Author Archives: Erin Lund

Top 5 HDC Holiday Gift Packs

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Holiday gift packs... Sometimes shopping can be a challenge. Now days so many people have everything they need or want, or don’t even give you a list at all! So we have compiled a list of our best-selling gift packs that are sure to make even the pickiest person smile. There are still a lot [...]

Holiday Party Cocktails

Since it is the season to be jolly and not a scrooge we and need all the help we can get, we have created a party planning checklist for you. Getting together with friends and family is a highlight to the holiday season so let’s make sure your party prep is as stress-free as possible! [...]

What to do with a Spirits Advent Calendar after Advent has started…

You LOVE your Spirits Advent Calendar (I mean who wouldn't love 24 craft distilled whiskeys, gins and vodkas that are perfect for getting you into the 'spirit' of the holidays!) but you didn't get it until 5 days after Advent started! What are you going to do? Does this mean you have to wait until [...]

Gobble ‘Til You Wobble Holiday Cocktails

If you’re like so many of us you have relatives in town. Or maybe you are the relative who has come to town. So much together time calls for a little something extra. Here is a way to start holiday morning off right (and it will make that cooking feel so much easier!) Cranberry Whiskey [...]

Boozy Baking part 3: Side Dishes

Spending a lot of time with your relatives this Thanksgiving? Here is a way to bring a little something extra to the table this year! Baking with spirits (Boozy Baking) is an easy way to add a unique flavor to your Thanksgiving favorites. Cranberry sauce 1 12oz bag fresh cranberries ½ peeled granny smith apple, [...]

Planning the Perfect Tailgate Party

We are well into fall and tailgating season and it’s time to make sure your tailgate parties are championship material! First off, you need to come up with a game plan. A great tailgate party cannot be thrown together last minute. It’s helpful if you can get people to rsvp. Plan food for 25% more [...]

Boozy Baking part 2- Turkey Style

Boozing up your poultry Thanksgiving is almost here and it’s a fun time to get fancy with your turkey. And the good news is, if you find turkey’s intimidating, this recipe works for chicken, Cornish game hens, duck- really any kind of poultry will do! My favorite version of a boozy bird is using the [...]

Boozy Baking Series part 1

Baking with booze is easy and fun! A splash of spirits can make for a moist and tasty treat. And good news for the whole family- when you bake with booze the alcohol is burned off but the flavor remains. Can you say yum!!! Starting our boozy baking series we are going to talk about [...]

The History of the Old Fashioned

History of the Old Fashioned You've probably heard of an Old Fashioned. In fact, if you were a fan of Mad Men's Don Draper I'm sure you have, since it happens to be his drink of choice. However, the Old Fashioned has been around much, much longer than the 1960's of Don Drapers world. And [...]