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Impress Your Friends With Beet-Dyed Easter Eggs

Tomorrow is Easter, and if you haven't gotten into the spirit of things thus far, it's not too late. Remember how fun dying eggs was when you were a kid? Well, here's an easy recipe for naturally dyed eggs (because, of course) from SF locals Leslie Jonath and Ethel W. Brennan's cookbook At the Farmers' Market with Kids. 

Southern Gentleman: Cocktail #6 in Russian Standard Vodka's "Toast to Ambition" Contest

We've partnered with Russian Standard Vodka and asked some of the city's top mixological talent to concoct delicious drinks with Russian Standard Vodka as its star ingredient, and base the name of the cocktail and its ingredients on a deeply-held ambition: maybe a frozen drink inspired by climbing the tallest peak, or salted rim to evoke sailing the open sea...

Want to win a $100 bar tab? Try all the cocktails over the next seven weeks and "toast" (i.e. vote for) your favorites by selecting one here.

Three Memorial Day Party Drinks

Three Memorial Day Party Drinks

This Memorial Day, you better be either in a backyard barbecuing or sitting on the shores of a lake somewhere enjoying the sun and sipping some long weekend-worthy drinks. Try these big-batch drinks you can make for you and your pals from Liquor.com to kick the summer party season off right.

Three Bubbly Cocktails to Celebrate Mom

Three Bubbly Cocktails to Celebrate Mom

It's Moms' day this Sunday, so follow up that swanky brunch buffet or spa trip with a few drinks in the sun. And we all know moms love bubbles. From our pals at Liquor.com, here are three drink recipes to make for mom that are better than a bouquet of roses. Enjoy!

Three Derby Drinks for Your Kentucky Derby Party

Three Derby Drinks for Your Kentucky Derby Party

Everyone's talking about Cinco de Mayo, but instead of co-opting a foreign holiday for the excuse to drink tequila and Tecate, let's embrace the great American tradition of sipping on mint juleps and their ilk in the name of the Kentucky Derby, which celebrates its 138th year this Saturday.

Secret Recipes and Entertaining Tips from SF Chefs

An Entertaining Tip from Jeremiah Tower (Stars):

“Never, ever, serve finger food that is larger than half a mouth full, drips, falls apart, or where the toast is so cooked that it shatters all over one's Armani the moment one picks it up.  And for passed snacks and hors d'oeuvre that are skewered, tooth-picked, or in spoons etc., have the waiter with another tray for the discards.  Remember, one has only two hands and one of them is filled with a glass of champagne or a filled-to-the-brim cocktail.”

Secret Recipe: Banana Bread Pudding from Baker & Banker

Secret Recipe: Banana Bread Pudding from Baker & Banker

7x7 asks the city's chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, mains, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about, email lauren@7x7.com. Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef.

Three Brunch Drinks for Easter Sunday

Three Brunch Drinks for Easter Sunday

Whether you're spending this Easter Sunday with family, in the company of terrifying Easter bunnies, in a church, or with friends, you're going to need something to take the edge off. Mix up some brunch drinks from our pals at Liquor.com and celebrate to your heart's content.

The Cream of the Crop: Recipes from Humphry Slocombe and Bi-Rite Creamery

Humphry Slocombe Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream

This month, two of the city’s top ice cream shops debut their cookbooks – Humphry Slocombe (Chronicle Books) and Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones from Bi-Rite Creamery (Ten Speed Press) - each with a very distinctive personality. We dish out two awesome recipes to DIY.

Two April Fool's Day Drink Recipes

Two April Fool's Day Drink Recipes

A martini made with Tequila? A Manhattan made with rum? Before you say "WHAT?!", remember–that's what April Fool's Day is all about. Confuse your tastebuds with these strange drinks from our friends at Liquor.com.

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