Food & Drink

Kir Royale

Excerpted from Sheila Lukins’ Celebrate!.

The deep ruby color of the black currant syrup the French call cassis and the bubbly gold of the champagne make for as romantic a drink as ever was poured. Rubies and gold for Valentine’s Day.

Kir Royale

  • 4 ounces crème de cassis or raspberry syrup
  • 1 bottle chilled champagne
  • 8 fresh raspberries

Pour 1 ounce crème de cassis into each of four champagne flutes. Top each flute off with chilled champagne, and garnish with the raspberries.

About the Book:

Time to celebrate! With one purpose only—to bring family and friends together—Sheila Lukins presents Celebrate!, a full-color extravaganza of a book with 46 festive menus, 350 foolproof, with-a-twist recipes in the Silver Palate style, 200 color photographs, and throughout, the passion that’s made her one of America’s most creative cooks and best-loved food writers.

Here are menus to re-energize traditional holidays-for Thanksgiving serve Maple Ginger Turkey with a piquant Cornbread Chorizo Stuffing. Menus that will turn impromptu gatherings into yearly events–a hearty selection of bowl foods for Super Bowl Sunday, a red-white-and-blue menu for a Memorial Day barbecue, an easy weekday Cozy Dinner for Two. And menus that will inspire whole new reasons to throw a party—The Big Raise (featuring a Blushing Lobster Cocktail), When Spring Has Sprung, The First Summer Tomatoes, a Celebrate Morocco Dinner with Moorish Carrot Soup, Lamb Tagine, Orange Flower Sorbet. Celebrate! is a blueprint for joy, making any time the right time to celebrate and showing just how to pull it off.

Buy the Book
Amazon | B&N | Indiebound | Workman

No Comments

Leave a Reply