Mix & Mingle

Can’t make it to the Oscar’s this year? Ryan MacDonald of RyMac’s Rub-n-Pub shared some signature cocktail recipes to serve at your very own Oscar-watching party, and we found the most elegant ways to serve them.

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article was fact checked and accurate at press time, but 417 Magazine cannot guarantee its accuracy indefinitely.

OSCAR WORTHY: Waterford Wishes flutes, $135 a pair at Gamble’s Gifts; French Hen Grand Champion Steer Trophy, $159 at The Market; Dom Perignon champagne, $169.95  at Brown Derby International Wine Center.

Recipes courtesy of Ryan MacDonald of RyMac’s Rub-n-Pub, 417-799-0309, 107 Park Central Square, Springfield

1. The Starlet

4 ounces Champagne 
½ ounce Raspberry Liquor 
Combine, and drop in a few raspberries for flare. 

Bella Lux flute, $5.99 at Marshall’s

2. The Sidekick

½ ounce RumChata 
½ ounce Captain Morgan
½ ounce Banana Liquor Combine, shake with ice, and strain.

Cordial, $5.95 at The Market

3. The Femme Fatale

1¼ ounces Strawberry Smirnoff
2 ounces light lemonade
½ ounce Raspberry Liquor
Combine, and top with a splash of champagne, sweet white wine or Sprite.

Gold rimmed martini glass, $11.95 at The Market

4.The Villain

Splash Absolut Vanilla
Fill glass with Guinness. 

Clear Pint glass, $3.99 at TJ Maxx

5.The Leading Man

2 ounces Makers Mark
½ ounce Cherry Juice (not grenadine)
½ squeezed orange
Combine, and serve on the rocks.

High ball glass, $4.99 at TJ Maxx

1. Tuxedo cookies, $1.99 each at Beth’s Bake Shoppe & Tea Room  2. Red Velvet cupcakes, $2.75 at The Cup 3. Pickard Centennial dinner plate, $126 at Gamble’s Gifts 4. Ruffled Melamine gold charger, $2.50 at Dillard’s 5. Truffle oil popcorn, $5 at Flo Eatery & Wine Bar 6. Movie popcorn containers, $3.99 at Party City 7. Assorted specialty truffles, boxes of four start at $11 at Elle’s Patisserie 8. Beatriz Ball sterling silver serving tray, $51.99 at Countryside Cottage 9. Nobility tablecloth, $40 at Dillard’s

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More Articles Like This

Best of 417 2017

See which food, activities, people and places made the cut.

Setting Sail to Serve

This past April, travel buffs Ellen Gray and Missy Dumler cruised to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic aboard Carnival Corporation’s maiden voyage of the Fathom Adonia. This innovative excursion combines vacation with volunteerism, a concept designed to make travel purposeful and to impact the lives of others on a global scale.

Varsity Muse

Channel your inner punk-rock prom queen with looks that pair nostalgic high school staples with wild prints, graphic tees and a variety of textures. By styling these pieces with more refined attire, you will pull off the look with ease. All you need is the right attitude.
Edit Module
Edit Module
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Sign up for our newsletters Follow us on Instagram
Edit Module

Edit ModuleShow Tags

  1. Savvy Shopper: Little Bluebird Vintage Boutique
    Ozark’s Little Bluebird Vintage Boutique specializes in refinished antiques, but don’t expect...
  2. 6 Spa Treatments We Love
    If February has you feeling frazzled, a stint at an ah-inducing 417-land spa is just the ticket....
  3. Perfect Pairs
    We got the low-down on footwear and legwear this season so you know exactly how to style your...
  4. Varsity Muse
    Channel your inner punk-rock prom queen with looks that pair nostalgic high school staples with...
  5. Fall in Love with February Handbags
    Indulge in these little bits of luxury to sweeten up your day.
Edit Module