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Contributor

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Colleen Jeffers

The Good Drink

Colleen Jeffers is the creator of TheGoodDrink.com, an entertaining and recipe website focused on making it easy to drink good cocktails at home. Featured by BHG, Pottery Barn, Sugar & Cloth, the feedfeed, and various other online publications for her simple, seasonal recipes, Colleen loves making high quality, highly memorable cocktails less intimidating.

Colleen and her husband live in Portland, Oregon, where they try not to spoil their hound dog, a battle they’ve been losing for six years.

Contributions

The Festive & Refreshing Pomegranate Punch You Need to Make This Holiday Season

The Festive & Refreshing Pomegranate Punch You Need to Make This Holiday Season

Made with homemade grenadine!
You can’t enter the high season of entertaining without a kick-butt holiday punch recipe up your sleeve. You just can’t...
Cinnamon Spiced Pear Swizzle Cocktails

Cinnamon Spiced Pear Swizzle Cocktails

So festive.
Pears are just one of those fruits that seem uber festive as part of a holiday spread. They also make...
A Genius Thanksgiving Cocktail: Cranberry Sauce & Chile Margaritas

A Genius Thanksgiving Cocktail: Cranberry Sauce & Chile Margaritas

Make use of those holiday leftovers.
A perpetual presence on the Thanksgiving table gets a seasonal makeover in this super easy, sweet, tart and slightly cranberry...
One Pot Holiday Punch: Stovetop Cocktails for a Crowd

One Pot Holiday Punch: Stovetop Cocktails for a Crowd

'Tis the season.
‘Tis (just about) the season, and holiday gatherings are starting to begin in earnest. Honestly, when the calendar flips to...
Pink Lady Cocktails with Homemade Grenadine

Pink Lady Cocktails with Homemade Grenadine

It's pomegranate season!
I feel almost duty bound to show people how easy it is to make grenadine every time pomegranates hit the...
Trick or Treat Yourself with This Zombie Punch

Trick or Treat Yourself with This Zombie Punch

Get party ready.
Halloween is the perfect time to break out this tiki classic, so named because one too many will make you...
Spooky, Smoky Cocktails for Halloween

Spooky, Smoky Cocktails for Halloween

These drinks are all about the drama.
Break out your spookiest candles and darkest decor. You’re throwing a Halloween party, and these smoked cocktails are going to...
Get Your Halloween Party Started with These Push Pop Jello Shots

Get Your Halloween Party Started with These Push Pop Jello Shots

A more refined version.
For some, Jello shots will forever stay the stuff of frat house nightmares, a fluorescent ode to tasteless debauchery. But...
Salted Caramel Cocktails

Salted Caramel Cocktails

Get ready for a cozy night in.
If you’ve been looking for the ultimate fall treat-yourself moment, look no further. These salted caramel cocktails are rich, creamy...
These Fall Shandies Are the Perfect Way to Celebrate Oktoberfest All Season Long

These Fall Shandies Are the Perfect Way to Celebrate Oktoberfest All Season Long

Prost!
Oktoberfest actually starts in September, but it’s not too late to break out the beer and bratwurst. This two ingredient...
Fresh Apple Cider Cocktails for a Crowd

Fresh Apple Cider Cocktails for a Crowd

The best way to embrace fall.
Pumpkin spice gets all the love when the leaves start to turn, but to me there's no better indication that...
Spiced & Spiked Hot Chocolate Campfire Cocktails

Spiced & Spiked Hot Chocolate Campfire Cocktails

Add a little something extra to your hot chocolate.
Some of my all time favorite memories have been made in the autumn months staying up with friends around a...
Boozy, Frozen Pumpkin Spice Lattes That Are Better Than the Original

Boozy, Frozen Pumpkin Spice Lattes That Are Better Than the Original

Because everything's better with bourbon.
Ah, the PSL (aka the Pumpkin Spice Latte, for those of you who've never walked into Starbucks). Whether you spend each...
Sous Vide Cocktails with Fig and Rosemary

Sous Vide Cocktails with Fig and Rosemary

Take advantage of the season.
Fresh produce alert: figs are finally in season! My farm market is filled to the brim with figs in a...
A Tailgate Cocktail You'll Want to Make All Football Season

A Tailgate Cocktail You'll Want to Make All Football Season

Cheers!
Tailgating season is here, and beer is definitely not the only thing that belongs in your cooler. These easy, crowd...
Applejack Cocktails That Will Get You Excited for Fall

Applejack Cocktails That Will Get You Excited for Fall

Send off the summer in style!
If you’ve never heard of applejack before, prepare for your wildest autumn cocktail dreams to come true. This apple-based liquor...
Fresh Pressed Juice Cocktails

Fresh Pressed Juice Cocktails

Healthy & refreshing.
Guys, I have a confession to make – I’m a cold-pressed juice addict. There’s something about the fresh zing of...
3 Tropical Drinks for the Ultimate Tiki Party

3 Tropical Drinks for the Ultimate Tiki Party

It's Tiki Time.
Tiki is the new gold standard for tropical summer fun – there’s something truly magical about the way pink flamingos...
Adult Juice Boxes

Adult Juice Boxes

Feel like a kid again.
Juice boxes and drink pouches aren’t just for kids, and I’ve got a travel-friendly, make-ahead, crowd-pleasing recipe to prove it...
4-Ingredient Blender Watermelon Daiquiris

4-Ingredient Blender Watermelon Daiquiris

A getaway in a glass.
Ah, blender drinks. Is there anything more enticing this time of year than an icy cold, slushy beverage in your...
Strawberry Rhubarb Pitcher Cocktails

Strawberry Rhubarb Pitcher Cocktails

These drinks are the perfect way to use those farmers market finds.
Is there any better harbinger of summer than the sudden bounty at your local farmers market?
4 Ingredient Boozy Watermelon Floats

4 Ingredient Boozy Watermelon Floats

Yes. Just yes.
Just in time for the 4th of July, I’ve got a summer entertaining trick for every backyard BBQ or beach...
Easy Smoked Cocktails Your Guests Will Love

Easy Smoked Cocktails Your Guests Will Love

Can you say Double Smoked Maple Old Fashioneds?
This recipe involves some serious Jedi level cocktail magic, but takes pretty much zero effort. Can you pour? Can you...

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