Celebrate the Day of the Dead this year with COCINA

30 Oct 2017 by Lina Jordan in Cuisine, Decorating, General, Home, Pleasure

Day of the Dead (Día de Los Muertos) will mark the launch of Cocina, an online food destination dedicated to celebrating The Latin lifestyle through its vast culinary culture and libations. Mouthwatering videos, original recipes, and intriguing stories will offer perspective on the Latin experience and will appeal to people of all backgrounds.

See for yourself here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKgDSHcQy1w

This holiday is all about family and friends coming together to remember their loved ones who have moved on, and what better way to celebrate the people you love than to gather for a meal, a drink, have a good time and be merry!  Check out some ideas on how to make your Day of the Dead extra special, from scary good cocktails to Frida-inspired skull cupcakes.


The Mad Scientist Cocktail

1.5 oz. Vodka
3/4 oz. Honey syrup (50/50 honey & warm water)
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
2 oz. fresh Beet juice
Dash of Sugar
Rosemary sprig
Dry Ice, for effect

Combine vodka, honey syrup, lime juice, and beet juice in shaker tin.
Add ice and shake.
Strain into low ball glass.
Add dry ice for effect.
Garnish with rosemary sprig.

Pro Tips
Make a kid-friendly version without vodka or honey syrup. Drink as is or add celery or cucumber juice.



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