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Halloween: Cocktail And Punch Recipes For Home Entertaining

Halloween is just around the corner and Award-winning mixologist Victoria D'Amato-Moran has created a series of specialty Halloween drink recipes to toast the night fright.

With ghoulishly green coloring, these haunting treats are as festive as they are delicious.

Quenching thirst and adding décor, serve up the Midori Halloween Harvest punch by mixing the seasonal flavors of cranberry and apple juice with Midori Melon Liqueur and rum:

(Image of Midori Spider's Kiss - courtesy of Victoria D’Amato Moran and Midori - All Rights Reserved - See Recipe Below To Re-create)

Midori Spider's Kiss

1 part Midori Melon Liqueur

1 part SKYY Vodka

Juice from ½ Lemon

Chocolate syrup


With chocolate syrup, draw a web on the inside of the martini glass. Chill glass. Shake Midori, SKYY and lemon juice with ice and strain into martini glass. Drizzle grenadine down the side for a blood effect.

Midori Halloween Harvest

1 part Midori Melon Liqueur

1 part Dark Rum

1 part Light Rum

2 part White Cranberry Juice

1 part Unfiltered Apple Juice

1 part Simple Syrup

Juice of one lemon

*For a Punch Bowl (32 ounces) use this recipe X's 8. Add the liquid ingredients and mix well. Top with apple slices, blueberries, and melon balls.

Midori Green Ghoul

1 part Midori Melon Liqueur

½ part Strega Liqueur or Yellow Chartreuss

½ part Canton Ginger liqueur

Ginger Beer or Ginger Ale

Add first 3 ingredients into a shaker glass, add ice, shake, strain over ice in a collins glass. Line the inside of the glass with strands of black licorice. Pour in contents of shaker and fill with ginger beer or ginger ale.

About Victoria D'Amato-Moran

Victoria D'Amato-Moran started in the restaurant business in 1984, working under Jeremiah Tower, at his 4-star restaurant, Stars. When D'Amato-Moran entered and won her first drink competition in 2003, she was hooked.

Eight successful competitions later, she continues to thrive on visualizing and creating delicious and beautiful drinks.

D'Amato-Moran has been recognized for her work in Santé Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, San Francisco Magazine, and is a bi-monthly cocktail contributor to Un Buona Salute Italian Magazine. She currently resides in San Francisco, CA.

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