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Hold On To Summer's Heat With These Spicy, Chill Cocktails

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste

As we brace ourselves for autumn and the impending PSO (pumpkin spice onslaught), now's the time to hold on to whatever summer we have left by enjoyin...

Does Pouring Cheap Vodka Through A Filter Actually Work?

Food52 | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you ever went to a frat party in college, you most likely encountered cheap vodka. It's named something generically Russian, comes in a plastic bottle, and is often poured into a vat of Jungle Juice. We've all been there.

5 Super-Refreshing Summer Vodka Cocktails to Make Now | Posted 08.18.2015 | Taste

How about with vodka cocktails that showcase summer's fleeting flavors? Fuzzy peaches, pineapple syrup and fragrant basil are all waiting to dive into your drinks.

'Lust Vodka' Purports To Boost Libido In Female Drinkers

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste

One of the key selling points for vodka is that it's less likely to give you a hangover than brown liquors such as aged whiskey and rum, likely becaus...

'Running Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a guy who is usually in hot water, which I am using as an excuse for all my wrinkles, I recently found myself in the unusual situation of being in hot water because there was no hot water.

7 DIY Vodka Infusions That'll Seriously Upgrade Your Homemade Cocktails

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste

(Photo Credit: Foodie with Family) Flavor-infused cocktails are always in order on a sweet summer night, and there's no better way to up your ama...

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

5 Easy Vodka Cocktails

Imbibe | Posted 06.13.2015 | Taste

It's an easy bottle to call on when you're looking for a simple cocktail to mix up at home.

Yes, Bacon Espresso Pudding Shots Are A Thing

Spoon University | Posted 03.12.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

I'm not going to lie, these pudding shots require about 75% of your heart and soul.

The 5 Best Fruit-Infused Vodkas | Posted 03.25.2015 | Taste

These innovative vodkas prove that a tasteful infusion can help elevate the spirit to its full potential.

12 Cocktails You Can Only Drink In College

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.16.2015 | Taste

We used to be so "resourceful."

The Russian Vodka Culture

Phil Latessa | Posted 03.07.2015 | Impact
Phil Latessa

During the time I managed these two exchange projects, my U.S. volunteers were surprised at the low state of investment in the health system. Hospitals were run down and poorly equipped. They were even more surprised at the vodka culture.

Host and Hostess Gifts: A Quick and Easy Guide

Lisa Derrick | Posted 02.10.2015 | Style
Lisa Derrick

These gift suggestions, while meant for the rounds of parties that erupt during December, can apply all year round, as graciousness never goes out of season.

A Ridiculously Easy Pasta Dish That Looks Expensive But Is SO Cheap To Make

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

This is the dish I make when i don't really feel like cooking for a while and I want everyone, including myself, to remember that we once ate well and would again. It's pasta, made with cream, vodka and canned tomatoes. It is ridiculously delicious and easy to throw together.

New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

They make fine holiday gifts, of course, but more importantly, they serve as excellent liquid courage for you for the next month, whether you're dealing with the first slush of the year or you've gotten one too many cheesy photo cards from relatives you haven't thought about since you got their last cheesy card.

Why Do Gin Haters Hate Gin?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.11.2015 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

It's time to ask some experts: When it comes to alcohol, what makes haters hate?

The Indispensables: Moscow Mule | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste

The drink has survived, even flourished--with even the most trendsetting bartenders embracing the dead simple formula.

3 Things To Do Around The House With Vodka (Besides Drinking It)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's probably considered sacrilege in some circles to do anything with a bottle of vodka besides popping it into the freezer, mixing up a classic mart...

The Secret To The Best Bloody Mary

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste

It's all in the vodka.

How Is Vodka Made?

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.25.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Vodka production starts with a starch, and for most commercial production, that means beginning with wheat. For Grey Goose the wheat comes from France's bread basket, Picardy.

How To Make Candy Corn-Infused Halloween Vodka | Posted 10.16.2014 | Taste

This one goes out to all the candy corn lovers lurking in the shadows.

Peek Inside the Lives of Travel Writers With the New Novel, The Junketeers

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.30.2014 | Books
Jeryl Brunner

Marin is not alone on these dreamy trips. She travels with fellow journalists who are also on assignment. And the crew is motley one -- a mishmash of snobs, complainers, wackos, and know-it-alls.

Monkey Shines at the Modern Honolulu With Iron Chef Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim

Gordy Grundy | Posted 11.08.2014 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

At the Modern Honolulu, Study Hall guests were first served a Negroni, a classic yet difficult cocktail. Their hospitality was laced with evangelism. Adou-Ganim leapt to the pulpit and converted the flock with his passion and enthusiasm for the 1919 Italian creation.

Don't Buy Another Bottle Of Vodka Until You've Read This Article First | Posted 10.22.2014 | Taste

Now we're in something of a third wave of high-quality vodkas.

The Best Moscow Mule Is Made With Fresh Ginger

Bon Appetit | Posted 09.28.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

A Moscow Mule -- traditionally made with vodka and ginger beer--is summertime sipping at its best. But add fresh grated ginger and whoa: It's got some some kick! Now that's a drink.