Archive for July, 2012

What is a cordial glass?

A question that people who are interested in glassware may be a simple one: what is a cordial glass?  What it is used for, and how is it different from other glasses? I have looked at many cordial glasses in my day, and in my experience, a cordial glass is really just a vessel supported […]


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Futuristic cordial glass set

  Artland has a futuristic cordial glass set available.  They’ll either impress your friends on account of their sci-fi-like shapes, or they’ll brand you a geek forever. Regardless, these are kind of cool.  Six glasses in the set, plus a glass tray.


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Time for margaritas!

In summertime, a margarita can be a refreshing and timely drink.  Here are a few recipes. Classic Margarita Margarita Limeade on the Rocks (multiple servings) Blackberry Margarita


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A Brazilian cocktail – the Caipirinha

Tired of your same old summertime cocktails?  Try a Brazilian Caipirinha cocktail. Caipirinha (pronounced kie-purr-REEN-yah) roughly translates to “country bumpkin”. It is made with cachaça, an intensely sweet Brazillian style of rum made from sugarcane juice. The Caipirinha is the national drink of Brazil, where it originated, and is a common Carnavale drink. Ingredients: Lime […]


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Celebrate your independence with this patriotic shooter glass

To celebrate July 4th, kick back and drink out of the Hand Painted Freedom Shooter Glass!  Glass fits two ounces of luscious goodness and comes with a recipe on the bottom.  From Santa Barbara Design Studio as part of its Lolita line.


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Fourth of July Cocktails

In honor of the Fourth of July, a great time of year to relax on the backyard deck with a nice cold drink in hand, here are a handful of good, patriotic, “American” cocktails to make for friends and family.  Enjoy! Stars and Stripes Forever The Recipe: In a tall glass mix: 1 oz. UV […]


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