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Mixology & Movies: The Perfect Drink for Your Favorite Flicks

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I have been blessed with offspring and 11 nieces and nephews—12 if you count my honorary niece. I’m looking forward to their holiday merriment and flying wrapping paper but when December 26 rolls around I’m going to desperately need some grownup recreation. This means movie night with adult beverages and the little ones safely tucked in for their long winter naps (or for the teens, long winter multi-player games). For this soirée I’m gleaning inspiration from two terrific volumes of mixology: Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist by bartending’s merry punster Tim Federle (Running Press; October 2015) and Cocktails of the Movies: An Illustrated Guide to Cinematic Mixology by Will Francis and Stacey Marsh (Prestel; October 2015).…

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Your holiday movie companion: What to sip, snack and bring

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‘Tis the season of cozy nights by the fire and holiday movies on the television. This year watch in style by pairing your favorite movies with the perfect drinks, food, and friends. Here’s our easy guide to making the most of your holiday viewing this year: It’s a Wonderful Life   Sip: Mulled wine. Heavy on the cinnamon, light on the cloves. Snack: Popcorn. Bonus points if you made it on the stove and string the rest into garlands. Wear: Vintage pajamas and a scarf. Bring: A box of tissues. You know you’re going to cry. Again. Companions: An angel would be nice, but anyone who can pass the tissues will do just fine. Home Alone Sip: Milk from a…

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