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Italian Liqueurs, Cocktails, and Other Drinks
A liqueur is a sweet alcoholic beverage often flavored with fruits, herbs, spices, seeds, plants, and bark. Aperitifs and digestifs are alcoholic drinks that are generally served with meals. An aperitif is meant to spark the appetite and a digestif is served to aid digestion.
With Italian hot chocolate there's a fine line between it being considered a drink or a type of pudding. It is made with milk, sugar, a thickening agent like flour or cornstarch, and, of course, chocolate. Italian Hot Chocolate Recipe >>
These cherries are a delicious way to complete a Manhattan or other drink calling for a maraschino cherry. They are also delicious spooned over angel food cake, pound cake, ice cream or cheesecake. Maraschino Cherries Recipe >>