Cocktail Crush

Name our July/August Cocktail for a Chance to Win Our Cocktail Book!

How to Enter (See full contest rules here.): Enter anytime from Jun 16 until August 10, 2017. Suggest a fun, creative, and evocative name for the recipe. Explain the name in a sentence or two in the comments below (50 words or less). The winning recipe name (and your name, if you wish) will be printed in an upcoming issue […]

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Our Lemonade, Iced Tea, Bourbon, and Peach Cocktail Needs a Name! Enter Your Best Idea!

What’s better than cooling off with an ice-cold Arnold Palmer? When said sipper is spiked with bourbon and peach liqueur—and garnished with fresh mint! This perfect-for-summer cocktail has everything you need for a breezy day at the beach, except a name! Enter your best name idea for bragging rights and a chance to win our new book, Beach Cocktails. Need […]

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Our Rum and Mango Cocktail Needs a Name! Enter Your Best Idea Today!

Our latest cocktail of the month is reminiscent of a fiery sunset, and it’s the perfect way to celebrate the spring-to-summer season and our 20th anniversary, which we’re ringing with our new May issue. Enter your best name idea for the drink for a chance to be featured in an upcoming issue of Coastal Living! (See all of our past […]

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Our Blue Cocktail Needs a Name! Enter Your Best Idea Today!

We are flat-out in love with our latest (electric blue!) libation. But there’s only one problem: It doesn’t have a name! Our latest Cocktail of the Month is the ideal drink to sip while flipping through our April issue (out on newsstands now!), a celebration of all things blue, from bungalows atop turquoise seas to a Lowcountry beach house decked […]

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2 Fall-Perfect Cocktails You Need To Try This Weekend

This week we had Time, Inc. test kitchen chef Mark Driskill develop a few brand new tasty cocktail recipes that are perfect for fall and oh-so delicious! Watch here, as he and Food & Wine Editor Chris Hughes serve up a live how-to: The apple and cinnamon aromas alone pack a punch and perfume the air with an autumn spirit. If you have watched […]

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2 Genius Cotton Candy Grape Cocktails

You might call California farmers Jack Pandol and Jim Beagle the Willie Wonkas of the fruit beat. That’s because, after a decade of cross-pollinating different grape varietals, they’ve struck culinary gold. With names like Gum Drops, Flavor Pops, and Cotton Candy, Pandol and Beagle have turned ordinary table grapes into one of the biggest cult foods around. How do they […]

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This is the Easy Blended Cocktail You Need For the Holiday Weekend

Three-day weekends call for rum, rum, and oh yes – more rum. Charleston, South Carolina’s Cane Rhum Bar & Caribbean Kitchen is our new favorite cocktail spot, and once you see their special-for-us “Coastal Blue” (it’s not on the menu!), you’ll know exactly why: And trust me, it tastes as good as it looks. If you need me this weekend, I’ll be perched […]

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3 Refreshing Tiki Drinks for a Hot Weekend

We’re celebrating the weekend with some boozy Tiki cocktails that have one delicious thing in common: orgeat syrup. Orgeat is made with almonds, sugar, water, and orange blossom water. You can buy orgeat syrup, or make it at home with our recipe below. Watch the video we made with Food Editor Chris Hughes and Test Kitchen Pro Karen Rankin here! […]

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Bring on the Bubbly This Valentine’s Day

This may just be the ultimate Galentine’s Day gift for your best friend – and it’s a message in a bottle. But not just any bottle. A bottle of crisp Veuve Clicquot Rosé. This inventive (and pretty!) packaging on the Clicq’ Call allows you to record a personalized voice message for the lucky recipient. It plays right when they open […]

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Three Sexy, Sparkling Cocktails to Make for Your Valentine this Weekend

Last week we got tips from Style Me Pretty’s Abby Larson on creating the perfect bar cart for your Valentine’s Day party. Today, Abby shares three of her favorite festive sparkling cocktail recipes that we’re dying to make. La Rosette With sparkling rosé, St. Germain, and one secret ingredient we’ve never used before, this cocktail is perfectly sweet and bubbly. […]

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