Latest from M. Carrie Allan

A frozen cocktail formula for foolproof margaritas, daiquiris and more

The ratio for two drinks is 10:5:2:2. That’s 10 ounces of ice, 5 ounces of spirit, 2 ounces of sour and 2 ounces of very sweet.

June 23, 2022

This classic frozen margarita recipe hits all the right notes

Chill your ingredients, your glasses and your blender pitcher before making this slushy cocktail.

June 23, 2022

Make sexy, smoky cocktails with grilled citrus, pineapple and more

For grilled fruit cocktails, try charring lemons, grapefruit and pineapple for richer and smokier juices.

May 20, 2022

Cherry blossom cocktails channel the flavor and promise of spring

The best cherry blossom drinks go right to the plant, with gin and sake as a base.

April 1, 2022

St. Patrick’s Day cocktails with Irish whiskey mean that neon green beer is out of luck

“Paddy Drinks: The World of Modern Irish Whiskey Cocktails” features cocktails from the team at the Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog in New York.

March 11, 2022

Spicy sorrel is a tropical Christmas drink that makes a cozy Valentine, too

For those in cooler climes, warming sorrel with butter makes it perfect for winter.

February 3, 2022

An Italian orange syrup gives this nonalcoholic cocktail depth and balance

From pioneer Derek Brown, the NA Getaway cocktail is the zero-proof version of his most popular creation.

January 14, 2022

Cocktail pioneer Derek Brown’s new message: Sophisticated drinks don’t require alcohol

Great, balanced cocktails can be nonalcoholic, says Derek Brown, whose new book is “Mindful Mixology.”

January 14, 2022

For a festive holiday bowl, this pomegranate and citrus punch brings the merry

Pomegranate juice and a scarlet-hued citrus liqueur help keep the color of this holiday punch vivid.

December 16, 2021

Apple cocktails will spice up your Thanksgiving lineup, with or without alcohol

A spiced apple cider syrup lets your guests riff on an Old-Fashioned — or make a tasty nonalcoholic cocktail.

November 17, 2021