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.

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

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