Holiday Entertaining Guide

The holidays are all about celebrating with friends and
family. And to make your life a bit less stressful, we’ve
put together some of our favorite entertaining articles
and seasonal recipes for both cocktails and spirited
baked goods. No matter if you’re hosting or attending a
party, you’ll find something festive to whip up.
  • Make Your Own Irish Cream Make Your Own Irish Cream

    Get in the holiday spirit by making a batch of this simple and delicious liqueur.

  • 5 Tips: Eggnog 5 Tips: Eggnog

    It wouldn’t be the holidays without a glass of Eggnog. So we got Derek Brown, expert bartender and owner of the swanky Columbia Room in Washington, D.C., to give us his advice for whipping up the classic.

  • In Defense of Hot Buttered Rum In Defense of Hot Buttered Rum

    Acclaimed author Wayne Curtis makes the case for why you should fix this warm, decadent concoction tonight.

  • Cheat Sheet: Kosher Spirits Cheat Sheet: Kosher Spirits

    There’s an ever-growing selection of liquor brands getting their bottlings certified kosher.

  • Holiday Cocktail Conundrum Holiday Cocktail Conundrum

    What to drink with your fruitcake.

  • In Defense of Tom & Jerry In Defense of Tom & Jerry

    Liquor.com advisor and award-winning author David Wondrich makes the case for why you should serve a big bowl of this decadent concoction during the holidays.

  • Last-Minute Mulled Wine Last-Minute Mulled Wine

    When unexpected guests arrive at the door, there’s no easier party punch than Last-Minute Mulled Wine. Got a bottle of red wine lying around? Spike it with warm pantry spices like cinnamon and star anise, then amp up the flavor even further with a splash of bourbon or brandy. That’s how you capture the holidays in a mug.

  • Uncle Angelo’s Eggnog Uncle Angelo’s Eggnog

    You’ll be claiming Angelo as your own relative after just one sip of this delightful Eggnog recipe.

  • Spirited Cooking: Bourbon Balls Spirited Cooking: Bourbon Balls

    Celebrate America’s native spirit by enjoying this delicious dessert from award-winning cookbook authors Matt and Ted Lee.

  • Spirited Cooking: Chocolate Whiskey Tart Spirited Cooking: Chocolate Whiskey Tart

    We got the chefs behind Brooklyn bakery Baked to share their recipe for a spirited and decadent confection.

  • Glögg Glögg

    Let this Scandinavian Glögg warm you to the core.

  • Spirited Cooking: Whiskey Butterscotch Sauce Spirited Cooking: Whiskey Butterscotch Sauce

    Forget having Scotch with dessert—instead mix the two in this decadent adult treat.

  • Whisky Skin Whisky Skin

    If you're cold (or you have a cold), make this hot Scotch drink.

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