cambridge Wine & Spirits and our favorite wine consultant, Rod Lenzo, helped me find the bottle. Continue Reading

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