Archive for September, 2009

Chambord Creme Brulee
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Chambord Creme Brulee

Tweet this! Ingredients: 3 cups  Half & Half or Heavy Cream 2 oz  Chambord 1/2 cup  Sugar 3  Eggs 2  Egg Yolks 1 tsp  Vanilla Extract Confectioners sugar for dusting Creme Brulee:  Pre-heat oven to 300F.  Heat half & half in heavy sauce pan over medium-low heat just to the boiling point.  Mix sugar, eggs [...]

Think Pink! Pink Party, Pink Cocktails & Pink Sweets
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Think Pink! Pink Party, Pink Cocktails & Pink Sweets

Tweet this!Think Pink! In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur has simple ways to get you involved in the cause this month. Chambord is donating $15,000 to the Breast Cancer Network of Strength and is supporting local breast cancer organizations with various initiatives in October. Chambord has created tips for [...]

Chambord and Champagne Especiale
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Chambord and Champagne Especiale

Perfect elegant Champagne cocktail.

Adding a Sparkle to the Day – Dom Perignon Champagne
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Adding a Sparkle to the Day – Dom Perignon Champagne

Tweet this!In 1168, a young, blind Benedictine monk named Dom Pierre Perignon became the cellar master (and chief accountant) at the Abbey d’Hautvillers.  The Champenois abbeys had already earned a reputation for producing not only the best roses, honey-colored wines, and whites, but also a dubious local specialty:  vin blanc mousseux (sparkling white wine) which [...]

The night Champagne was invented
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The night Champagne was invented

Tweet this!Let’s set the record straight – Champagne is only made in France.  Everything else is sparkling wine (which, by the way, can be truly excellent).  So what made France’s Champagne region the Champagne hot spot?  Chalk.  That’s right.  The stubs teachers use to write on black slate.  The stark-white rock that greets you from [...]