Shrimp and Zucchini Risotto & Negroni

Molto Bene!

Actress Debi Mazar and her husband Gabriele Corcos heat things up on their Cooking Channel show, “Extra Virgin,” and teach us how to make “delizioso” shrimp and zucchini Risotto!

Plus, get any holiday party started with a Negroni, a signature drink that was invented in Florence, Italy!

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Free Stuff: Metrokane Rabbit Citrus Juicer & Cocktail Mixer

Log on to Wendy’s Facebook page, “Like” it and enter for your chance to win a Metrokane Rabbit Citrus Juicer & Cocktail Mixer!

The Rabbit Citrus Juicer is the world’s largest selling mechanical citrus juicer. Its classic retro ’50’s design that fits into the decor of every kitchen and home bar. It rapidly squeezes every drop of juice from oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit without the bitter skin oils that electric juicers can impart. The stainless steel cone and funnel can be removed and easily cleaned under running water.

The Rabbit Electric Cocktail Mixer can mix a cocktail in 15 seconds or less.

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(You must submit your entry between 7:00 AM PST and 11:59 PM PST on Monday, May 6, 2013.)

Apple Pie Moonshine

Apple Pie Moonshine (One Batch)
1 gallon Apple Juice
1/2 gallon Apple Cider
1 Cup of Sugar
1 Small Jar of Cinnamon Sticks (maybe 6-8 pcs)
1 bottle (750ml) Jr. Johnson Midnight moonshine*(may not be available in all 50 states)

Mix gallon of apple juice, 1/2 gallon apple cider, 1 cup of sugar and boil all on the stove till sugar melts (about 5 minutes).

Take pot off stove and pour in moonshine. Stick in cinnamon sticks (the longer you leave in cinnamon sticks the more cinnamon taste will be in pot).

Drink is ready to serve hot, but you can also drink after it cools depending on what you prefer.

Orange Cherry Drop Drink


2 1/2 ounces vodka
1 ounce Triple Sec
Simple syrup (to taste)–recipe below
2 or 3 maraschino cherries, plus 1 cherry for garnish
Splash of soda water

Fill a martini glass with ice and water and let stand for about 1 minute.
Fill a cocktail shaker to about one-third of the way with ice. Pour in the vodka, Triple Sec and simple syrup. Add 2 or 3 cherries, squeezing them to release some of their juice; cover the shaker and shake vigorously
Pour the ice water out of the martini glass. Using a cocktail strainer, pour the cocktail into the chilled glass. Garnish with a cherry.

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