Recipes

Holiday cocktails

  • Pacific Rimmer

    Pacific Rimmer

    This fruity cocktail from Emeril's Tchoup Chop is the perfect drink to get your party started right.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 5 minutes
    • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • 1944 Mai Tai Roa Ae

    1944 Mai Tai Roa Ae

    Emeril's Tchoup Chop guests can't get enough of these at the restaurant. Serve these at your next party for an extra-festive touch.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 5 minutes
    • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • Emeril's Anytime Eggnog

    Emeril's Anytime Eggnog

    Eggnog is delicious, decadent and perfect if you're hosting a party. You can bottle, cork, and refrigerate it for several days—the flavor will be even better. Shake before serving.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 1 hour, plus chilling time
    • Yield: 4 quarts, 8-10 servings
  • Limoncello

    Limoncello

    Capture the bright taste of the freshest lemons by making your own limoncello when lemons are in season. Put it in pretty bottles for holiday gifts -- friends will be sure to return your bottles in hopes that they might be refilled again next year!

    • Prep Time: 10 minutes, 4 days resting
    • Total Time: 4 days
    • Yield: 2 quarts
  • Venetian Spritz With Prosecco, Aperol And Blood Orange Juice

    Venetian Spritz With Prosecco, Aperol And Blood Orange Juice

    A spritz is a great way to kick off a meal and a party. It is a nice aperitif before a big meal. This spin on a spritz is great during the winter months when blood oranges are in season.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 7 minutes
    • Yield: 1 drink
  • Hot Apple Cider

    Hot Apple Cider

    This super-simple cider is perfect for a last-minute gathering.  Studding the apple with whole cloves enhances the cider's flavor.  And, if you leave out the rum, this is perfect for the kids' holiday party!

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 20 minutes
    • Yield: About 2 1/4 quarts, 8 to 10 servings
  • Emeril's Kicked Up Bellini Cocktails

    Emeril's Kicked Up Bellini Cocktails

    A bellini is traditionally made with fresh peach juice or sometimes peach nectar if fresh peaches are unavailable. Use the most fragrant peaches you can find for the best results. This bellini is kicked up with a bitter almond liquor.

    • Prep Time: 5 minutes
    • Total Time: 10 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Café Brûlot

    Café Brûlot

    This has all the "Oooooo" factor you could want!  The aroma from the aromatics fills the room with citrus and cinnamon.  The flaming of the peel is a vision to behold--dim the lights.  And the taste, of course, is wonderful.
     

    • Prep Time: 10 minutes
    • Total Time: 15 minutes
    • Yield: 4 servings
  • Royal Cup

    Royal Cup

    Grand Marnier and bitters have a way of balancing one another in this amazing champagne cocktail. This is an elegant drink that is perfect for a celebration.

    • Prep Time: 3 minutes
    • Total Time: 5 minutes
    • Yield: 4 serving
  • Red Rooster

    Red Rooster

    These are great for a crowd. Make a batch of these ahead of time and put them in the freezer for several hours. Jazz up this frozen beverage when entertaining by serving it in punch cups or wine glasses.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 15 minutes plus time to freeze
    • Yield: 2 quarts