Sip Like the Stars: Moët & Chandon Golden Glamour Cocktail

Katie Lee, author of “The Comfort Table” and culinary personality, created Chinese Five Spice popcorn to pair with Oscar Gold and Moët’s “Golden Glamour” signature cocktail which will be served on the red carpet and at the Governor’s Ball.  Sip and nosh like the stars on Oscar night.

Golden Glamour

4 ounces Moët & Chandon Imperial Champagne

1/4 ounce Navan

1-1/2 ounce Passion Fruit Juice

Fresh Mint Garnish

Combine vanilla liqueur and juice in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into champagne coupe. Top with champagne. Garnish with sprig of fresh mint if desired.

Chinese Five-Spice Kettle Corn – created by Katie Lee

Katie says, “I eat popcorn almost every night and I like to experiment with different flavors. I make this Chinese Five-Spice Kettle Corn to enjoy with cocktails and also package it up in take out boxes for a party favor for my guests.”

3/4 cup popcorn

1/4 cup canola oil

3 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons Chinese 5 Spice powder

2 teaspoons salt

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

In a pot with a tight-fitting lid over medium heat, combine popcorn, oil, sugar, 5 Spice powder, and salt. Shake constantly. When popcorn begins to pop, lower heat to medium-low. Continue to shake until popping begins to slow and transfer to a bowl. Drizzle with melted butter.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings – Prep Time: 5 minutes – Cook Time: 5 minutes

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