Here’s what usually happens when someone gets a gift basket: initial excitement followed by mild disappointment contents divided among friends recipient keeps one or two things wicker basket ends up in the trash along with 2 pounds of packing material. You don’t want that. Here’s how to avoid that by assembling your own.
A punch bowl brings people together – it’s like a spiked version of the office water cooler, except much more fun and delicious. Over the brimming bowl, stories are shared, jokes cracked, songs belted, drinks sloshed, bonds formed and strengthened. The bonus: post-prep, the host is hands-off. (It’s our duty to embrace lazy in any possible form over the holidays.) We’ve asked some of Toronto’s stellar bartenders to share their recipes for your good cheer.