New Year's Food and Drink Fun

ABC's Rob Nelson gets some food and drink advice from Chef Tim Laird.
5:29 | 12/29/11

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There is no better person in the world to put some holiday cheer your holiday gathering -- The one and only -- -- our chief entertaining officer of course the author of the book that's entertaining is here to make sure everyone has a great time. New Year's again here we are less when for the year and he came with some bearing some my favorite things swings in -- -- absolutely time -- got the bubbles and yes we have some tips for you when you picking out -- excellent first all the good news is you don't have to spend a lot of money for great champagne. Here's what you -- -- -- -- on the bottle it'll say. -- -- -- and -- that just means that it was produced in the same way they do it in France and that this bottle actually goes to the secondary fermentation so. It really is equality method and -- these this -- about 120 dollars a bottle so you'd have thought no absolutely not and you could actually picking champion -- this week -- level you lack of an elected lectured me about this week -- drives of the different you know levels of what you can do exactly if you want a -- style this Brooke is the way to go out it's probably number one style that sold that way. You drive -- this is the drier look for bright now feel like a little sweeter you can go with extra dry Africa is that what. And again to a little bit more sweeter than that there's actually suite -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- This has six half turns so 12. Three four. Five six all -- I know. But the first thing -- you want to make sure it's well -- that's the big secret. That means four hours minimum in the refrigerator all well -- otherwise it's -- sprite a -- now the other big secret. It is you want to hold -- cork. OK and turn the bottle that's the big secret 45 degrees. And -- just -- the bottle. Getting that core holding court in the Baltimore area turning your -- otherwise the court get people try to -- that cork popped and if you do that they'll just pop -- go everywhere so vote. Just kind of leads it off just turned out there it is ought to be not as -- also has built so that -- not -- -- -- -- flimsy flutes I don't like him they don't hold but should -- -- to drink from part report brought to act as sole white wine glass does double duty bring out your white wine glass. CL easy just -- that it and you have room -- -- -- -- -- diplomats mixes two or so and get more in their feelings and he's easy to pour into the hands of food and drink from those -- Now but we also talk about New -- C. Being irresponsible so I like to serve a lot of alcohol free funds sparkling cocktails of my party and here's a couple like did quite a struggle to go to heck of a heart attack Iraq. This is simply ginger -- but but it got carnage that's what a fun high discus -- and -- all -- this is beautifully to buy these on line lot of people use these in champagnes and that doesn't -- -- credible. But it's actually a lot of fun -- jazzy upload via warring ginger L making it fun he's just a little little bit of flight level that is absolutely had a -- and fun. That's -- I love at least you can. Have this anytime doesn't have to be just New Year's -- this is what I call a tropical fist I'll go check advice about three -- is -- pineapple juice. About an ounce of Orange juice current bottleneck goes -- -- gives -- good little -- And then. That full story check it out everything comes in and just -- this yet does a great there aren't any time. You -- it's kind of nice and frothy. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And then topped with a little bit of clubs some element -- it is we -- that this -- and then finally a little ones -- chosen. And that's it might tropical this English Israelis -- -- here's another -- what to rob really easy Protsko and just a little bit of cranberry juice all right -- -- color line boom that's it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lemon -- sold in here with a little bit apparent actors so this is what I call a -- -- instead of the peach. And a little -- -- -- garnish. That's it that goes -- really nice that threatening -- offering very -- quick and easy and then if you like Swedes pay ten overall -- here useful -- absolutely Sweden because all these go with a little -- us champagne -- out Paul free sparkling -- -- -- and -- assortment -- so easy to -- you can -- him. And your guess I'll have fun and we will -- -- tears and have this thing where art you regret here rob on ascent right here on credit -- let's pull it. Everybody would soon. You know -- -- -- -- until it anyway and we can't imagine how odd that you believe you -- you'll have this morning has everybody that's here. I guess they start box they are -- -- Tim lamb America's chief entertaining officer always liven up the party similar drink this -- we give them this segment it's more information check out W and fans. Dot com happening here everybody's happy -- here we go.

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