I’m not sure how but, someone (probably Martha) says you must have something at your wedding and we all fall in line. The specialty drink is great example. Don’t get me wrong, I love a yummy cocktail, or two, but since everyone has them, the specialty drink just isn’t feeling so special anymore.
For a new twist, how about serving a punch? You can create a beautiful display with the libation and it might even take the crush off your bar a bit.
Two of our favorite recipes
Pomegranate Champagne Punch Recipe
yield: Makes 12 servings
Ingredients of Pomegranate Champagne Punch Recipe
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 750-ml bottles chilled brut Champagne
1 1/2 cups white rum
1 1/4 cups pomegranate juice
1 large lemon, thinly sliced
Fresh mint leaves
1 ice block
Bring 1/2 cup water and sugar to boil in small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer 5 minutes. Cool syrup completely.
Combine Champagne, rum, and pomegranate juice in punch bowl. Add enough syrup to sweeten to taste. Mix in lemon slices, pomegranate seeds, and mint leaves. Add ice block to bowl.
1 part cranberry juice
2 part orange juice
1 part pineapple juice
It’s true, we have dropped off the Earth for the past 10 days or so. The whole A. Dominick team took a real break over the holidays, but now we are well-rested any ready for weddings!
As I daydream about spring, I wanted to share a few images from a wedding we did last spring at Keswick Hall. Meg Runion gave us these beautiful images and Beehive created the floral arrangements. I loved this wedding and I think you will too.
If you just got engaged or know someone who did, please let us know. The calendar is really booking up for 2011!